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Life is a Journey

I have always been up for a life of adventure. I’ve been that way as long as I can remember. Whether it’s hiking through Arizona, jet-setting off to South Korea, or horseback riding through the Costa Rican country side, I am game. I have even applied this way of thinking to my career. In college, […]

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Women in Tech

5 Reasons to Give Thanks as a Woman in Tech

It is the week of Thanksgiving here in the US, a time for thinking about and giving thanks. As such, I’ve been pondering this week what I am thankful for. I have also been thinking about where we’ve come as women in the tech industry ever since the election. The election results spurred a new uprising […]

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Women in Tech

A Call to the Women in Tech

Last week I posted a series of topics about women in tech. They ranged from issues women face at work to pieces of advice encouraging participation in tech fields, business, the manufacturing industry, and some of my own personal experiences. I had a great week being included in the Women in Tech community on Facebook and […]

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Women in Tech

How to Jump-start Your Career as a Woman in Tech

The first thing you can do as a woman in tech is Lean In. Lean In has become a phrase for many women in the workforce. The phrase, intended for women, means to take a seat at the table, voice your opinion and get things done. I picked up Lean In hoping to find a female role model, […]

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The Woman in Tech’s Guide to the Internet: Who to Follow, Groups to Join, and Blogs to Read

It can be overwhelming, nerve-wracking, and just plain difficult to find communities to joining and participate in; especially when you want to learn or share your own expertise. Below is a list of communities online and that have local meetups, encouraging people to follow on Twitter, and a short list of blogs to read if you’re […]

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Is “Women In Tech” Still Relevant?

I recently read this post about the lack of female representation in virtual reality. A few of the points from the post stuck out to me. “Women often take supporting roles within [start-ups].” “VR offers us a fresh start. As a society, we don’t need to bring the baggage of the past with us…” (not […]