Happy Tuesday everyone, I hope you’re staying safe! Things have escalated quickly last week with Coronavirus (or COVID-19) being officially named a pandemic. The world seems surreal, I’ve never witnessed anything like it…
I hope you are taking the necessary measures to stay safe yourself and to take care of your community! At the same time, Coronavirus shouldn’t be everything you read/watch/talk about – because this information/panic overload it might have negative on mental health. So, to distract you from all of that – here’s another issue of Women in Tech Weekly!
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 👩💻
Laura and Technological Wellbeing
Laura is an absolute badass and a beautiful soul. Her background is in Psychology and she uses it to bring a new angle to the tech world! She is always up to something new and exciting (I mean she is working with technologies like VR, AR and Gaming!), so following her is always fascinating!
Francesca is celebrating The HubSpot Product team leaders’ commitment to allyship!
In her own words:
“This year, in honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, HubSpot Product leaders got together to discuss what “each for equal” means to them. Learn more about HubSpot’s Product & Engineering team here.”
Alex is celebrating a happy pregnancy and productive quarantine!
In her own words:
“After 3 losses we finally got far in our pregnancy 🤰 (going through the 6th month now) and I’m enjoying every second of it while staying productive and excited.”
In her own words:
“I want to be a woman who uses the little platform she has to scream from the mountain tops that everyone *yes, EVERYONE* deserves a chance to be exposed to the beauty of science, technology, mathematics, and engineering. I am sick and tired of the STEM field feeling like this elite, inaccessible field that only certain “privileged” people belong in.
STEM is for everyone; that’s what this platform is all about.”
10 tips to stay sane during Covid-19 quarantine – created and shared by Alex
“Now that so many countries have asked society to stay home in quarantine to avoid the spread of Covid-19, we need guidance on how to keep our lives healthy productive and sane while we are indoors. So much has changed in our routines that we need tips to make the best out of these hard times. Only together we can succeed.”
My Take On Google’s Six Chart Design Principles – created and shared by Haley
“In 2017, a group of brilliant Google employees from different backgrounds (graphic design, research, engineering) came together to create a complete guide to data visualization. One of the byproducts of this guide was a list of six principles for designing any chart. These principles aren’t rocket science, but they are details that many people push under the rug. As a result, data visualizations are not as impactful as they could potentially be.”
Women in STEM by Maryville University – created and shared by Jenna
“While serious obstacles remain and gender disparity stubbornly persists, the outlook for women choosing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics is brighter than ever. Two trends are converging at the right time: Societal misconceptions about women in technology fields are being blown up just as the industry’s need for skilled tech professionals skyrockets.”
Deepdive into 3 Major Data Science Languages – created by Vicky
Vicky covers SQL, Python and R – explaining how they work.
A witty illustration of how data structures work.
Advice and Resources to Take Care – created by Tara
A wonderful Instagram highlight by Tara with a compilation of thoughts, advice and resources on how to take care during these tough times.
Tech Salary Statistics You Need to Know – created and shared by me 🙂
Let’s look at some key tech salary statistics that I think you should know!
10 Highest Paying Jobs in Tech – created and shared by me 🙂
The tech industry is booming and you can tell that from the growing salaries – so let’s look at the 10 highest paying jobs in the industry!
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 🙂