Women in Tech Weekly Newsletter
To recognise women and celebrate each other’s wins – no matter how big or small. To share resources that have been created by the community or will be useful for it.
The Power of Community:
Read the latest issue:
In Partnership with my Self-Worth Strengthening Affirmations and Gratitude Prompts
Women are amazing! Let this issue be another reminder of the fact, we have so many awesome celebrations and resources as always 🥰
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.
New Project 🌟
Community has been at the centre of everything I do for years now ❤️ I think that notion of belonging, support and sisterhood is the best way to raise everyone’s level. It’s the best way to generate ideas, solve problems and create better, more inclusive products and services. It raises everyone’s level!
I’ve been itching to create a community for women in STEM for years now and it’s time to do that. I feel like it’s now or never! Watch this space for upcoming updates 🥰 If you’d like to be the first to know when it launches, please express your interest by filling out the form below!
I’m pausing Featured posts as I’m focusing more of my energy on building this. I hope that the result will help you find and connect with even more strong, inspiring, like-minded, stereotype-breaking women in STEM!
Alenna successfully concluded one of the challenges she organized at her organization’s hackathon!
In her own words:
“From being the first remote hire to the Digital Innovation team of ADB, I led the first ever virtual hackathon using our open innovation platform to crowdsource ideas and
solutions. The specific challenge that just concluded is under the energy department which is my background! I never could have imagined that I would be able to merge all my skillset and passion in one place. For me, that’s a big breakthrough! “
Natasha gave a talk to the Google AI residents!
In her own words:
“I gave a talk to the Google AI residents about predicting breast cancer using AI. This work was published in the beginning of the year in Nature.”
Maya celebrated her birthday!
Happy Birthday, you beautiful sunshine of a human! I hope you’ve had a wonderful day ❤️ may this year bring you love, joy and a ton of fulfillment!
Natalie celebrated 5 years of her company!
Congratulations, Natalie! This is such an exciting milestone and an awesome time to reflect what you’ve achieved. And you’ve achieved incredible things, building an international community 🥰 so grateful to have discovered it myself!
Sonia got accepted into a Master’s Program at Oregon State!
You go girl, congratulations!! That’s such an exciting new step, can’t wait to follow your journey throughout it 😍
Lauren celebrated 3 years since she started her coding journey!
What an incredible date, congratulations, Lauren! I bet you are so proud of that decision and your growth in the meantime 🥰 thank you for sharing your journey and creating so much value and knowledge!
Linda celebrated her birthday!
Happy Birthday, Linda! Stay the incredible badass that you are, keep inspiring us everyday ❤️ may this year bring you wonderful experiences and moments with your loved ones!
We all struggle with self-doubt, the need for external validation and that inner critic that never seems to chill and let us be.
But I want you to remember that you are wonderful, unique and are bringing so much value in this world. Sometimes it just takes intentional work to recognise that – and we should all have habits in place that remind us of our own self-worth. Click here to download my list of Self-Worth Strengthening Affirmations and Gratitude Prompts!
Advice to Woman in Tech with 120secondsadvice – created and shared by Jessica
“Talking about the uncertainty and intimidation that many of us women face when deciding to pursue a career in technology and how I was able to find inspiration to fuel my passion in coding.”
Digitizing Waste Collection through Handling, Tracking, and Recycling to Disposal – created and shared by Alenna
“We are crowdsourcing innovation from global problem solvers: startups, companies, universities, research organizations, and industry players.
Selected ideas and solutions will be provided with access to resources for further prototype development and pilot launch.”
Women Startup Challenge: COVID-19 Tech Grant – shared by Kayla
“The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed societal and industrial vulnerabilities and diverse perspectives are vital to address these unique challenges.
Women Who Tech, the largest organization combating the severe lack of funding for women-led tech startups, opened applications for a new grants program built to fund women-led ventures focused on solving the biggest health, education, employment, civic engagement, and financial issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. “
How To Find A Job You Love In Times Of Covid – created and shared by me
We are living in unprecedented times. A lot of industries have turned upside down, people have lost their jobs and human interaction has changed drastically. So how does one approach job searching these days? And it is possible to find a role that you love, that will be the right career move and one that will fulfill you?
How To Deal With Negative Comments On Social Media – created and shared by me
As long as you’re using your voice, creating content and expressing your opinions, you will find people who disagree with you. And if you are doing all of that online, you’re probably going to receive hateful comments. How can you deal with those? How can you stop those negative comments on your social media from getting to you and hurting you? Let’s talk about that today.
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 🙂