Women in Tech Newsletter #5

A monthly dose of inspirational stories about women in tech

Get Inspired: Women in Tech Doing Amazing Things ?

Meet Tonia. She’s Saving the Environment with Code.
My co-worker Tonia talks about how she got started in tech.

Beyond the Map, Rio de Janeiro — Paloma’s Story [VIDEO] Paloma is from Maré — one of Rio’s most notorious and dangerous town. But this intelligent young woman is determined to make her dreams of studying artificial intelligence come true.

5 women in tech across the world you can get inspired by
Top women in technology who are an inspiration for women in tech across the world.


Words of Wisdom: Advice from Women in Tech ?

“Don’t be afraid. There may be a lack of women in tech right now, but you can be part of the change. And it is changing. Right now is a really good time to enter the industry and to make your mark.” — Arfah Farooq, Head of Marketing at Makers Academy

“With skill and strategy, even David can conquer a giant” — Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code on how the next Steve Jobs will be a woman of color.

“Find a few people who believe in you, and listen to them. Don’t listen to the haters and the criticism” — Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack, a tech entrepreneur and author of Women in Tech.


Your Toolbox: Resources on Coding ?

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

Learn to code

What is an API? In English, please.

Download and Solve Practice Problems in over 30 Different Languages.

Front End

Interactive Guide to ES6


Building a ‘Read It Later’ App with Python

Ruby on Rails

Ruby in 100 Minutes

10 Easy-to-fix Ruby / Ruby on Rails Mistakes

Data Science

How to Become a Data Scientist


Career: Preparing for a Job in Tech ?

How to Pass a Programming Interview

Get the Salary you Deserve [VIDEO]

How To Ace A Data Science Interview


Best Practices ?

On Building Small Things

This Ruby Style Guide recommends Best Practices

Github Etiquette


Food for thought: Interesting reads ☕

Strategies for a Healthier Dev

The Truth about the Pay Gap

Harvey Mudd College took on Gender Bias


Tech Term of the Month: Programming Paradigm


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