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Women in Tech Stories

Below we have gathered some inspiring stories about being a woman in the technology industry from empowering female individuals.

I Always Heard that IT was for Boys.

By Edyta Gorzoń

“It’s a man world where women are not necessary, or even worse that women’s personality suits better to other industries; accounting, HR or marketing, for instance. This opinion overwhelmed me. I wanted to experience firsthand to confirm or reject this theory.”

Read Edyta’s story here

 

5 Lifehacks for the Modern Tech Woman

by Miri Rodriquez

“The modern woman in tech is one that leads the way for many others, because technology companies in general are at the forefront of innovation and change. The way we lead and the core values we display as our organizations spearhead cutting-edge solutions, exemplify and influence behaviors and norms for women in other industries and across many generations around the world”

Read Miri’s story here

Finding Your Dream Job in Tech, A Story of How I Found Mine….

By Alcia Loach

“Just 17% of employees in the UK Tech sector are women and I am one of them. Your first question is likely to be what does it feel like to work in such a male dominated sector? My honest answer is I don’t always notice I am a woman. I tend to think it’s just coincidental that I’m female, what’s more important is I am capable and confident.”

Read Alcia’s story here

by Karoliina Kettukari

“The most important thing a woman in a men’s world can do is to accept oneself as a person and try to develop their best traits even further. None of that is dependent on the gender.”

Read Karoliina’s story here

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Ubuntu, I Am Who I Am, Because of Who We All Are

by Tracy van der Schyff

“This is just a story, about a girl, in Tech, but with a twist. And there’s wine, because no good story starts with a green salad.”

Read Tracy’s story here

How an IT Career happened to Me – The Story of an IT Late Bloomer

by Rebekka Aalbers-de Jong

“Be yourself and be happy with yourself. You give color to the world. And if I would have something to say about it I would welcome you working in Tech, so you could make it an even more interesting industry to work in.”

Read Rebekka’s story here

How Changing my Name Strengthened my Self-Concept
By Megan Strant

“One key factor I had to overcome was working alongside my husband who is highly intelligent, experienced and has a strong reputation. I had to carve out my own place in the industry and I never wanted to appear that he was in any way creating that path. I wanted to share some of the experiences that helped me shape a stronger sense of self in this industry.”

Read Megan’s story here

 
My Technology Path

By Christina Wheeler

“I’ve always been the type of person who never liked doing the same thing every single day if it wasn’t challenging anymore. As soon as the challenge was over I was ready to move onto something else.”

Read Christina’s story here

 

 

Blogs


Diversity & Inclusion – Dennie Declercq

Diversity & Inclusion – Dennie Declercq

 

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Diversity and Inclusion Sessions at ESPC22

Diversity and Inclusion Sessions at ESPC22

 

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5 Things Every Microsoft Teams Meeting Newbie Should Know

5 Things Every Microsoft Teams Meeting Newbie Should Know

 

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Modern SharePoint Web Parts: Embed, Kindle, YouTube

Modern SharePoint Web Parts: Embed, Kindle, YouTube

 

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Creating a Culture of Belonging – Diversity and Inclusion Perspectives

Creating a Culture of Belonging – Diversity and Inclusion Perspectives

 

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Teams vs Yammer – When to Use each Platform?

Teams vs Yammer – When to Use each Platform?

 

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Manually Executing a Flow from SharePoint with Column Formatting

Manually Executing a Flow from SharePoint with Column Formatting

 

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Webinars


Manage the Content Lifecycle in Office 365

Manage the Content Lifecycle in Office 365

 

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Heather Newman and Karuana Gatimu Live at ESPC19

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ESPC18 Keynote – Attacks of the Industry: A View to the Future of Cybersecurity

ESPC18 Keynote – Attacks of the Industry: A View to the Future of Cybersecurity

 

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