[Actionchix] Stepping out of magazine process
melissa at meldraweb.com
Thu Sep 20 11:23:55 UTC 2007
Clytie Siddall wrote:
> On 20/09/2007, at 10:50 AM, Strata R Chalup wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I think it's great that there's so much enthusiasm for the magazine
>> idea. The general consensus that's emerged has been to make it more
>> inclusive, rather than woman-centric. I get fired up thinking about
>> putting in a lot of volunteer work explicitly for helping other women,
>> but feel ho-hum about a more universal project. I didn't realize I'd
>> feel so strongly about it.
>> I'll certainly keep the magazine in mind when doing writing on tech
>> topics, but am going to drop back off the actionchix list for now.
> Strata, I think the idea is to influence more people. Whom do we really
> need to change? A woman-focussed magazine will preach to the converted
> in some ways.
> While with a wider focus, we can spread the word to those who really
> need to hear it. Both women _and non-women_ need to hear our message.
> We will certainly be supporting women in technology, both by highighting
> rôle models,
Not to mention bring more women into a role-model level of visibility.
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