The inspiration and lead-by-example approach to encourage women to never give up in their engineering careers — it seems so critically needed in a technology market now so mired by sexism and harassment.
Women, minorities and people who identify as transgender have in themselves to look to for leadership and support. That's the message we heard from Margaret Mayer, vice president of engineering at Capital One, and Ashley McNamara, principal technologist at Pivotal, from OSCON in Austin.
A highlight of the conversation came when Mayer and McNamara discussed mentoring and women who may be shy or don't want to speak up, in this episode of The New Stack Makers.
Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/s_aAZ2birOM