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The Mere Appearance of a Woman on Stage at Apple's Keynote Is Worthy of a Tweet

Apple Pay Vice President Jennifer Bailey
Apple Pay Vice President Jennifer Bailey
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The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference is today, and apparently the keynote presentation is so historically made up of white men that a single female speaker can unleash a flurry of amazed tweets. That's what happened when Apple VPs Jennifer Bailey and Susan Prescott took the stage to speak at the event. "Apple may have thousands of female employees, but seeing even two up on stage is new," The Verge's James Vincent writes. So new, that the mere appearance of a woman on stage at Apple's keynote is worthy of a tweet. Cue the shocked reactions: