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Month: June 2017

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The women of Velocity and Fluent

Last week I attended and spoke at Velocity and Fluent, sponsored by O’reilly. This was the first year the conferences, focused on distributed systems, performance, and front end development, were co-located. I’ve wanted to speak at Velocity for years and…

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On being a female program manager at Microsoft

This is a story about being a woman in tech. It’s also a story about working at a big company, and how bad managers can stall your career. I earned a PhD in programming languages from Carnegie Mellon, then I did…

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On being a female program manager at Microsoft

This is a story about being a woman in tech. It’s also a story about working at a big company, and how bad managers can stall your career. I earned a PhD in programming languages from Carnegie Mellon, then I did…

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What I wish I had known

This post is a very personal one, and a long one at that. It’s been in the making for a while, but I’ve been putting off actually finishing and publishing it, partly because it’s painful to write this stuff out…

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What I wish I had known

This post is a very personal one, and a long one at that. It’s been in the making for a while, but I’ve been putting off actually finishing and publishing it, partly because it’s painful to write this stuff out…

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Speaking Up

Thoughts on my first abstracts & speaking at a Tech Conference™ In May, I had the privilege of speaking at Self.conference in Detroit about a topic dear to my heart: how people in the tech industry can effectively support student…

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Mulheres em TI: um recado para os homens

Em 8 de março de 2017 fez um ano que comecei a trabalhar no meu atual emprego, em uma renomada empresa de desenvolvimento Ágil de software. Foi um ano de intenso esforço na busca de aplicar uma abordagem Ágil, Lean,…

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How I raised equity-free funding of $15,000 on idea stage of my startup.

How I raised equity-free funding of $15,000 on idea stage of my startup. Recommendations for startup founders It’s a story how my team-mate and I raised $15,000 having only an idea when nobody believed in it. I’ll share our application form…

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Beta users, beta readers, beta blockers!

stocksnap.io Jason Briscoe My love/hate relationship with learning to value others’ opinions I finished writing my first book a few months ago. Or rather, I thought I had finished it. As much as I wanted to be done with it, I did…

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How Can Men Help Women In Tech?

Gender Equality by Rupam Das on Flickr, Creative Commons. With the recent news on harassment at Uber & VCs, you may have noticed it’s often women doing the hardest work… It’s often on women to risk their reputation to call out…

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Q: Where do you get Gender Neutral STEM clothes for your Kids?

https://www.buddingstem.com/products/rocket-short-sleeve-unisex-t-shirt Here are some awesome places I have gotten STEM clothes for my daughter, niece and nephew. I have highlighted my favourites from each brand. BuddingSTEM This one started as a KickStarter a few years ago. It focuses on science clothes for girls….

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A Gift to My Daughter

When my daughter was born, like many parents, my wife and I wondered about the future our daughter would inhabit. What would the world be like? Would she be ok? What should we do to best prepare her for that world?…

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Veja aqui o que você precisa saber. Para se tornar uma(um) escritora(or), você pode entrar em contato por email, mensagem no twitter, ou ainda deixar uma mensagem privada neste artigo. Email: brazil@codelikeagirl.io Twitter: @CodeLikeAGirlBR Quando entrar em contato, por favor informe por…

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Why Robotics for Kids

Robotics for kids is a hands-on and fun way for kids to learn STEM concepts by letting them make their own robots. Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the making, programming, and designing of robots. To us…

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My mom gave me the confidence to be a woman in tech

My mom and me. My mom never gave me the impression that there was a single thing I was not capable of. As a child, this manifested itself in multiple ways. I tried many things at least once. I did gymnastics and went…

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Star Wars and the micro:bit

“I wanted to make it play the theme from Star Wars.” So began a Grade 5 student’s response this week when I asked her what she was working on with her micro:bit program. It was her very first session with it…

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Refletindo sobre mulheres na computação e comunidades tóxicas

Se você participa de algum canal no Telegram, Twitter, Facebook e outros, você talvez tenha visto sobre ataques a uma mulher e logo depois todo um grupo de apoio da comunidade de um membro do Telegram, se não, fica aqui…

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I am Susan Fowler

Susan Fowler You already know her name. Her fearless recount of her year at Uber has led to the exit of its Broiest of Bro CEOs, multiple executive resignations, and the unraveling of Silicon Valley’s biggest pre-IPO darling. The tone…