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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


5 Things Every Microsoft Teams Meeting Newbie Should Know

5 Things Every Microsoft Teams Meeting Newbie Should Know

 

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6 Expert Tips Organizations NEED to Boost Microsoft Teams Adoption

6 Expert Tips Organizations NEED to Boost Microsoft Teams Adoption

 

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Modern SharePoint Web Parts: Embed, Kindle, YouTube

Modern SharePoint Web Parts: Embed, Kindle, YouTube

 

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Using Microsoft Flow to automate my process of sending stickers…

Using Microsoft Flow to automate my process of sending stickers…

 

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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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How to Assist Your Customers When Moving from Skype to Microsoft Teams

How to Assist Your Customers When Moving from Skype to Microsoft Teams

 

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Azure Week Interview with Elaine van Bergen

Azure Week Interview with Elaine van Bergen

 

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Teams vs Yammer – When to Use each Platform?

Teams vs Yammer – When to Use each Platform?

 

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Screenshot tutorial: Add a column with custom function code in Power Query

Screenshot tutorial: Add a column with custom function code in Power Query

 

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Using Microsoft Flow & Azure Cognitive Services To Automate Sentiment Analysis Of Yammer Posts

Using Microsoft Flow & Azure Cognitive Services To Automate Sentiment Analysis Of Yammer Posts

 

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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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Diversity in Tech Roundup at ESPC18 – Butterflies, Core Skills and Building Your Insider Program

Diversity in Tech Roundup at ESPC18 – Butterflies, Core Skills and Building Your Insider Program

 

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Webinars


Automate Business Processes with Power Automate and Teams Integration

Automate Business Processes with Power Automate and Teams Integration

 

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Manage the Content Lifecycle in Office 365

Manage the Content Lifecycle in Office 365

 

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My Favourite Microsoft Teams Features and How They’ve Improved my Collaboration, Increased my Productivity and Put a Smile on my Face

My Favourite Microsoft Teams Features and How They’ve Improved my Collaboration, Increased my Productivity and Put a Smile on my Face

 

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Microsoft Teams, OneDrive and Office – The Ideal Threesome for Co-Authoring Documents

Microsoft Teams, OneDrive and Office – The Ideal Threesome for Co-Authoring Documents

 

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The Impact of Digital Literacy on Office 365 User Adoption Webinar

The Impact of Digital Literacy on Office 365 User Adoption Webinar

 

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What’s New with Microsoft Teams: the Hub for Teamwork in Microsoft 365

What’s New with Microsoft Teams: the Hub for Teamwork in Microsoft 365

 

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Heather Newman and Karuana Gatimu Live at ESPC19

eBooks


The Importance of Good Communication in User Adoption

The Importance of Good Communication in User Adoption

 

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A Modern Site Architecture by Joanne C. Klein

A Modern Site Architecture by Joanne C. Klein

 

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Hands-On Machine Learning with Azure (Chapter 1)

Hands-On Machine Learning with Azure (Chapter 1)

 

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Input Validation with Vuelidate

Input Validation with Vuelidate

 

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ESPC Keynotes


ESPC18 Keynote – Artificial Intelligence: Winning the Red Queen’s Race

ESPC18 Keynote – Artificial Intelligence: Winning the Red Queen’s Race

 

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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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ESPC18 Keynote – Be the Lord of Your OWN Rings

ESPC18 Keynote – Be the Lord of Your OWN Rings

 

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ESPC19 Keynote: Empathy: The Race Against the Machines with Miri Rodriguez

ESPC19 Keynote: Empathy: The Race Against the Machines with Miri Rodriguez

 

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