December 17: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 37

Another Tuesday, another of Women in Tech Weekly! I love creating these each week, seeing how unique each story is, each one is as exciting as the first! Seeing examples of these amazing women always inspires me to improve and learn more each day.

Hope it inspires you, too, and I hope to see you in the next one (make sure to check out the submission form below) ?

Featured Woman ?‍?

Roxana and coderox

Roxana is a beautiful human being who is always striving forward. She isn’t afraid to try new things, technologies or places – I mean she lives in Dubai these days! Following her journey on social media has been wonderful, she shares so many interesting insights, tips and her dedication to empowering women in tech is contagious!

Learn about Roxana’s story here!

Celebrations ??

Meghan started a YouTube channel!

I’ve been wanting to create video content for a while but I was so hesitant. I finally just took the plunge and started creating and I’m really excited about it!

Mary was featured on People of Alabama with a badass interview!

That interview gave me goosebumps, it’s incredibly inspiring and empowering! Mary, you are a fighter, thank you for sharing your story and your beautiful message with the world! 

Anto has officially graduated from her Associate’s degree!

Congratulations, Anto! It’s been incredible watching your journey and I’m so excited for this incredible milestone in your life 🙂 Cheers to you!! ? 

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Life has been beyond busy and bumpy. I’ve shared very few updates here because this account is mainly Computer Science related after all, and there hasn't been much time for computer science-ing lately. ⁣ ⁣ ➡️ But I wanted to take this as an opportunity to share a message I try to remind myself often. ⁣ . ⁣ ❗️"?? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ??????? ???? ????????. ?????? ??? ????????? ?? ???? ?? ?? ????? ??? ???? ???? ?? ???? ?? ???? ???? ???????."⁣ ⁣ & ⁣ ⁣ ❗️"??? ??? ????? ?? ??? ????? ???? ??? ????????????, ???? ?? ??? ???? ??? ?? ???? ????? ?????? ???"⁣ ⁣ For example: I haven't coded in a bit over a month. But I made huge advances towards my Computer Science Bachelor's Degree this week. ⁣ ⁣ Yesterday was the last day of the last class (Speech) I needed to get my Associate's degree and move on to the next phase of my studies. ⁣ ⁣ ⁉️This might be quite confusing for those of you that are not familiar with the US college system. But it basically means I am done with all the classes I needed to take that are NOT related to computer science. I am now ready to transfer schools and start with the juicy stuff. ⁣ ⁣ So, even though I haven't touched any code since my last hackathon, big things are happening for my career in programming. ⁣ ⁣ ➡️ I'm sure you have similar things you have to do. Maybe it's admin work for your business when you rather be designing, or meetings at work when you rather be coding. All these activities that we can't avoid make us feel like we're off our path and wasting time, when in fact, ????'?? ? ????????? ???? ??????? ??? ?????. Don't forget that the way I tend to do.

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Steph taught 300 kids how to code at Hour of Code 2019!

And even got a JSON tattoo as a result!

This is amazing Steph, thank you for doing this incredibly important work! Those 300 children will help shape the future of the tech industry one day, thank you for empowering them to do that!!

Resources ?‍?

Jennifer O and her wise words – created by Jennifer

Jennifer’s feed is filled with wise words and amazing insights. Make sure you follow this badass lady!

How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome – created and shared by me 🙂

Imposter syndrome is incredibly common! But it’s all in your head and here is a powerful strategy on how to make it your friend 😉

Please let me know your thoughts in the comments below and if you’d like to share something for next week’s issue, here’s the submission form!! Bookmark that and add anything you’d like to share in there ?

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