From: Matias Capeletto (matias.capeletto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-06 08:59:13
On 7/6/07, Martin Bonner <Martin.Bonner_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> ----Original Message----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Matias Capeletto
> Sent: 06 July 2007 13:07 To: boost-users_at_[hidden];
> boost_at_[hidden] Subject: [boost] [IBD] Help request, A Woman's
> Point of View
> > Hi,
> > Joaquín Mª López Muñoz:
> >> Just wanted to say you guys are doing a terrific job with this IBD
> >> initiative. It's amazing how many people have joined in in such a
> >> short amount of time, folks with various interests and skills, to
> >> form a truly multidisciplinary team.
> > Joaquin's post make me realize that we are not a _truly
> > multidisciplinary_ team.
> > We are currently lacking a woman's point of view.
> > Is there any female Booster willing to help us?
> Why? I mean, what is there that is specifically different
> about a "woman's point of view"?
> I can certainly see that an /international/ point of view is
> useful (a native speaker to get the grammer right, a non-native
> speaker to remove colloquialisms for example), but I really don't
> see the point when it comes to men/women.
Woman and man interests and skills can be complemented to achieve a
better team. The other thing is that when a woman is present, we man
tend to care more about our ways.
> Incidentally, why did Joaquin's post prompt the thought?
> Was it the use of "guys"?
... folks with various interests and skills ...
Anyway, I do not think there is any difference in productivity nor
intelligence. I just want to have some girls among us because we are
in 2007 and is incredible to only see mans jumping in.
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