This week in our Women in Comms roundup: tech companies lobby for diversity; Clinton crusades for techies; #nowomanever makes waves; and more.
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Let's step outside the C-suite for a moment and talk about every woman, not just startup founders and coding gurus. There's a new hashtag in town -- #nowomanever -- and it's shedding a humorous light on an issue all women have dealt with at some point or another: street harassment. Women all over the world are tweeting annoying, invasive and sometimes threatening things that men have said or done to them while they were in public places and mockingly hashtagging the post #nowomanever. Putting a silly spin on this serious matter seems to be the best plan of attack, because this is an abuse that #nowomanever, whether she's head of a company or unemployed, should have to endure. (See WiCipedia: Victory in a 'Culture of Victimology', Tales From the Valley: Bias, Sexism & Worse and WiCipedia: Millennials & the 'Angry Man' Movement.)
This week in our WiC roundup: Coding school teaches kids to help others with tech; '90s TV reigns supreme even in the everything-automated age; computer science programs may have more accountability soon; and more.