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Watching #AnitaHill speak at #GraceHopper celebration. You can live stream you go to their site.

Needed this community, this speaker, after witnessing questioning of Dr Ford and Kavanaugh.
no female up for supreme court justice would be able to be vulnerable in the same way" -talking about Judge Kavanaugh being able to cry and be angry in a way we would never allow a woman up for the job. #gracehopper2018 #GHC18 #GHC #AnitaHill #Keynote
Women need to have authenticity (emotions, personality) in how we do our work, and we are in a system that does not allow us to have it, but does for men. -#AnitaHill #gracehopper2018 #Ghc #GHC18
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Happening now: @jovialjoy is unpacking bias + #ML @lesbiantech #GHC18 big crowd
Came late. But here goes..

Only requirement to join Algorithmic Justice League is to come up with a superhero name + a burning desire to help. @jovialjoy #GHC18
Companies are now moving towards algorithmic accountability l. Started work in 2016. Movement now. Joined IEEE to help with this work. TED talk over 1M views. @jovialjoy #GHC18 + @lesbiantech
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“Yes, I can jump rope in heels” — @jessomatt #GHC18 #WeAreHere
BUT ALSO. ALSO, the coolest thing about this jump rope is that jumping with it generates energy. It started with a soccer ball created by @jessomatt — 1 hour of playing generates 3 hours of electricity. When she realized that girls weren’t being allowed to play soccer...
...with the boys after a certain age, or they weren’t allowed to play outside anymore after a certain age, Jessica created this jump rope as a way to include the girls who were being excluded. She created the space for them. Awesome keynote from @jessomatt at #GHC18
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