So you want more women at your tech event? Say it out loud.

This is Part 3 of an ongoing series called So you want more women at your tech event? One of the biggest mistakes I see conference organizers make is not making a public statement on gender equality. It's a very small thing to do, but the effect can be huge. I had been meaning to write this post [...]

On hidden bias

At that same dinner, one African American woman summed up progress in this way: “We’ll know we have parity when mediocre black women get funding for bad ideas at the same rate as mediocre white men.” Fraeda Kapor Klein On TechCrunch Thanks to Cindy Gallop for drawing this to my attention.

So you want more women at your tech event? Make it cheap.

This is Part 2 of an ongoing series called So you want more women at your tech event? One of the easiest things you can do to get more women at your event is to make it cheap to attend. Women have lower salaries and less disposable income than men. They are more often single parents. And [...]

Multilingual billing… what are your options?

I work and build websites in Quebec where I'm required to provide invoices in French as the default. This is perfect for my French-speaking clients.  But many of my English-speaking clients prefer English invoices. This means that I need a multilingual billing system. Many billing systems claim to be multilingual, when they are really unilingual [...]