Who’s your posse?

In 2003, I was attending a conference – by myself – but, of course, with more than 6,000 other attendees – all largely technical. I was feeling pretty much out of my element – I was a right-brained person hanging out in a largely left-brained world. At the end of a long day of education,…

The Bar doesn’t need to be lowered (I might just need a boost)

Call it a Glass Ceiling or a Sticky Floor, the fact is there remains an element of our culture that makes it tough to Lean In.  Am I right? Alison Gianotto writes in her article “Backing Diversity Lowers the Bar?” ( July-August 2014 issue of SC Magazine), “The same characteristics encouraged in young men are…