Deb Liu of Facebook Is Developing More Women in Tech–And Calling Out Sexist Language

Deb Liu is the VP of Platform and Marketplace at Facebook.  She's working to address the challenges that women in tech are facing both on day to day basis, and through a non-profit she co-founded called Women in Product, which brings together women who build. Listen to our conversation here:

Deb also wrote and recorded a special "audio OpEd" for us about sexist language at work. Much of this language is hiding in plain sight. Want to take her challenge? Track how many of the words below you use or hear in a given day. Listen to her OpEd here:

"Male words"

Compiled by Deb Liu

Two-man rule

Man-on-man defense

Gentlemen's agreement

Old Boys Club

Man up

Ballsy

Two guys in a garage (starting a startup)

Right-hand man

That's his boy

Poster boy

Man bites dog

Manpower

Wingman

White man's burden

Strawman

Key man risk

Everyman

Middleman

Great man myth

Grow a pair

Big boy pants

Cowboy

Guys

Dude

Man hours

Man sprints

Quarterback

Manning a booth

Everyone and their brother

 Deb Liu

Deb Liu