Down With The Norms

Goldman Rightly Punished for WECode Support My Facebook feed was recently swamped by a sea of posts assailing a New York Times’ article that questioned the motivations behind Goldman Sachs handing out mirrors and nail files at WeCode (Women Engineers Code) Conference, 2014 organized at Harvard. The overarching argument that resonated across board focused on the NYT choice of highlighting seemingly insignificant details over the groundbreaking initiative itself that WeCode itself represented. To quote a Crimson article, NYT “ overlooked the company’s generosity and commitment to the noble goal of encouraging women in computer science.” The same editorial questioned the …






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