Career Advice for Women in Tech

How women can get a job in tech, transition to a tech career, and succeed in the tech industry.

Burned out from Work or School? 11 Things You Need to Do Now

From feeling like you just can’t get out of bed to genuinely feeling sick to your stomach when you’re thinking about work—burnout is REAL. Particularly as the lines between our work and home lives become increasingly blurred, it’s super easy to get burned out from work or school. If you’re feeling burned out, you’re not …

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Foolproof Tactics to Learn New Skills And Smash 2021

I’ve been there. If you’re working full time or are a full-time mom or student, it’s hard to find the time to learn new skills. But if there’s something you’ve been thinking of learning for a while and haven’t had the time to commit to, the new year is a great time to start! In …

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Why Learn to Code? How to Figure Out if Computer Science is a Good Fit

Now, if you’ve read my blog before, you probably know that I ultimately answered yes to the question, ‘should I learn to code?’. But it’s been quite a process to get where I am today. In this article, I’ll go through that journey as well as the reasons I ultimately decided to learn to code, …

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Why You Need a Website: How to Create Your Own Website in a Day (For Free!)

This article is all about why you need a website as a PhD student and how you can create one for free (in just an afternoon!). Why You Need a Website as a PhD One of the first things my student mentor said to me in our introductory meeting was, “You should make a website.” …

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Work-life Balance: How to Get Used to Working 60+ Hours per Week

So, you’ve got your first grad job and, suddenly, you’re expected to work 60, 70, even 100+ hours a week. I found myself in a similar situation when I finished my master’s degree and struggled initially to find a good work-life balance. I had always prided myself on being an efficient worker, so working in …

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Women in Tech: What it’s Like and How to Get Ahead in a Male-dominated Industry

My first job out of university was for the UN, where I worked on projects involving digital inclusion for women in tech and people with disabilities. It was here that I became familiar with the insane stats about the gender gap in the tech industry. According to PWC, only 5% of leadership positions in tech …

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