[EuroPython] Social Skill Track / Project Management Talks

Martijn Faassen faassen at vet.uu.nl
Tue Oct 7 10:06:18 EDT 2003

Laura Creighton wrote:
> In a message of Tue, 07 Oct 2003 14:44:13 +0200, Martijn Faassen writes:
> >Hoping I don't sound overly silly, an interesting topic on this track mig
> >ht
> >also be something like 'Women in Python'. I saw Laura claim Python attrac
> >ts
> >women blah blah elselist in a discussion about EU funding applications.
> >If you want to substantiate/encourage that this may be the ideal opportun
> >ity.
> >Though actually the Python list where the most women seem to participate
> >actively may be this one. :)

> I think you are talking about this:

> >n) Gender issues are important.  That Python has been sucessfully taught to
> >    girls is great.  Getting references about that would be a _major_ plus.
> >    But we are pretty safe.  Compilers are not better used by men or
> >    women ...

[snip interesting reference]

That's correct. I'm interested in the education topic, and the gender topic
as well, so thanks for the reference!



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