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Women In Tech Newsletter Issue #3

A monthly dose of inspirational stories about women in tech

Get Inspired: Women in Tech Doing Amazing Things 🎉

#100DaysOfCode
A motivating story on how E. Wilson, a self-taught developer made it through 95 days of coding. She detailed each day here.

Impressive Female Leaders in Tech
From non-profit ventures to startups, these women are behind the tech changing our world.

Meet Terri Burns
Terri, a developer and product manager, will soon be product manager at Twitter.

Woman Powering The Fight Against Cybercrime
Tammy Moskites having served previously as chief information security officer (CISO) of two giant US companies in Time Warner Cable and Home Depot is now take a leading role in the fight for cyber security.


Words of Wisdom: Advice from Women in Tech 🙏

“I learned that it is okay to not know everything.” – Rebecca He’s take on conquering imposter syndrome.

“Programming felt a lot like writing, but unlike writing a story or article, I could now build things with words.” – Natasha Postolovski talks about her journey as a developer.

“Mistakes and failures are all part of the fun as long as you choose to learn from them, not dwell on them,” – Software Engineers share advice on career progression.

“Participate in your life. Don’t be afraid to be yourself by doing the things you love. Have the courage not to give up on them just to fit in.” – One of seven Takeaways From the Women in Tech Conference.


Your Toolbox: Resources on Coding 📚

Git

Become a git guru

Front End

Learning JavaScript: And the Danger of Spreading Yourself Too Thin

Promises: Multi-part blog post series on the whys and hows and problems

Typescript Deep Dive

Python

Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python

Algorithms

Intro to Recursion with code examples in Python

Data Science

Getting Started in Data Science: A Beginner’s Perspective


Scholarships 💸

Kode With Klossy Career Scholarship for Women
One applicant per month will be chosen for the scholarship. They will join the Learn.co platform to complete Flatiron School’s online Full Stack Web Development Program.

Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship for LGBTQ Women
Do you identify as LGBTQ? Do you want to learn how to code? If yes, this scholarship will fund your coding tuition by 50%. The deadline is July 1st.


Food for thought: Interesting reads ☕

From Carpenter to Front End Developer in under 5 months

One does not simply learn to code

Please don’t quit — every expert was once a beginner

Why I Left Management: the engineering technical track vs. management track

 

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