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Women in Tech Newsletter #8

A monthly dose of inspirational stories about women in tech

Get Inspired: Women in Tech Doing Amazing Things 🎉

Meet Zuri. The Queen of Hackathons.
Zuri shares tips on attending your first hackathon.

4 Women Describe their Non-Traditional Journeys to Tech
At the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference, four women shared how alternative education paths brought them to a career in technology.

This Twenty-Something Forced Silicon Valley to ‘Show Her the Numbers’
If you want to make tech less white and male, you need numbers. But data didn’t exist until one pissed-off engineer took action.

20 Under 20: Meet The Next Generation Of STEAM Pioneers
20 of the most impressive under-20-year-olds to show you the next generation of the best and brightest innovators.

Words of Wisdom: Advice from Women in Tech 🙏

“It’s not who you know, it’s not what you know, it’s who knows what you know.” — Telle Whitney, CEO of Anita Borg Institute (ABI)

“A great desire for a goal can overcome the greatest of challenges” — Ayotunde Sokale, Civil Engineer at Environment Agency

“I invited myself to the projects until I was indispensable and they needed me.” — Tonya L. Mork, Founder of UpTech Labs

“Starting small by identifying an easy bug to fix” — Marina Zhurakhinskaya, Red Hat’s Senior Outreach Specialist

Your Toolbox: Resources on Coding 📚

If you are new to coding, start with one of these resources:
Codeacademy, Coursera or FreeCodeCamp.

Learn to Code

Survival Guide for Junior Developers

The Ultimate Reading List for Developers

Full-Stack Development is Alive and Well.

Front End

Useful Docs and Guides for Front-End Developers

A Study Plan To Cure JavaScript Fatigue

The 100% correct way to do CSS breakpoints

Python

Python for JavaScript Developers

Data Structures

A Gentle Introduction to Data Structures: How Stacks Work

Coding Interviews

Cracking the Coding Interview Challenges

Food for thought: Interesting reads ☕

Who Goes First?

How Female-Focused Job Boards Like Hire Tech Ladies Promote Diversity In Tech

Tech Term of the Month: Net Neutrality

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