February 2: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 96

In Partnership with my Free PDF: Build Confidence Learning How to Code

Happy Tuesday! I hope you’re ready for another issue of Women in Tech Weekly 🥰

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.

Celebrations 🥂🎉

Maricris met her Jan. 31st deadline to start pursuing her passion!

Maricris says:

I stopped creating Youtube content a few years ago because I hit rock bottom. Today, I made my COMEBACK! I finally published my first video in TWO YEARS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kXAjqHpMD4 ❣️

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A post shared by Maricris 🤍 (@seemcat)

Maya got a new job, as a software engineer at Slack!

Maya says:

Congratulations, Maya! That’s amazing – so proud of you and excited for this new chapter in oyur career! 🥰

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Estefannie celebrated her birthday!

Estefannie says:

Happy Birthday, fellow aquarius! I hope you’ve had a wonderful day and I know you have an awesome year ahead of you ❤️ stay as amazing as you are!

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Masha turned 30!

Masha says:

Yup, that’s me 🙂 I celebrated my 30th birthday over the weekend and it couldn’t be more special ❤️ sharing more in the caption below!

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A post shared by Masha | Stereotype Breaker (@codingblonde)

Partner: my Free PDF: Build Confidence Learning How to Code

Learning how to code is a challenge and requires a lot of trial and error – which means that our confidence may suffer. So here are some exercises that will help you reflect on what you’re learning and your progress, helping you build confidence!

Resources 👩‍💻

Indie Hackers shared by Maricris

Maricris says:

This is the community of Indie Hackers who INSPIRED me to meet my deadline of publishing a Youtube video and getting back into content creation before January ended. If you’re someone who has a side project that’s just dusting away, come join this truly incredibly community of people who are going after their techie goals!


What I wish I knew before starting Data Science shared by Samantha

Samantha says:

Sharing my experience and what I have learned on my Data Science Science journey and still learning. There is a lot of content out there that over hypes the field and I wish to share some realities. Hopefully others won’t make the same mistakes I did especially when looking for their first job.

Best Keyboards for Programming 2021 by Mayuko

Mayuko lists some of her favourite keyboards for coding!

9 apps for self care and productivity by Michelle

Great apps that will help you stay focused and practice serf care!

How to Gain Confidence Learning How to Code

Learning how to code is hard and can take a toll on your confidence level! So let me help you regain that confidence with 5 steps/tips/exercises.

How to Create a Portfolio to Sell Your Services and Find Clients as a Freelancer

Let’s talk about how you can build a portfolio website that helps you attract clients as a freelancer. Marketing yourself is an art and doesn’t come naturally to most of us. Especially if you’re starting out! Selling your services may also feel unnatural – but you gotta do it if you want to find clients and run a business. So let’s talk about what you should keep in mind when building your freelance portfolio website.