Next week I'll be at the Brandon Hall Innovations in Learning Conference, where I will be doing a half-day pre-conference session with Janet Clarey on using social media to get the most out of the conference and a Social Media 101 session later in the week. I'll also be participating in a panel discussion on Women Who Blog with Janet, Cathy Moore, Kristina Schneider, Christine Martell, and Emma King.
I have my own thoughts on what it means to be a female blogger, but I'm interested in hearing from all of you about what you think. Some of my questions:
- Do you think there's a difference in how men and women blog? If so, how would you characterize those differences?
- Do you find that you learn different things from male and female bloggers?
- We all know that there are more men than women blogging, at least professionally--any thoughts on why that would be? What could we do to encourage more women to blog?
- Should we even be talking about the issue? Do gender issues in blogging have any relevance to our professional practice?
I'm interested in hearing from both genders on this, so don't be shy! Drop me a line in comments or if you reply on your own blog, leave me a link so I can find it. Looking forward to reading your thoughts!