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May 18: Women in Tech Weekly Issue 111

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We are so excited that the new Miss Universe is a Software Engineer from Mexico! 😱 Now that's what we call breaking stereotypes! We've got beauty and brains together (among other things) that society doesn't typically think of when with a "Software Engineer" title. Check out some other badass women's celebrations as well as some resources below! 🎉

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Celebrations 🥂

Luiza got her first job in tech!

Luiza says:

Since last year i've been studying web development and last week I got my first job as a full stack developer! :)

Julia got a promotion!

Julia says:

I got a promotion at work to a more technical role and will be moving from Germany to Spain! Only Clothes, Camera and books in the suitcase ;-)

DigitalEmpress passed the Security+ exam!!

Such amazing news! We are so happy for you and this amazing achievement!

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Resources 👩‍💻

How can you start a career in cybersecurity? Where do you start and how do you approach it? What can you study to get a solid foundation in cybersecurity that will help you kick start your career in the industry? We’ve talked about this on multiple occasions on this channel, so you know that I truly believe that you can get into this awesome field no matter what background you have. And this time I’ve been able to witness that myself - I took the SANS Foundations course in cybersecurity, which you may have seen me vlogging about last week.

conference - mentorship opportunities - exchange with others

Thank you to Sarah for being on Muko's Corner! Sarah is the Lead Negotiator at Her goal is to help people make better career decisions and negotiate a salary they deserve. She's a former tech recruiter at Amazon, Facebook, and Google.

Let's create a quiz in python! This python tutorial is for beginners!

Romina says:

Code/Art's CodeHER clubs are all about equipping the next generation of female technologists. Our intro-level clubs use art as on-ramp to spark interest and break pre conceived notions about what a computer programmer looks like or what their interests are. During this 9-week program (weekly 90 min. sessions) students will learn Javascript, Scratch, Tinkercad and finish the program with their own portfolio of coded art projects. If you have a daughter, niece or little sister who you want to introduce to coding in a fun way, then make sure to register her before May 21st (for early bird discount). Code/Art is a 501(c)(3) with the mission to increase the number of girls studying computer science by delighting and inspiring them with the creative possibilities of computer programming.


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