Like A Girl

Pushing the conversation on gender equality.

Month: December 2018

The Job of an Ally is to Change Culture, Not Encourage Others to Lean In

5 Ally Actions | Dec 7, 2018 Each week, we share five simple actions to create a more inclusive workplace and become a better ally. 1. Don’t “avoid women at all costs” Bloomberg reported on a disturbing trend over on Wall Street…

7 Reasons to Launch A Personal Website as a Developer

It’s pretty easy to create your own website these days. You often don’t need to know much about how to code or how web hosting works. The latest types of websites are simply templates of profile pages where you can…

Not Impossible: Be a Great Mom and a Great Worker

When you become a mom, finding a life-work balance can be very difficult. You need to be fully committed to your child and yet, still be effective at work. But, while many believe it is impossible for working moms to…

Six Women who Defined the Digital Age

For as long as there has been technology, there have been unsung women making groundbreaking innovations that have built the digital world we now live in.   Whether it’s the work of codebreakers at Bletchley Park or modern entrepreneurs who…

Explain Yourself — Women in Tech

It’s been noted many times before that women have a habit of overexplaining themselves in the workplace, which undermines their message and credibility, in turn making it more difficult for us to get what we want; be it more resources,…

Women in Technology: Have we Really Advanced in 2018?

Despite a lot of media attention on gender diversity in tech over the years, there’s still a noticeable lack of women in high-profile roles.   Gender equality has been a notorious issue in the business world for decades, and although…

WillowTree Wants to Help Eliminate the Gender Pay Gap – Facebook is Working Against Us

According to a recent PayScale study, women earn just 77.9 cents for every dollar earned by men. You may think that gap is steadily shrinking, but the facts say otherwise. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) notes that while there…