Tag: women leaders
My Beef with the “Women in Tech” Movement
Here we go again. Another quote about women in tech. Let me tell you something. I never thought, “can I be in tech?”. I just did it. I knew I liked computers. Ever since I was a kid and my brother and I were small enough to sit in the same chair to co-play Decent…
9 Inspiring Reader Comments on Women in Tech
Here are nine insightful reader comments on working in tech from women I admire.
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…
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,…
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…
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…