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ISSUE 33
A weekly dose of inspirational stories about women in tech
Each issue will include stories about women in tech who are doing amazing and inspiring work. It will also include tips, advice and resources on coding for those who are just getting started.
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Hi!

Nothing new from me this week. I've been in Madison, WI visiting family.

I'm getting ready to launch Diversify Tech on Product Hunt at the end of the month. I'm super nervous about it 🙀. I hate self promotion. At the same time, it is necessary and I'm excited to put it in front of more folks.

Also, if you are looking for a job in tech, please do share your information here. I'll be publicizing it over the next few weeks.

Happy Coding!
@venikunche

Get Inspired: Women in Tech Doing Amazing Things 🎉

 
#causeascene
Juliana is a Colombian-Canadian software engineer living in Colombia. She’s currently focusing on JavaScript, accessibility and community building. One of the leaders of Pioneras Developers, Medellin’s largest community for womxn in tech, and an organizer of JSConf Colombia, Juliana believes that the key to happiness is that feeling of belonging that you get from getting involved.

As an advocate for web accessibility, Juliana believes the web has incredible potential to be the great equalizer – she dreams of a web where everyone can contribute and participate.

Erica Peterson, founder of Moms Can Code
freeCodeCamp
Erica started off in the world of biology, but decided to transition into tech just over a year ago. Last July, she founded Moms Can: Code, an organization that helps mothers learn to code so they can embark on new careers and help their kids learn to code, too. She's also the founder of Science Tots, a non-profit that helps introduce children to the world of STEM and coding.

Your Toolbox: Resources on Coding 📚

If you are new to coding, start with one of these resources:
CodeacademyCoursera or FreeCodeCamp.
Impostor Syndrome and Individual Competence
Jessica Rose
       

web.dev

Google Developers
    

Career: Preparing for a Job in Tech 📝

    Elena

Food for Thought: Interesting Reads ☕

Eric Elliott
Ire Aderinokun
   

Opportunities & Events


General Assembly's Catalyst: Learn Now, Pay After You’re Hired
Take a full-time GA Immersive course at no upfront cost. With the Catalyst program, you pay back your tuition in manageable monthly installments only once you’ve landed a job making $40,000 or more.

You’re invited to the Product Hunt Makers Festival
Get your creative juices flowing and create something new with the Product Hunt community over Thanksgiving week.

Street Pitch 2018
If American Idol and Shark Tank had a baby it would be called Street Pitch. Street Pitch by Street Entrepreneurs features a jam-packed line up of the grittiest founders in Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Hosted by Brandon Andrews of ABC’s Shark Tank, seven entrepreneurs will pitch their companies to a panel of judges, angel investors, community supporters and YOU (the audience) on November 27th, 2018 #GivingTuesday from 7 to 9 pm EST at the Inclusive Innovation Incubator. 
 
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