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March 9: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 101

Happy International Women's Day! I hope you've had a wonderful time and got to reflect on how awesome you are - and the women around you 🥰

It is time to celebrate more women in this week's issue of Women in Tech Weekly - and we have some awesome reasons to do so!

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 🥂🎉

Harshita has started a crypto for beginners series to help everyone understand the complex words of the crypto world!

Harshita says:

I’ve been meaning to start an educational series for a very long time but I finally did it this week! A beginner series for crypto is going to help people with investments and also understanding what crypto means.

Rachelle just got hired for her first contract coding position!

Rachelle says:

I asked for contacts a few months ago. Nothing happened and I gave up but then last week I was contacted by someone in my network that they had someone interested in hiring me for contract coding! Now I get to help researchers analyze EEG waves which is so cool

Elena has published an introduction guide to self-taught data career :)

Elena says:

I have been writing this baby for a more than a year, always pushing it away. But there was interest, and I've finally decided to put myself out there and share my story and experience with others. I am excited for anyone starting their journey in STEM, particularly in the data field, and I would love to be helpful and keep sharing whatever I learn myself.

Eden is going to grad school!

It will be a Masters program at the intersection of design, engineering and business 😍 This is so exciting, Eden, congratulations on this new chapter in your life! What a way to level up - we can't wait to learn more about this program and follow your journey throughout it!

This has been a long time coming, I'm not going to lie! My wonderful colleague + sister and I have been planning it for a while and it's finally live! And at the time of writing this, 85 women have applied for it 🥰 Join the conversation here!

Fairygodboss works with top employers for women — and they want to meet you. Join them at their upcoming virtual career fair for women in technology where you can connect directly with recruiters without leaving your desk. Register for the event today!

Resources 👩‍💻

Harshita says:

This helps understand NFT - Non Fungible Tokens and demystifies crypto, so we can make better investment decisions. NFT is a hot topic right now because it made 60M$ in trading within a 24 hour window

Elena says:

It gives the overview of the self-taught career in data, the learning paths one can take and also the starter curriculum. It helps understand if this career path one wants to pursue and gives the possible motivations to do it. I also share free resources on my instagram page. The guide though is different as it offers a dense information and a road map to follow.

What are the best coding resources for the year 2021? There's no time to look through hundreds of resources to decide which ones will help us reach our goals. Nicole has hand picked her favorite resources and tells us why she liked them.

Ania shows you how to build a Personal Portfolio or website that looks great on mobile, tablet and desktop.

Bitcoin, Crypto! Everyone is talking about it. The hype is real - Elon Musk and Tesla, investment funds, hedge funds, tech geeks, it seems everyone is riding the Bitcoin wave! Should you? Watch Bukola's video as she explains everything you need to know to make an informed purchase.

Side hustles are a great way to diversify your income streams and to develop your skills. So here are some remote business ideas that may help you find what works for you. They include both active and passive income options.


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