As Kottke famously pointed out over a year ago, the number of female speakers at tech conferences is pretty dismal. But that's exactly what new site Geekspeakr is trying to fix. It offers a directory of women tech experts, tagged with hundreds of different specialties and all available for speaking engagements. If you're an event organizer, you can use the site to contact desirable speakers, and, if you're a female speaker, you can create your own profile and wait for the speaking invitations to roll in. It's a fantastic idea - I also wonder if a site directory like this might also benefit other male-dominated fields like the sciences and skepticism.
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