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  • March 6, 2017 #SXwomen

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  • Welcome to the EdTechWomen Meet Up!

    We are a networked community for women's leadership in

    education technology. We are business experts, technologists,

    designers, and educators working to support the development of

    women's leadership capacity and opportunity in education

    technology.

    Our mission is to increase the leadership capacity of women in

    education technology through inclusivity, visibility, and impact.

    This is our annual facilitated networking discussion at SXSWedu!

    @edtechwomen #SXwomen

  • Two Things to Share:

    Sehreen, Ayla, and Baby Azali EdTechWomen Tokyo Chapter

  • Last year we talked about what equality looks like for women in our industry.

    A year later, regardless of where you stand politically, to achieve that equality, intersectionality in the womens rights movement can no longer be ignored.

  • Today we are going to talk about that intersectionality.

    "Intersectionality simply means that there are lots of

    different parts to our womanhood, and those parts

    race, gender, sexuality, and religion, and ability are not

    incidental or auxiliary. They matter politically."

    Brittney Cooper, Rutgers University

    http://www.vox.com/identities/2017/1/17/14267766/womens-march-on-washington-inauguration-trump-feminism-intersectionaltiy-race-class

    http://www.vox.com/identities/2017/1/17/14267766/womens-march-on-washington-inauguration-trump-feminism-intersectionaltiy-race-classhttp://www.vox.com/identities/2017/1/17/14267766/womens-march-on-washington-inauguration-trump-feminism-intersectionaltiy-race-class

  • Today we are going to talk about intersectionality.

    An intersectional feminist movement ensures that the cries of all women are

    heard and that their demands are met. It recognizes that the oppression of

    women is not solely rooted in sexism but all types of isms. For example black

    women face unique challenges pertaining to their race and gender that white

    women do not face. LGBTQIA identifying women face different challenges than

    straight women. Women who encompass more than one identity face

    increased oppression.

    Chloe Martin, Syracuse University

    on Kimberl Crenshaw, UCLA / Columbia Law

    http://vergecampus.com/2017/01/womens-rights-movement-needs-intersectionality/

    http://vergecampus.com/2017/01/womens-rights-movement-needs-intersectionality/http://vergecampus.com/2017/01/womens-rights-movement-needs-intersectionality/

  • Round One :: Share

    1. Your Name, Your Affiliation

    2. Something you are proud of that is not on

    your LinkedIn

    3. Where do you have privilege? Where do you not have privilege?

    10 Minutes

  • Rotate! Round Two :: Discuss

    1. Name, Affiliation, Something not on LinkedIn

    2. Where do you see that other people have

    privilege? Where do you see that other people

    do not have privilege?

    12 Minutes

  • Rotate! Round Three :: Discuss

    1. Name, Affiliation, Something not on LinkedIn

    2. What mechanisms of influence do you have to

    democratize privilege? What can we as woke

    individuals commit to do in our day to day to

    utilize this influence?

    12 Minutes

  • Share Out:

    What is your takeaway from todays conversation?

    What did you learn from your peers? What did you reflect on for the first time?

    10 Minutes

  • Thank you for being a part of ETW!

    EdTechWomen is an open source, creative commons licensed entity. You

    can start a chapter and carry on this work in your local community.

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  • @edtechwomen #SXwomen