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Month: August 2017

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Reciprocal Group Mentoring of Women in Technology: A Project

Image from Monica Taher’s Blog While there is definitely a push to attract and retain more women in technology, we can’t deny the complex problems that women face in the field: sexism, lower wages, and lack of role models. Without meaningful…

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Aujourd’hui j’ai failli quitter l’informatique. Mais pourquoi ?

https://pixabay.com/fr/femme-hai-le-grand-requin-blanc-2435605/ Aujourd’hui, j’ai lu un article qui explique pourquoi tant de femmes quittent le secteur de l’informatique et j’ai voulu le partager avec mes collègues. Dans cette entreprise française, je suis la seule femme dans une équipe de 9 (5…

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Bye, Outreachy

My last post as an Outreachy intern This past few months were filled with novelty and learning. I have been able to grasp how it is to work with and to belong to an open source community. I have altogether…

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Cómo hacer una pausa para la maternidad sin dar fin a tu carrera

Entrevista a Lisen Stromberg CEO y Fundadora de Prism Work Escrito por Poornima Vijayashanker y traducido al español por Marielenna Ramirez para Code like a Girl. Artículo original en inglés aquí Lisen Stromberg CEO y fundadora de Prism Work (left) y Poornima…

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How LinkedIn helped me land a job.

This is not a sponsored article, just tips and tricks. As you might know, because I shared it in a previous article, I was laid off after 5 years of working at Microsoft. I’m currently in the final stages of a…

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As mulheres pelas mulheres em TI

Recentemente estive pensando em uma Danielle que começou a trabalhar há 15 anos atrás… Ah, que orgulho de mim! Jovem, negra, pobre, entrei em uma faculdade pública e logo no segundo semestre arrumei um estágio onde eu ganhava mais do…

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How to show all-important humility in leadership without being a doormat

stocksnap.io Torsten Dettlaff It is a miserable feeling when you lose your team. It’s like a football manager who has “lost the dressing room”. You treat your team badly or fail them one too many times, and one day when you…

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Why I Got Involved in the Male Dominated World of Crypto

Hey there! I’m a crypto enthusiast, investor, and a woman. I first heard about Bitcoin in 2011, and although I didn’t buy any at the time, I thought it was mind-blowing. In 2014, I researched the possibility of using Bitcoin to…

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The TechGirlz Manifesto

All girls have a right to be part of the innovation economy. At its core, TechGirlz is a nonprofit support and mentorship network meant to nurture girls in their development of a love for and proficiency with technology that is…

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The GoDaddy Internship Story : 2017

Yeng & Jessie Yeng & Jessie:Hello and welcome to the official [unofficial] GoDaddy 2017 internship review! We are Yeng and Jessie; colleagues at work and fellow classmates at Cal Poly. For such an awesome summer internship, we were surprised at the…

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Let’s meet over coffee. (Or is that creepy?)

Last week, one of our followers contacted us for advice. We’ll call him R. A few days later, he got back in touch with an update. And it was somewhat surprising. Here’s what unfolded: Dear @betterallies — I’ve started leading a new…

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The Great “We Support Female Founders” Lie Continues…

At the Y-Combinator Female Founders Conference this year, every single company that presented on stage had a male co-founder. Every. Single. One. For the panel with YC partners, they invited questions from the audience via email, so I sent several asking…

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A Marketeer’s Coding Journey

Why having the ability to code is imperative to my success as a marketeer. I’m a 23-year-old Ecuadorian. I graduated eight months ago from the University of Melbourne in Australia with majors in economics and marketing. I have never been…

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10 Tactics to Survive Business with Your Spouse

TopRankMarketing More than often, spouses get the entrepreneurship bug together and decide: “Let’s start a business together!” Well I’m here to tell you: “STOP. DON’T DO IT!” Unless you know how to survive and navigate that very special balance between a…

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Confesiones de una apasionada por los computadores

Cálculo, patrones, acertijos y programación Escrito por Debra Lobel y traducido al español por Maria Alejandra Yepes para CodeLikeAGirl. Artículo original en inglés aquí Ábaco vintage Cálculo — Inicio de los 50’s Nací durante la primera generación de computadores. No puedo decir que ví…

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Code Like A Girl Sponsors

Thanks For Your Support Olivia Mischianti, Andressa Chiara, Maria Alejandra Yepes, Mianya Ong, Gauri Ramesh, Sean Yo and I donate our time to Code Like A Girl. This is our passion project, we believe that changing the perceptions of Women In…

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Q: What Are your Favorite Technical Articles Written by Women?

We have a large selection of great technical articles written by Women in our Tech Talk section. TechTalk – Code Like A Girl Since I work in Cyber Security as my day job my current favorite article is: Catching Up on Cryptocurrencies…

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Lute como uma Josi

Saiba como Josilene Santana, negra nordestina de origem humilde, tem aberto caminhos na área de TI O nome é Maria Josilene Santana, mas pode chamar de Josi que ela atende com a mesma atenção e vontade de ajudar, porque é o…