September 22: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 77

In Partnership with the Women In Tech Virtual Career Event on September 24th

Happy Tuesday! The loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is on everyone’s minds and hearts. She was a role model for many and has achieved so much in her life, especially when it comes to women’s rights. She smashed a bunch of ceilings and lead with kindness first and foremost. We can learn a lot from this incredible woman and there’s a post dedicated to that in the resources ❤️

I think that women should come together as a community more than ever these days. And this is why publishing another issue of Women in Tech Weekly brings me so much joy. Join me in celebrating some awesome women in this issue as well as learning about some great resources!

If you’d like to submit anything for next week’s issue, please do so using the submission form at the bottom of this post.

Celebrations 🥂🎉

Alenna is celebrating her career milestone— Country Manager of Loowatt!

In her own words:

“I recently got hired as the country manager of an impact-driven company that focuses on SDG6—Loowatt to provide sanitation tech around the Philippines! I’ll be driving the delivery of the future of waterless sanitation and distributed treatment.

Pariss’ company, Black Tech Pipeline is live!

Congratulations, Pariss! Super excited for you and your amazing company, what an awesome milestone that will take your impact to the next level 🥰

Korie made the 2020 List of Influential African American Women to Follow!

Yesss, congratulations, you absolute badass! Keep smashing stereotypes and inspiring all of us ❤️

Partner: Women In Tech Virtual Career Event on September 24th organised by Dice, eFinancialCareers and ClearanceJobs

This unique virtual career event is a great opportunity to connect with employers committed to diversity and inclusion across tech and financial services.

Register early: not only will employers have access to your resume before, during, and after the event concludes, you will also have access to the employer’s content and job postings beforehand. Chat for up to 10 minutes with each recruiter and quickly make connections that could lead you anywhere!

Event Schedule:

  • 10am – 1pm ET for cleared candidates (U.S. citizens with active or current security clearance)
  • 1pm – 4pm ET for non-cleared tech candidates

Register here!

Resources 👩‍💻

How To Get The Most Out Of Virtual Career Events – created and shared by me 

Remote work and virtual events are becoming the new normal. Job searching can also look different these days, which means we need to know how to adapt to the new process. Let’s talk about virtual career events in particular – and how you can make the most of them when exploring your next career move.

Why is Burnout So Common in Tech? – created by Mayuko

Remote work and virtual events are becoming the new normal. Job searching can also look different these days, which means we need to know how to adapt to the new process. Let’s talk about virtual career events in particular – and how you can make the most of them when exploring your next career move.

How to Change the World: Powerful Lessons From Ruth Bader Ginsburg – created and shared by Jillian and me

You have the power to change the world. If we’ve learned anything from Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG), whose loss has left an empty space in our hearts, is that one person can have an immense impact on people, systems and or life in general. Her achievements speak for themselves!

Internet Expert Debunks Cybersecurity Myths – created by Wired

Cybersecurity expert Eva Galperin helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about cybersecurity. Is the government watching you through your computer camera? Does Google read all your Gmail? Does a strong password protect you from hackers? Will encryption keep my data safe? Eva answers all these questions and much more.

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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