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Women in Tech Newsletter #11

A monthly dose of inspirational stories about women in tech

Get Inspired: Women in Tech Doing Amazing Things ?

Meet Lisa Wilcox: How a Nurse Transitioned to Tech after being Diagnosed with a severe Latex Allergy
Veni Kunche
Lisa Wilcox shares her journey to becoming a Sr. Web Designer from a career in Nursing.

Meet Alexis: Data Analyst, Visualization Specialist and Grad Student
Veni Kunche
Alexis shares her story on how she gained data analytics and data visualization skills. Make sure to check out the resources that she shared.

185 Black Women in Tech to Follow On Twitter
Jeneba Jalloh Ghatt
A curated list of active black women who are experienced coders, developers, software engineers, gamers, coders, tech evangelists, start up founders and the like.

Words of Wisdom: Advice from Women in Tech ?

“You should try to shake yourself and try new things — that’s how you’re able to learn and live a full life.” — Pamela Assogbam, Software engineer at Vox Media [Read more]

“The ‘real developer’ is a fake idea created by white men to enforce their dominance in an industry of constant learners.” — Jenn Schiffer, Artist & Web App Engineer [Read more]

“Make friends with people who are five and 10 and 20 years ahead of you in their career. It’s more or less a mentorship relationship for sure, but make it a two-way relationship where you know what your value is.” — Caryn Marooney, VP of Global Communications at Facebook [Read more]

Your Toolbox: Resources on Coding ?

Learn to Code

A Friendly Web Development Tutorial for Complete Beginners
Oliver James

Want to become a Software Developer? Here’s How to get There.
André Pena

Freely available Programming Books
Victor Felder

Learn by Doing

How to Contribute to Open Source
Github

A Gigantic List of 27 Fun Project Ideas
Hrishi Mittal
Rules of Programming Experiments
Julia Evans

Data Structures

How To Not Be Stumped By Trees
Vaidehi Joshi

Front End

Writing JavaScript with Accessibility in Mind
Manuel Matuzovic

It’s Time to give TypeScript another Chance
Jason Dreyzehner

What’s a JavaScript closure? In plain English, please.
Samer Buna

Python

30 Essential Python Tips And Tricks For Programmers
Meenakshi Agarwal

Style Guide for Python Code
Guido van Rossum

Rails

A Quick Tour of your First Rails App
Rachelle Lequesne

Angular 2 and Ruby on Rails User Authentication
A. Vatsaev

PHP

Getting Started With PHP
Code School

Career: Preparing for a Job in Tech ?

How I Became a Developer in 8 Months
Cristina Veale

I just got a Developer Job at Snapchat. Here’s what I Learned and How it can Help you with your Job Search.
Jon Deng

Google Resume Revealed!
Tamara Yarovoy

How to Get Noticed By a Recruiter (Even When You Don’t Have the Exact Experience)
Natalia Saavedra

Food for Thought: Interesting Reads ☕

See What Employees Value
Dani Fankhauser

Too Old to be a Programmer?
Adel Ghlamallah

Tech Diversity: 12 Things Allies Can Do
Melinda Briana Epler

12 Powerful Posters Of Female Scientists That Every Classroom Needs
Katherine Schwab

Tech Term of the Month: Data Mining

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