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July 7: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 66

In Partnership with my Free Habit Formation Worksheet

How is it July already? Is it just me or is this year zooming past us? It feels like the weirdest, shortest and yet the longest year ever!

I hope you’re ready for yet another issue of Women in Tech Weekly for your dose of Tuesday inspiration – because we have some great milestones to celebrate and amazing resources to explore.

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.

Featured Woman 👩‍💻

Mikaela Caron

Mikaela never stops learning, exploring and creating! Every time we speak she is working on a new project, building a new app or challenging herself in a completely new way. This girl is an awesome role model for all of us! Follow her journey to learn from her and get inspired!

Learn about Mikaela’s story here!

Celebrations 🥂🎉

The company Eden works for, Lemonade, went public last week!

“When I started at Lemonade 3+ years ago, I was the 8th software engineer and only female on the team. Now we’re almost 60 engineers and 400 people in the company worldwide. This week, we had our IPO on the New York Stock Exchange and it was a huge accomplishment for everyone in the company!”

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Since I joined Lemonade, we went from being in 3 states in the US to 29 states and 2 countries in the EU 🌍 and from being 30 employees to 400 😱 I have so much more to say but for now I’m getting back to celebrating our big day, IPO day 🥳 #LMNDonNYSE . . . . . . . #womenwhoengineer #engineering #programmerlife #girlswhocode #ilooklikeanengineer #codinglife #stem #girlboss #dev #webdevelopment #softwaredeveloper #womenintech #techlife #womenwhobuild #steminist #bossbabe #womeninstem #coding #coder #programmer #programming #israel #telaviv #diversityintech #softwareengineer #softwareengineering #thedevlife #developer #startuplife

A post shared by Eden Adler | Software Engineer (@edenadler) on Jul 2, 2020 at 8:45am PDT

Anto became a volunteer with Microsoft TEALS!

TEALs stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools and is designed to bring Computer Science education to high schools around the US.

This is amazing and so exciting, Anto! We are all very proud of your dedication to empowering younger generations and using your skills for good. You go girl!! ❤️

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I am very excited to announce that you are looking at @Microsoft TEALS' latest volunteer. TEALS (which stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) is a program created by Microsoft desinged to bring Computer Science eduaction to high schools around the US. As a TEALS volunteer, I will be working with my assigned classroom's teacher to deliver the best and most engaging AP Computer Science class possible. We will be following an excellent curriculum designed by Microsoft to teach the basics of programming through Java and the fundamentals of Object-oriented Programming. Along with teaching remotely twice a week, I will be involved in lesson planning and grading coursework. To say that I am looking forward to the 2020-2021 academic school year is an understatement.

A post shared by anto || CS student (@thatcodingyogi) on Jul 1, 2020 at 1:38pm PDT

Dasani has launched her website and newsletter!

Congratulations with this awesome milestone, Dasani!! Your website looks amazing and I’m so excited to see that you are coaching people on their career goals! Way to con

Dasani has launched her website and newsletter!

Congratulations with this awesome milestone, Dasani!! Your website looks amazing and I’m so excited to see that you are coaching people on their career goals ❤️

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I'm so excited to share my newly launched website and mailing list. Take a look and let me know what you think! Sign up for my mailing list to stay tuned with all the new exciting changes that are going to come. (Link in bio)

A post shared by Dasani Madipalli (@dasani_decoded) on Jul 5, 2020 at 12:40pm PDT

Partner: my Free Habit Formation Worksheet

Creating systems and habits is the most sustainable way to achieve your goals. I’ve created a worksheet with a few hacks to help you optimise your habit formation process. Download it for FREE here!

Resources 👩‍💻

Successful Women in Tech Discuss Impostor Syndrome – created by Chandler

An awesome video by Chandler discussing this very important topic that affects all of us. A must watch!

The Opal Newsletter – created by Jennifer

Jennifer Opal’s monthly newsletter, packed with resources and value! The latest issue included Jennifer’s latest blog post, a free guide to Big Data Engineering, resources on topics of race, white privilege & books we can read.

Subscribe using the form on Jennifer’s website!

List of Cybersecurity resources – by Alison

An awesome, non-exhaustive list of resources that Alison has found helpful or has been recommended on her cybersecurity journey. A great place to familiarise yourself with cybersecurity and start exploring this world!

How to Manage Your Biases and Be a Better Human in Tech – created and shared by me 🙂

I’m sure you’ve heard about Implicit or Subconscious Biases. Let’s talk about what they are and how you can manage them. This is especially important for anyone working in technology because you’re creating the tools and solutions that touch so many people!

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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