Many consider Slack to be a gender-neutral zone. For instance, Erin Campbell, a senior designer at McKinney, describes it as a “fairly neutral place where the value of voice is in the merit of a comment itself,” and she doesn’t have to “sugarcoat” things to make her thoughts come across. Nitya Srikishen, senior marketing manager at Crowdtap, adds that Slack’s off-the-cuff nature and fun elements, like the thumbs-up emoji and GIFs, make it easier for all genders “to express themselves in their unique ways.”