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Articles for women looking to transition into the tech industry including how you can get into tech, how to learn to learn to code and learn computer science, and how to thrive as a woman in the tech industry!

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How Male Allies Can Support Women in Technology + Other Professional Women

Now, I’ve written before about what it’s like for professional women in male-dominated industries (especially for women in tech), but my friends who want often ask how male allies can support women in technology and other professional fields. They know it’s about more than just not contributing to the problem, but they’re often at a …

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Is DataCamp Worth It? A Data Science PhD Student’s Perspective

Are you thinking about buying a premium subscription to DataCamp, but not sure if it’s worth the money? In this article, I’ll give my best answer to the question, ‘is DataCamp worth it?’ from the perspective of a PhD student currently studying data science. ✅ TLDR: I do think DataCamp is worth the money, particularly …

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The Best Headphones for Studying: Sony WH-1000XM3 Pros and Cons

Thinking of buying the Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones, but not totally sure yet? I’ve got you covered. I totally understand they are an investment (especially for students!) which is why I’ve compiled this list of the Sony WH-1000XM3 pros and cons to help you decide. Affiliate disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll …

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Insider Insight: Doing a PhD in Computer Science Online (Day in the Life)

Are you thinking of doing a PhD but not sure what it’s like at the moment with everything going on in the world? Or, are you a current grad school student looking for some motivation to work from home? In this article, I’ll go through a day in my life as a remote PhD student …

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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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Feeling Overwhelmed at Uni? 10 Things You Can Do Right Now

Whether you’ve just started university or grad school, are in the middle, or are towards the end, it’s completely normal to feel overwhelmed at uni. In fact, I’ve been feeling pretty overwhelmed this week. I basically spent yesterday freaking out over whether or not I could actually grasp all the things I needed to for …

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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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