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January 05: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 92

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve had a wonderful celebration and welcomed 2021 in style 🙂 May it be a much better year with positive emotions significantly outweighing any others.

You know what time it is, time to celebrate some awesome women in the latest 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 🥂🎉

Paola got a Software Engineering internship with Etsy!

Paola says:

I have accepted my 4th software engineering internship, this time with Etsy for summer 2021! I will be completing this internship after I graduate in May 2021 🥳

Lauren passed her AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Exam!

Lauren says:

I studied for a month and passed my AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam. I am a data scientists with no formal education, so I’m slowly increasing my certs to gain better credibility and skills and hopefully increase my salary! I am now working towards my AWS ML cert, so I’m definitely hustling!

Astha has completed 365 Days in Tech Industry and Graduated!

Astha says:

We’ve had so many incredible adventures this year and one of the best one was graduating even though it was virtual. I wrote my blog on completing a year in tech industry (

Jessica is doing a Giveaway for “ENGINEERING QUEEN” tee!

Jessica says:

Kicking off the year and doing a giveaway for an “ENGINEERING QUEEN” tee from my Etsy shop at By Hua Creative.

Sonia is going to join Nike’s global technology team for software engineering⁣ this summer!

Sonia says:

Congratulations, Sonia, this is so exciting! Can’t wait to follow your journey and experiences this summer!

Ashley raised $1K for the DataGirl Scholarship!

Ashley says:

The scholarship’s proceeds will assist a selected number of underrepresented women/and or non-binary identifying persons to cover the costs of a data certification or career resources of their choice. Congratulations Ashley! That’s such an increbible milestone, you must be so proud of yourself 🥰 Can’t wait to see what’s next!

Ashley celebrated her birthday!

Ashley says:

Happy Birthday, Ashley! 21 is a big one indeed – but I’m sure you will be able to repeat the celebration once everything calms down ❤️ Wishing you happiness, awesome projects and lots of love!

Kim got her official Certificate of Women’s Entrepreneurship from eCornell!

Kim says:

Yess hard work and dedication always pay off! So proud of you, Kim, keep on killing it! 🥰

I was officially issued a Certificate of Women's Entrepreneurship at eCornell yesterday! Committed several hours a week since this spring to learning more about entrepreneurship. Pretty cool 😎 — Salesforce Consultant & Coach | Kim (@lipstickandtech) December 30, 2020

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 👩‍💻

Marie says:

I reflect on 2020 and answer three questions: what I was proud of, what went wrong and what I learned in the year that just ended.

Temi answers the question that everyone doing an online course has at the back of their heads: “but how do I actually build something after doing this course?”

We recently got a new place and I was super excited to design my home office! I’ve documented the process, here’s how I’ve made my workspace mine 🙂


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