This ‘Tone-Deaf’ Sexist Ad Is Biting Tech Conference In The Butt

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If tech industry sexism were a development bug, it would have been fixed long ago. Instead, embarrassing and tone-deaf ideas like the sexist party invitation currently costing Techweek Chicago both sponsors and support still pervade industry thinking…

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

Techweek Chicago felt the full force of Twitter shame on Wednesday when members of the tech community blasted the Midwestern conference for using photos of women striking flirty poses to promote Techweek’s "Black Tie Rave" charity event.

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