Women in Drupal and Open Source Free Software generally
An impressive crew in the DrupalChix introductions.
Much more recent notes
http://www.blogher.com/open-doors-open-source (see Emma Jane's presentation)
For DGD7 Contributing to the Community: Drupal as a movement: Building a better Drupal community for a better world
key steps for building a better community:
Key comment on how we should engage on IRC:
women in technology
Another courageous voice accepting the flack she knows she'll get for talking about her experiences with sexism and possible sexism-- and the whole topic of women in tech.
To a man who doesn't see any barriers to women in tech: "Um, dude, if your site was loading in 18 seconds but you couldn’t think of any reason for it, would you decide you didn’t have a performance problem?"
"Maria Klawe also said that even the best women in a CS program are far more likely to drop out than the worst guys. When asked how they think they compare, these women consistently rank themselves far below their actual skill level."