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April 27: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 108

In partnership with the Stereotype Breakers Discord Community

It feels like so much has happened this past week between India continuing to set records for COVID-19 cases and the J&J vaccine resuming its COVID-19 vaccine distribution. We so desperately want life to go back to "normal", but hope you are staying safe in the meantime! For now, check out our celebrations and resources this week to help you stay motivated! 🎉

If you'd like to submit anything for next week's issue, please do so using the submission form at the bottom of this post. No matter how big or small, we want to hear from you!

Celebrations 🥂🎉

Marie defended her Masters thesis!

Congrats Marie on defending your thesis! What an amazing accomplishment!

Eden is getting her Masters at MIT!

Congrats on that amazing program you got into. What a triple threat of engineering + business + human-centered design! We can't wait to see what you do and learn from it.

Estefannie was featured on Hack Space Magazine!

Congrats Estefannie! Amazing that you were interviewed and featured in that magazine! We think you look great and look forward to reading it!

Kathryn was nominated for a WeAreTheCity Rising Star Tech Award!

Wow what an amazing achievement to be nominated for this award! Already gave you a vote - you deserve it! Check out her IG bio if you want to give her a vote too!

Stephanie celebrated another year around the sun!

Congrats on another year of success! You are doing such amazing things and are such a great role model in tech. We can't wait to see what this next year brings!

A place to connect, learn, grow and uplift each other as women in tech. Join the conversation and meet like-minded women who are excited to cheer you on!

Resources 👩‍💻

Everyone tells you to negotiate, but how do you approach it? Over the years, I've found that certain things help you get more confidence when negotiating because they give you power. So here is a list of 10 negotiation power-ups or power-boosters that I have identified for myself!

You all asked great questions about what bootcamp is like, what coding bootcamp to attend, who bootcamp is for and whether I plan on finding a job after coding bootcamp. I answer all of those questions and more in this Q + A.

Play this video to get the motivation to study. We are a virtual study group! We do 50 minutes of work, and then we have 10 minutes of break where we can talk together!

Learn about the typical career path for a software engineer! We'll walk through the different types of tasks software engineers work on and how the job changes and evolves throughout as you go through your technical career.

Learn my tips as a tech professional on how I navigated my own job-hunting process in an economic crisis (COVID-19).


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