Women in Tech Weekly Issue 19

Another Tuesday, another Women in Teck Weekly Newsletter, and this one is a big one! 🙂

Each week, I get to witness (and share with all of you) so many fantastic women doing such amazing things in tech, learning and advancing their careers, following their dreams and getting the praise and acknowledgement they deserve… And no matter how many I do, each one is as exciting, inspiring and important as the last!

Celebrations 🥂🎉

Kimi got her first Digital Marketing Project!

In her own words:

“After struggling for 4 months I got my first Digital Marketing Project. Now I can get real-life experience in Digital Marketing!!!“

Dasani is moving to Seattle for her first full-time job!

In her own words:

“I am starting my first full-time job as a PM at Microsoft in a week! I moved across the country to Seattle and it’s beautiful.“

Estefannie quit her software engineering job for YouTube!

In her own words:

“I quit my job to work on projects and share them online and it is scary but exciting!“

Hira moved back to Pakistan!

In her own words:

“I moved to the US to work with an accelerator in Silicon Valley for a year. Moved back to Pakistan last week to make the most of that learning.“

Natasha is celebrating a year at her dream job and a year living in London!

In her own words:

“Celebrating a year working at Google on the intersection of AI and health. It’s been an incredible journey with  a lot of learning, meeting amazing people, and exploring London :)“

Priscilla was ranked #31 in the Forbes Top 100 Businesswomen in MENA list!

Priscilla is such an inspiration, she is the co-founder of Myki Password Manager and an absolute badass. She was added to the list just on time for her 31st birthday yesterday – and I bet that was an amazing celebration!! 🥂 Congratulations dear!! You are so awesome 😍

Resources 👩‍💻

Venture Capital Database for Women Entrepreneurs – shared by Natasha

Nathasha says:

“There are now many venture funds seeking out women-led businesses. The only problem is that there hasn’t been an easy way to figure out who these VCs are and what they’re looking for. This database helps with that!”

Expert performance: 5 Steps to achieve expertise in any domain of knowledge – created and shared by Virginia

Virginia says:

“This is an article, based on the research of renowned psychologists, on how to become an expert through deliberate practice. Most importantly, it has the goal to change the belief that people are born with talent! Talent and expertise are acquired through time and everyone can develop them! 💪🏼”

Software was Women’s Work in 1940’s – created and shared by me 🙂

Did you know that women used to work as human computers and that tech was a mainstream career choice for women? Even Cosmopolitan published an article about it in the 1960’s – talking about many great career opportunities women can have in the industry! Watch this video to learn more about the history of women in tech and about the amazing female inventors and pioneers in the field!

No matter how many times I do this, it’s as enjoyable as the first time, and I can only hope you enjoy reading them as much as I do making them… And if you do, than you might love it even more if you were reading about yourself next time, so don’t hesitate and don’t be shy, check out the submission form below and I’ll see you next Tuesday ❤️

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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