00:16 – Welcome to “Not Your Mother’s Podcast!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
00:55 – Origin Story and Getting Involved in Coding
03:17 – Programming Perspectives From People of Different Backgrounds; Teaching Adults vs Children
08:19 – Work/Life Balance
11:32 – Changing Culture Around Gender Roles and Caregiving
“Culture is like water in that it flows from the top down.”
18:18 – The MotherCoders Organization
24:27 – Teaching Frontend Development and The Stereotype that Women are Better at Frontend than Backend Work
30:00 – Silicon Valley Elitism, Sexism, and Defining Cultural Norms; “The Ideal Worker”
35:38 – Why do we not have many of women CEOs?
37:42 – Tactical Help for Cultural Changes
Mandy: Donate to MotherCoders and/or support them via AmazonSmile.
Rein: The empowerment of women and the challenges they face are a global problem.
Coraline: Fostering entrepreneurship and empowering women worldwide. Also, thinking about role models and how to amplify voices.
Tina: Including moms as a kind of marginalized group as well.
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