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December 31: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 39

This is it guys, the last Women in Tech Weekly in 2019! I’m thrilled to share and celebrate the achievements of these incredible women. Reading stories like these is the perfect way to get inspired and kickstart the New Year in style!

And don’t worry, there will be more awe-inspiring stories in 2020, so don’t miss it! (make sure to check out the submission form below) ?

Featured Woman ?‍?

Emma McKellar

Emma is wonderful and has such a bright personality! We’ve never met in person, but I feel like I know her already. She is incredibly passionate about tech and is currently pursuing a degree in Computing and IT – while working full-time doing digital marketing at the most beautiful bakery. Make sure you follow this girl for a regular dose of positive energy and her awesome Scottish humour!

Celebrations ??

Sundas started a new job at Google!

Sundas started a new job at Google. Prior to Google, Sunday’s was a data scientist at Amazon. From overcoming adversities to breaking through the cultural barrier, this woman is a role model for many women in tech. She is a trailblazer for Pakistani women in tech. We wish her all the very best.

A post shared by Sundas | Breaking Stereotypes (@sundaskhalidd) on Dec 13, 2019 at 11:25pm PST

Kim had her first Yalda Night celebration at home with her husband!

In her own words:

“Yalda Night is an important celebration in Persian culture. We celebrate the start of the winter, the longest night of the year. This was the first year my husband and I pulled it off at our own home, nearly 2 continents away from our country, family and friends ❤️”

Archana has created an Instagram account to share her algorithm and data structure knowledge with others!

In her own words:

“While I was preparing for my google interview(cleared till 3rd round) I have learned a lot in that 3 months and fallen in love with Algorithm so I wanted to share that knowledge in others for solving problems. IG handle is @algo.stuffs”

Resources ?‍?

Sundas Khalid’s Story – created and shared by Sundas

Sundas says:

“It shows who I’m in-depth, the community work I have done and am doing and some of the adversities I have overcome over the years.”

Learn about Jennifer’s story and how she became a Software Engineer in 100 days! Such an inspiring video, make sure you watch it!

New Year is approaching meaning that a lot of us are thinking of resolutions for 2020, or in fact, for the whole decade ahead. I have bad news for you: New Year’s resolutions don’t work! Let me tell you what strategy will work though so that you can start the next decade on a strong note!

Please let me know your thoughts in the comments below and if you’d like to share something for next week’s issue, here’s the submission form!! Bookmark that and add anything you’d like to share in there ?

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