March 10: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 49

Happy International Women’s Day to all of the incredible women out there! What a wonderful holiday and a chance to recognise how strong, talented, ambitious, powerful, smart, innovative, groundbreaking, gorgeous, multidimensional women are. And how empowering each other is a powerful way to raise everyone’s level!

So here’s another Women in Tech Weekly, filled with celebrations of fellow badasses and resources to help you grow. Cheers to you, ladies! Don’t forget to share your story for the next one. Make sure to check out the submission form at the bottom of the post 🙂

Featured Woman 👩‍💻

Laurence and Learn to Code With Me

Laurence is unstoppable and her story is very inspiring! She was on a completely different path before she pivoted into tech, teaching herself how to code. Since then she has discovered a passion for teaching others and she is killing it with her business and initiatives! Her podcast is a must-listen for any techie.

Laurence is a wonderful person and she spreads her wisdom in everything she does – make sure you’re following her!

Learn about Laurence’s story here!

Celebrations 🥂🎉

Dasani and Katia won their first hackathon!

In Dasani’s own words:

“We won the IATA Hackathon for limited mobility passengers in airports and airplanes. We built an app to help passengers seamlessly check-in their wheelchair and help both the airline and passenger track it. We also built a dashboard to display airline accessibility-related statistics.”

Prasha became a business owner!

Prasha has finalised her company registration paperwork and is now a proud owner of Her STEM Consulting LLC!

Congratulations, Prasha!! This is the beginning of something incredibly badass! We are all very proud of you and excited to see what you get up to with your business!

Linda gave an awesome interview to Fox Tech!

Linda is working on some very exciting projects, including data visualization for the elections and she shares her story in this interview! Thank you, Linda, for being an inspiration for all of us and being such a badass with an exquisite style!

Robyn created and taught a programming class!

Robyn created a course introducing Data Structures in Java and taught a killed it teaching it to a large group of people (almost 40 attendees!).

Congratulations Robyn, this is incredible! You never cease to amaze us and we’re all very excited to see what will be your next goal!

Resources 👩‍💻

6 Ways to Support Women in the Workplace – created and shared by Hiba

Hiba says:

“There are so many issues women have to deal with at the workplace that many don’t know. It’s so important to discuss ways of giving them a positive environment and support. Even though; they may be quiet about what they go through. ”

And three resources created and shared by me 🙂

Gender Pay Gap in Technology Still Exists in 2020

Can you believe that we still have a Gender Pay Gap in Tech in 2020? Unfortunately, statistics show us how bad it is…

Negotiation Tips for Women in Technology

As we all know there’s a significant gender pay gap in tech – and I’ll share some numbers in this video to prove it. So what can we, as women do about it to get higher salaries? Negotiate! Let me give you some tips on how to do that.

11 Ways We Can Support and Empower Other Women

Happy International Women’s Day! What a wonderful holiday and a chance to recognise incredible women in our lives 🥰 With this occasion in mind, I wanted to share some thoughts on how women can support and empower other women – because it’s a beautiful thing to do and together we are so much stronger!

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 🙂

</Coding Blonde>

Share:

Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Let's be friends on Social Media:

Popular posts: