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Comment author: Khorton 10 August 2018 08:25:07PM *  4 points [-]

Hi Kyle! A lot of these questions are about how women feel at events--I hope to be able to answer them after I finish working through my focus group data. I can tell you that EA London has two paid staff, one male and one female.

We haven't used our attendance data to look for patterns in race/ethnicity because it would be more difficult. We can usually make a good guess at someone's gender from their name and appearance, but can't always make a good guess at someone's ethnic background from their name and appearance. We'd have to ask, and asking first-time visitors about their race seemed like a bad idea.