Not a lot of Tuesdays left until New Year, but these amazing women are still moving ahead at full speed! Their drive and achievements are truly awe-inspiring, so what better way to spend the holidays than by getting your weekly dose of inspiration right here with our Women in Tech Weekly!
Have a very merry Christmas and I hope to see you in the next one (make sure to check out the submission form below) 😉
Featured Woman 👩💻
Hollie and Science Geekette
Hollie is awesome, this girl has a wonderful sense of humour and takes you on a really fun science journey. And she is working on a field of science that’s less widely known – lasers! So if you’ve been curious to see what other STEM fields or professions there are, you need to follow this beautiful human!
Stefanie celebrated her B-day on 12/14!
In her own words:
“On my birthday 12/14, I celebrated another year being loved, learning, and fostering loving animals.”
Marie officially graduated as a Software Engineer!
Congratulations, Marie!! I loved reading your post am so impressed by all of the personal and professional growth you’ve had in the last 4 years! You are an absolute badass and we are all so proud of you and excited to see what’s next for you!
Sam passed her PhD qualifying exams!
Both, written and oral!!
Congratulations, Sam, this is so exciting and we are all very proud of you! I hope you celebrated really well and are excited for the research stage – we are certainly excited for all of the updates!
Everything you wanted to know about being a new-grad Program Manager – created and shared by Dasani
“Program Management is a highly coveted and elusive role in the tech industry. In this article, I describe what the role is, how you can be a PM and answer a lot of questions I get asked regularly about my job.”
“I have always found Udacity courses to be done to a very high standard. The videos are made well and they throw in plenty of examples for you to practice what you are learning. There are plenty of free courses that help you learn the basics of programming, big data tools like Spark, and even statistics.
You can build up a high-quality foundation of understanding in different programming topics for free! For example, the one in the link goes to full-stack foundations which teaches you how to make a web app.”
Disrupting Holiday Shopping with Tech – created and shared by me 🙂
Holiday shopping is wonderful and daunting at the same time: you get to surprise your loved ones with some thoughtful gifts, but it can also become a nightmare if you don’t know their size or favourite colour. Learn how this company is disrupting that process!
Write Your Business Plan for 2020 – created and shared by me 🙂
Are you ready to take your business into 2020? Whether you’re just starting or if you’re looking to pivot and update your business plan, here are some battle-tested tips on how you should do that!
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 🙂