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The Job of an Ally is to Change Culture, Not Encourage Others to Lean In

5 Ally Actions | Dec 7, 2018 Each week, we share five simple actions to create a more inclusive workplace and become a better ally. 1. Don’t “avoid women at all costs” Bloomberg reported on a disturbing trend over on Wall Street…

Six Women who Defined the Digital Age

For as long as there has been technology, there have been unsung women making groundbreaking innovations that have built the digital world we now live in.   Whether it’s the work of codebreakers at Bletchley Park or modern entrepreneurs who…

Explain Yourself — Women in Tech

It’s been noted many times before that women have a habit of overexplaining themselves in the workplace, which undermines their message and credibility, in turn making it more difficult for us to get what we want; be it more resources,…

Women in Technology: Have we Really Advanced in 2018?

Despite a lot of media attention on gender diversity in tech over the years, there’s still a noticeable lack of women in high-profile roles.   Gender equality has been a notorious issue in the business world for decades, and although…

Come let’s get the Hacktoberfest T-shirt together: A Beginner’s Guide

Ps: This post is solely intended to motivate more people to make open source contributions. If you have used GitHub before and have a good grasp on any programming language then I urge you to delve deep into code bases…

Q: How can I get paid to mentor others?

WOC in Tech by Christina Morillo: https://www.pexels.com/@divinetechygirl These are programs that pay you to mentor others as they learn how to code. IMHO, these programs are quite useful if you’re looking to help someone else grow their skill set while earning…

Doubt-raising Phrases, Public Chauvinism, and a Cautionary Tale of Garbage In, Garbage Out

5 Ally Actions | Oct 12, 2018 Photo courtesy of Pixabay Each week, we share five simple actions to create a more inclusive workplace and become a better ally. 1. Give wholehearted recommendations Recommendations come in many forms. Formal letters, social media endorsements,…

Essential skills for girls for jobs of the future

stocksnap.io Christina Morillo Essential Skills for Girls for Jobs of the Future They may not be what you think The future of work will be different — and that means preparing girls today for the jobs of tomorrow. –@MalalaFund When I was in high…

Women Are Indispensable to the Tech Industry — Here’s Why

Women Are Indispensable to the Tech Industry — Here’s Why The tech industry has, for the past few years, been exploding with innovation and has become the very center of many of our lives. It’s enabled us to communicate, explore and create. The…

Women In Tech may need to Flee Brazil

A Look at How Brazil’s Politics Could Negatively Affect its Women In Tech Members of the “Theatre strike against censorship” protest in Rio de Janeiro, in February 1968. By GONÇAVES (CPDOCJB) In September 2018, 2,4 million women united with a single…

Power to Soar: My Time at Women in Tech Breakfast

Fuel Your Passion Let’s set the stage: It was Friday, September 28th and I was freezing due to wearing too little clothing yet again. The venue, Evolve Her, looks like something out of a casual TED Talk lobby. There were chairs,…

15 Quotes From Women in Tech That Will Inspire You

Photograph by Stuart Isett/Fortune Most Powerful Women Tech and STEM fields are historically male-dominated, but women have been involved from the beginning. From Victorian computer visionary Ada Lovelace to Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg, women in technology show girls that their contributions…

How To Write A Web Developer Resume — A Complete Guide

Christina Morillo Web development. It’s not only a growing industry and one of the most popular jobs at the moment, but it’s also one of the highest paying jobs. The competition is skyrocketing and you can’t get a position without…

Women Who Tech Are Dangerous — Sara Brand

A Portrait Project by John Davidson Sara Brand Job Title: Founding General Partner of True Wealth Ventures Years in the tech industry: 20+ On the True Wealth Ventures mission: We are an early stage venture capital investment fund that invests in women led…

How technology is changing the way we look at nonprofits

Technology is changing the way we view things — even the way we extend a helping hand. Charities, foundations, and nonprofit groups are slowly, but surely getting into the hang of getting digital help to keep up with a growing audience and possible…

Sistahs doing it for themselves

stocksnap.io Matheus Ferrero Sistahs Doing it for Themselves Amazing women who inspire and motivate me to keep achieving I recently had a birthday that left me with that panicky time-is-running-out feeling. Though it didn’t end in a zero, it still gave…

From Lawyer to Tech Entrepreneur: Interview with Peanut Founder Michelle Kennedy

This week, we catch up with ex-lawyer turned entrepreneur Michelle Kennedy. She’s a co-founder of Peanut, the matchmaking app for mums. The app launched last year to huge acclaim. It has been featured by Apple, and has a number of big-name…

4 Meetups That Helped Me Grow as A Woman of Color in Tech

Attending various tech Meetups over the years has been pivotal to my growth as a technologist I took a leap and left my full-time job as an email marketer, to work to pursue software engineering! This summer I kicked off…