I spent some time this week reading Lean Out: The Struggle for Gender Equality in Tech and Start-Up Culture, a collection of essays, articles, and blog postings written by 25 women in, as you might guess, the technology field. Their collective experiences make depressing reading despite the courage, humor, and thoughtfulness with which they approach their various situations. Here we are in 2015, nearly 50 years since feminism became a mainstream movement, and, as the book’s editor, Elissa Shevinsky, writes, many women are departing the technology industry because they find the conditions too hostile.

To read the rest of the review, visit Wendy Grossman’s blog.

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