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Independent Consultant at Marketing Gal Consulting LLC in Seattle, WA, United States (Karma: 4,699) Hire me!

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Cyan's OBDUCTION Kickstarter (the creators of MYST and RIVEN)

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  1. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added a comment on Gender Diversity Report For SMX: 33% of speakers were women
    Love that SMX is actively keeping track of this, as gender diversity requires proactive attention to overcome personal bises. They feel 40% female participation is a good metric to strive for as it wi…
  2. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added an article Gender Diversity Report For SMX: 33% of speakers were women
  3. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added a comment on Former Google exec says this word can damage your credibility
    What do you think: should women start minding their "just"s or is this harmful policing of women's language? Here's my experience with the word: Whenever I go back and edit casual Internet conversatio…
  4. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added an article Former Google exec says this word can damage your credibility
  5. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added a comment on How can we make it easier to find + hire women in technology?
    @verbtaxidermist Thanks so much for your transparent and thoughtful reply, Megan. It feels like there's so much "You come to our side of the fence" in company culture instead of "we'll meet you halfwa…
  6. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added a comment on How To Become The Perfect Podcast Guest
    What we’re seeing with podcasts is a conversion rate north of 25 percent.Wow - strong returns over cited blog conversions of 1% - 2%. Wonder what the podcasting industry is seeing as a conversio…
  7. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added a statistic Between ages 25 and 30, 41% of the young talent with credentials in those subject matters are female … [but] 52% of this talent drops out … The most important antigen is the machismo that continues to permeate these work environments … 63% of women in science, engineering and technology have experienced sexual harassment.
  8. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added a comment on How can we make it easier to find + hire women in technology?
    @Soundman1402 The problem is that there's a mass exodus of women after they get into the field because of attitudes and behaviors directed at them from their male colleagues. Hard to make sure the pip…
  9. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added a comment on How can we make it easier to find + hire women in technology?
    @robin_anderson Perhaps not quite what you asked for, but it's telling: Between ages 25 and 30, 41% of the young talent with credentials in those subject matters are female … [but] 52% of …
  10. Lauren Hall-Stigerts added a comment on How can we make it easier to find + hire women in technology?
    @VioletIsHere4U That's a great point, Violet. Some of the hiring managers I have the most respect for say they ... hire for passion and initiative because everything else can be taught.It's short-sig…