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Women in Tech Weekly Issue 9

It’s that day of the week again and I’m very excited to share this week’s news and resources!

Enjoy, you beautiful humans:

Celebrations ??

Sara got a new position in New York!

In her own words:

“I was working as a web developer engineer in France and I applied for a job in New York. I had to do a training in aris for 3 months and now I’m finally starting my new position in New York as a front integrator and publisher operations. I’m so excited for that, at the same time I’m so motivated to work on some personal projects (websites and apps). More celebrations to come… “

A post shared by Sara | Trendy Coder | Hijabi (@trendycoder) on May 14, 2019 at 9:07am PDT

Wanda got into the post-bacc Comp Sci program she’s been applying to all year for the summer term!

In her own words:

“After a year of applying to schools and jobs without a technical degree, I got accepted into OSU’s online Computer science program! It’s a second bachelor’s degree so I’m so excited to pivot into a new career!!”

Vishakha started an internship in AI!

In her own words:

“My 3rd internship (and 5th tech opportunity) of my college career is a startup-casual environment which will teach me more about teamwork that my corporate internships could not provide.”

“Wdym Womxn in Tech have a 𝘥𝘪𝘴𝘢𝘥𝘷𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘨𝘦?” Well, only 𝟮% of all US Venture Capital (investment $$) went to Female led startups in 2018. 𝟭𝟮.𝟮% went to Mixed (male & female) led startups while 𝟴𝟱.𝟲% went to Male led startups. . When the only mainstream topics Womxn have, are associated with confidence, I thought… hmm, 𝘛𝘦𝘤𝘩 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘸𝘰𝘮𝘹𝘯 𝘧𝘦𝘦𝘭 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘧𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵. I recently published a YouTube video putting this to the test. (Link in Bio!) It’s a makeup video… 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗿𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝘀 𝗮𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱 𝗕𝗹𝗼𝗰𝗸𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗶𝗻. . 𝘞𝘩𝘢𝘵 is Blockchain, 𝘩𝘰𝘸 does Blockchain work, 𝘸𝘩𝘺 is Blockchain used & 𝘩𝘰𝘸 people are innovating the Blockchain to integrate it in society. I casually answer these questions while contouring my nose and patting my face with powder. If we can’t bring the 𝘄𝗼𝗺𝘅𝗻 to the 𝘁𝗲𝗰𝗵, let’s bring the 𝘁𝗲𝗰𝗵 to the 𝘄𝗼𝗺𝘅𝗻. . 📸 🙌🏽 phenomenal photographer JUST LOOK

A post shared by Vishakha 🏳️‍🌈🇮🇳 HTX (@vishakhamallya) on Apr 29, 2019 at 11:28am PDT

Vishakha is celebrating Semira starting her Deloitte internship!

Vishakha says:

“Semira is starting her internship in DevSecOps at Deloitte! She’s been awaiting this for a while I’m so proud of her.“

A post shared by Semira Allen (@here_she_codes) on Jun 3, 2019 at 6:09am PDT

Resources ?‍?

Hajar says:

“I have decided to start a blog to share my experiences as a female software engineering student and do my best to try and build a community of tech females as well as try to empower them.”

Scilence Podcast by Dr Shini Somara – shared by anonymous

She says:

“The Software Engineering episode which will be published this Tuesday BST hits very interesting points about programmers and how the industry is in a complete mess. I would like to share this to hopefully start a debate around it.”

Robyn is such an inspiration and I’m very excited to share her story with you!

I hope you are inspired as I am from all of this badassery ❤️

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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