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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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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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Public Speaking Women in Tech

How to Speak with Authority

I originally wrote this post in 2015 titled Just don’t say Just. I still hear women discuss what words they should use and how the word “just” in particularly negatively impacts them at work. In the Harvard Business Review Women at Work podcast, Amy Bernstein and Sarah Green Carmichael discuss how to use an authoritative voice without […]