Posts tagged women in technology
Breaking Free of Trying to Please

Working to prove herself in tech, Jess Stetson earned praise from coworkers and clients. It took time—and a life-changing event—to recognize the bias behind the compliments and learn to use her voice to confront it.  

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Reduce Barriers to Entry Through Meaningful Tech Internships

Internships are an important stepping stone for launching tech careers. Here are a few tips to help companies structure internships that are meaningful, informative, and set the next generation of tech talent up for success.

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Using Adversity to Fuel Your Career

Don’t let gender discrimination you encounter hold you back! Here are some ideas on how to overcome and use these experiences to help motivate you, grow your confidence, and ultimately advance your career.

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Being a Mom in Tech and How Women Can Overcome Imposter Syndrome

PDXWIT’s members and supporters need no introduction to Megan Bigelow, co-founder of this growing organization that today represents more than 30% of Portland’s tech workforce. Back in July, Portland journalist Kate Kaye sat down with Megan for a wide-ranging interview about being a mom in tech, about her then-new gig as director of customer reliability engineering for open source software outfit Heptio, and why human connections have been a thread throughout her life and work.

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