Getting friendly with women

I used to work for a software company in southern California, and eventually left because of the toxic corporate culture and politics, especially the old boys network that prohibited women from having any real impact in the company. Recently, they were acquired by a very large technology company that has their own particular unwanted level of corporate politics, but which has a very different attitude towards women. On Friday, I received an email from one of my former (female) colleagues at the acquired company, which said:

The real reason for my email is that I am overwhelmed by the female presence at meetings [since being acquired by Large Co.] … so you can come back now 😉

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