Sometimes it helps to have a role model. This Scandinavian country is giving the U.S. tech sector a run for its money, and being fair to women in the process.
Women continue to be on the rise in the blockchain field, so we took to showcasing some of the most prominent figures.
She was aimed straight for Broadway, but now she's running a company with $25 million in funding instead. How did that happen?
This school pioneered the concept of teaching people coding outside the context of college. Along they way, they taught more than technical skills; they also taught the empathy, persuasion, cooperation, and teamwork that can make someone rise fast and have a real impact on a tech team.
If we in this community agree, in theory, that underrepresentation is caused by an uneven playing field, what do we do about those who are not aware of or willing to accept this, and are therefore not open to solving it?
My story is the blueprint of ambitious women everywhere, women who were told from a young age that they were “bossy” instead of potential leaders, “bragging” instead of expressing our hard work and asserting our worth, taught that we needed to look, act, and talk a certain way rather than develop our skills if we wanted to be successful.