A newsletter highlighting underrepresented folks in tech
I hope your weekend is going well.
I am doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) this Tuesday with the Women Make community. You are welcome to ask me anything about a career in tech or about being a bootstrapped founder. Post your questions on Instagram. I will answer them on Tuesday.
It’s been a year since I launched Diversify Tech on Product Hunt. Here are some highlights!
I asked for advice on how to respond to requests for free work. I got some really great suggestions. If you are like me and don’t know how to navigate such situations, check out the replies to this tweet.
His life hit a turning point when he was 9, he said, when his father paid $25 for a broken 1989 Macintosh computer at a thrift shop. Nathan Figgers, who was a maintenance worker at Florida State University, brought the computer home and set it on the kitchen table so his son could tinker with it.
“Try many things. Early on, people will give you advice. Some of it will be good advice, some of it will be not good for you. Usually, they will use you as a mirror with which to reflect their own desires or failed opportunities. Test the advice that resonates with you. ” [Read more]
The Tech Unlocked Podcast aims to demystify and diversify the tech industry by giving you the keys to unlock your tech career. On this show, you’ll hear authentic and informative career conversations with incredible guests on how to get a job in tech and build a successful tech career. By sharing diverse and unique career stories, I hope to give you the keys to unlock YOUR own tech career.
❤️ Want to support this newsletter? Share it!
🚀 Forwarded from a friend? Sign up to the newsletter here.
Did you enjoy this issue?
If you don't want these updates anymore, please unsubscribe here.
If you were forwarded this newsletter and you like it, you can subscribe here.