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* Hacker culture is much more decentralized compared to non profit / education / social work culture. Enabling people to "branch" ideas and experiment is encouraged.
* Hacker culture is much more decentralized compared to non profit / education / social work culture. Enabling people to "branch" ideas and experiment is encouraged.
* Women at hackerspaces aren't necessarily thrilled about being pigeonholed into traditional female roles in teaching kids, education, non profits, or social work. Be sensitive to this. Many people have had to overcome prejudice, social and cultural considerations to become more technical and learn how to code or get into engineering. Help push women into areas outside of kid's education, it will make the world a better place! conversely, there are many great men at hackerspaces who are eager to work with kids and don't usually have the opportunity because they were told they were "too technical"
* Women at hackerspaces aren't necessarily thrilled about being pigeonholed into traditional female roles in teaching kids, education, non profits, or social work. Be sensitive to this. Many people have had to overcome prejudice, social and cultural considerations to become more technical and learn how to code or get into engineering. Help push women into areas outside of kid's education, it will make the world a better place! conversely, there are many great men at hackerspaces who are eager to work with kids and don't usually have the opportunity because they were told they were "too technical"
* Incentivizing DIY and personal initiative in your own organization is one way we can help. hackerspaces are all about people doing stuff...


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