When people ask why we should encourage women and girls to pursue technology education, I tell them about Soso Luningo.
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Nearly 30% of child deaths around the world could be prevented using tools we already have. That we fail to prevent these deaths is one of the single largest failures of humanity.
What is striking about this meeting is the number of men involved -- accounting for at least half the attendants. A far cry compared to other gatherings on women.
Rarely do our suburban party discussions take us to settings beyond our backyards, but when they do, I'm happy to tout the open-minded, sympathetic, globally-concerned view that will digest well with wine and brie.
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