Category: women in tech
Tech jobs: Get your ass in the door
Getting a job in tech when you aren’t a developer or computer science graduate takes the strongest parts of yourself. If you have passion, curiosity and determination, you can get a job in tech. Be willing to admit when you don’t know something. You may not have the technical skills today, but you’ve got something…
What we talk about when we talk about tech jobs.
I stopped reading main stream news articles about the lack of women in technology. I care deeply about the gender gap in tech, but I don’t need to read the article to know what they’ll report. Lots of women go to college, not enough get computer science degrees, even fewer get jobs and stick with…
I am a Diversity Candidate
I am a Hispanic woman without a college education. I lived in poverty, as defined by the US Census Bureau, until I was 19 years old. Regardless of where I’m at today, my income or the opportunities I’m now awarded, I will always be a Diversity Candidate. I will spare you (today!) the stories about…