👩‍💻 'Token Girl Engineer' Spills the Tea at Recruiting Event: Drama Ensues! 🍵

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Picture this: you're a female engineer at a tech company, one of only two women in technical roles. Your company loves to parade you around as the 'token girl engineer' at every recruiting event. But what happens when you finally decide to speak up about the reality of the situation? 🤯 One brave woman shared her experience, and let's just say, things got heated! 🔥

The Token Girl Engineer's Dilemma

tokengirlengineer | tokengirlengineer

Crunch Time and Recruiting Woes

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The Question That Started It All

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Promo Materials vs. Reality

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The Honest Answer

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The Double Life of a Token Girl Engineer

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The Trailblazer vs. The Head-Down Engineer

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Appreciation and Consequences

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The HR Meeting

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The Token vs. Trailblazer Debate

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The Contradictions

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The Honest Description

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The Manager's Frustration

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The Engineer's Response

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The Aftermath

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The Future

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The Token Girl Engineer's Stand: A Tale of Courage and Consequences 🦸‍♀️

So, our fearless female engineer finally had enough of being the 'token girl engineer' and decided to give an honest answer about her company's diversity at a recruiting event. The young woman who asked the question appreciated the honesty, but the manager wasn't too happy 😠. After a heated meeting with HR and her manager, our protagonist is no longer allowed to publicly represent the company (which she's totally fine with, by the way 😉). Now, she's looking for new opportunities, but will her manager's anger cause any issues? Only time will tell! Meanwhile, let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🌐💬

Employee confronts employer for being the 'token woman' at events 👊

nikokazini | nikokazini

Employee faces disrespect and underpayment, time to move on? 💼

dearthofhappy | dearthofhappy

Defend yourself with a lawyer present 👨🏻‍💺 and record the meeting 📴.

The__Riker__Maneuver | The__Riker__Maneuver

Female engineer shares experience of being token woman in workplace. 💪

Oracle5of7 | Oracle5of7

Marginalized community member shares importance of preparing for workplace prejudice.

Willing-Survey7448 | Willing-Survey7448

Female engineers share experiences of tokenism and isolation in industry.

Aggressive-Half2386 | Aggressive-Half2386

💰Being a trailblazer shouldn't mean doing two jobs for one pay. NTA💼

scpdavis | scpdavis

Celebrating International Women's Day with a NTA comment 😊

garyisaunicorn | garyisaunicorn

Woman in engineering agrees with NTA comment, adds humor 😂

personofpaper | personofpaper

👩‍💼 Standing up for yourself at work can be risky business.

xrapwhiz43 | xrapwhiz43

Female engineer discusses impact of recruiting on promotions, supports women in tech. 💪

Fun-Introduction-551 | Fun-Introduction-551

Female engineer discusses 'glue work' and gender discrimination in industry.

alizarincrimson | alizarincrimson

INFO: Commenter asks about diversity recruitment leadership demographics. (NTA)

ginsengtea3 | ginsengtea3

Honesty is the best policy! 🙌 NTA for speaking up.

[deleted] | [deleted]

👏 Stand up for yourself! Threaten legal action against hostile work environment.

stangAce20 | stangAce20

Women in tech face emotional labor to be honest about diversity. 😔

loosegoose42 | loosegoose42

Being singled out, even positively, can still be alienating. 👍

mall_goth420 | mall_goth420

NTA comment defends 'Token Girl Engineer' and criticizes company culture.

linzzzzi | linzzzzi

Representation matters. Solidarity with fellow underrepresented women in STEM. ✊

Easy_Historian_3560 | Easy_Historian_3560

Being the 'token girl engineer' is hurting the company's image. 💫

Quirky-Masterpiece-4 | Quirky-Masterpiece-4

Encouraging women in STEM is important, but not at the cost of hypocrisy. NTA 👏

Reptar1988 | Reptar1988

This engineer deserves better! 💯

Schlumpf | Schlumpf

Female engineer thanks 'Token Girl Engineer' for honesty and support 👏

adventurestori | adventurestori

Supportive reply to NTA comment, warns of potential consequences. 🚧

Trin_42 | Trin_42

Protect yourself in meetings with HR. Print JD, chat records 📝📞, record (if legal) 🎥, bring witness 👥

alebrije_ | alebrije_

Tech industry job security discussed with a positive outlook 👍

Duukt | Duukt

Marketing professional advocates for respecting women in STEM workplaces. 💪

callmecookie88 | callmecookie88

Being the only woman engineer of color isn't true diversity. 👩🏽‍🔬

GerFubDhuw | GerFubDhuw

👍 Truth-telling earns NTA judgment in drama-filled recruiting event.

RealDealBillMcNil | RealDealBillMcNil

Diversity and inclusion matter. Unpaid labor is unacceptable. 💪🏻

MariaInconnu | MariaInconnu

NTA. Retention is key to increasing diversity in engineering. 💪

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Female engineer advises to report unequal treatment to HR and seek better opportunities. 💪

LadyLightTravel | LadyLightTravel

Honesty wins: commenter called out HR and was NTA.

Nalahs_mom29 | Nalahs_mom29

Unpaid work? 🤔 NTA, apply for new jobs and talk to HR.

blueseayellowsun | blueseayellowsun

Female engineer finds success in state employment with male subordinates. 💪

Swedishpunsch | Swedishpunsch

Employee vents frustration at being token female engineer at recruiting event. ESH 👎

BikingOtter | BikingOtter

Playing devil's advocate, but NTA for chasing away candidate. Gender diversity matters.

Proplyd-0628 | Proplyd-0628

Employee's funny but risky behavior at recruiting event.

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Fellow woman in STEM supports 'Token Girl Engineer' amidst diversity issues. ✊

torrentialwx | torrentialwx

Diverse applicant calls out companies' false advertising and extra work demands. NTA.

bjorn_mangosson | bjorn_mangosson

Bring a witness to the meeting tomorrow. You're NTA 👍

sunflowerdenim | sunflowerdenim

Female engineer relates to 'Token Girl Engineer' and criticizes recruiting events.

ellanida | ellanida

Male engineer supports OP's NTA response to sexist diversity expectations. 💪

briareus08 | briareus08

👍 Standing up against gender discrimination in the workplace. #NTA

Otherwise_Nothing_53 | Otherwise_Nothing_53

NTA but risky career move. Better to express diversity goals tactfully. 🤔

Half_Man1 | Half_Man1

Experienced engineer exposes company's lack of diversity. NTA 💯

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Female engineer shares positive experience in male-dominated field. 👍

PizzaAndWine99 | PizzaAndWine99

Diversity in STEM shouldn't be a marketing gimmick. 💪🏽

hightidesoldgods | hightidesoldgods

Employee criticized company at hiring event, facing consequences ⚠️

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Female engineer shares experience of tokenism in workplace. 👏

quiidge | quiidge

Commenter suggests better approach for handling workplace issue. 👍

itsnotlikewereforkin | itsnotlikewereforkin

Demanding fair compensation for extra work 💰

thotphomet | thotphomet

Employee's honesty leads to drama and ESH judgement. 🤷‍♀️

thefrizz6 | thefrizz6

🤦‍♀️ Awkwardness and lack of professionalism noted by commenter.

Gh3tt0fabs | Gh3tt0fabs

Gender bias in the workplace: Not the a**hole for speaking up 👏

Viennah_ | Viennah_

Former HR director agrees with NTA comment. Standing ground applauded 💯

Evil_Gardener | Evil_Gardener

Fair compensation for extra work is non-negotiable 💰

tarak8isgr8 | tarak8isgr8

👍 Good advice on diversity and leaving toxic workplaces.

Decent_Bandicoot122 | Decent_Bandicoot122

Female engineer criticized for sharing 'token girl' opinion during recruiting event.

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Commenter calls out bait post and sub's bad moderation 👀


Company claims to value minorities, then silences them. 🤪

wesellfrenchfries | wesellfrenchfries

Impressed by NTA's actions and advice on diverse hiring practices. 🙌

Crystal010Rose | Crystal010Rose

Commenter calls out both company and employee for missed opportunity ⚖️

rhunter99 | rhunter99

Missed opportunity to address unfair work hours and pay 💰

wheretheFdoistart | wheretheFdoistart

Redditors demand updates on this mysterious situation 🤔

WriteAnotherWoods | WriteAnotherWoods

Clear conscience, no a**hole here. Stand up for yourself. 🤞

GazelleFearless5381 | GazelleFearless5381

Employee speaks up, faces consequences. NTA, but job hunting recommended. 👍

MadOvid | MadOvid

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