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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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Women in Tech

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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Women in Tech

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 […]

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Culture

How to Achieve Your Goals

At the beginning of the year, I drafted an email to my boss describing what I wanted to accomplish this year. I was in the middle of reading Lean In and was motivated to push myself in my career. I described how I wanted to challenge myself at work and grow as a Project Manager. […]

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Book Reviews Women in Tech

How to Lean In at Work

I picked up Lean In hoping to find a female role model, a woman who would inspire me to reach for the next levels in my career, someone whose wisdom I could pass on to other young women. Instead, I found myself berated for not being an All-Star Go-Getter. Sandberg made me feel like it […]

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Culture Technology

IT & Manufacturing – It’s a Woman’s Game

This post is inspired by the article, “Women’s Work: A Glimpse at the Changing Face of Manufacturing”. Reading this post made me think about how I found myself in the world of manufacturing. After reading the article, I believe it really does mean something different to be a woman in the field. I don’t work in a factory every day or […]