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SM asked me to “fix the gender ratio” on a pursuit deck where I had a team of 3 men and 5 women. Guarantee if it had been 6 men and 2 women he wouldn’t have batted an eye 🙄

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Are you kidding?! I would flip it to all women and then see what he says. Or, shame him publicly (sticky on the page before wide distribution to whole pursuit team: @john, re: your comment about fixing the gender ratio, these are the best qualified folks for this project and I don’t believe this will feel imbalanced).

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Oh please won’t someone think of the men!

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Agree with MD1. And say “you are right. There isn’t enough brainpower here. I will add more women”

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I’d ask for clarification, in writing, and report to his partner or whomever might be sympathetic. That’s unacceptable.

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It would NEVER happen the other way around! Next time you have a mostly male team on a deck, tell him to fix the gender issue and see what he says.

If I had a dollar for every imbalanced team skewing male I’ve seen in decks I’d friggin retire to the Caymans.

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