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Hey all, How was your week? I had family visiting and got to hang out with my niece and daughter. It
 

Code with Veni

August 2 · Issue #16 · View online
A newsletter for underrepresented coders

Hey all,
How was your week? I had family visiting and got to hang out with my niece and daughter. It was great but it was also a bit overwhelming to manage family and work. I need to figure out how to take time-off while running a business 😄.
btw, if you are a bootcamp graduate looking for a job, share your info here.
Have a great weekend! 💖
-Veni

🎉 Get Inspired
How Anne-Laure Le Cunff learned coding in six months and won the Product Hunt Makers Festival How Anne-Laure Le Cunff learned coding in six months and won the Product Hunt Makers Festival
🙏 Words of Wisdom
Monica Lent
After having my job opening for a junior developer go semi-viral, I wanted to share some tips for ✨aspiring junior devs ✨ who are look into breaking into their first role.

Both what you can do to improve your chances, and also what not to do.

7 tips below 👇
8:41 AM - 31 Jul 2019
Michelle Kim
My love letter to underrepresented people in the workplace who are experiencing tokenism or being "the only" at their company:

1. You do not have to shoulder the burden to educate others on "Diversity & Inclusion" (unless you're hired to do so) or your lived experiences.
1:31 AM - 27 Mar 2019
🖥️ Learn
Load and filter API data in Gatsby (with Brittney Ball) — Learn with Jason Load and filter API data in Gatsby (with Brittney Ball) — Learn with Jason
Absolute beginners guide to web development resources by Jennifer Lyn Parsons
Byte Sized: The Creation of Graph Theory by Vaidehi Joshi
Keithtrick Stan Account⚛️🦄
One week away from @ThisDotMedia's first online React meetup!

My topics is React Accessibility!

What I'll cover:
- What is #a11y
- Extensions & libraries to test your components
- Quick overview of accessibility for @reactnative & @gatsbyjs

RSVP below!
https://t.co/ho5JJpvVN3
1:10 PM - 1 Aug 2019
The Three Skills (Plus One) You Should Be Learning As A Developer by Yechiel Kalmenson
Microsoft Learn
Verifying Entire API Responses by Angie Jones
In 5 mins: Set up Google login to sign up users on Django by Zoe Chew
10 docker-compose and docker commands that are useful for active development by Lina Rudashevski
📝 Career
Lean in or lie down? Balancing jobs, side projects, and hobbies by Nicole Zhu Lean in or lie down? Balancing jobs, side projects, and hobbies by Nicole Zhu
How to Write a Great Conference Talk Proposal from Conference Organizers by Brian Rinaldi
☕ Interesting Reads
Fitbits and other wearables may not accurately track heart rates in people of color by Alex Hogan Fitbits and other wearables may not accurately track heart rates in people of color by Alex Hogan
South Bronx-Born AI App Aims to Change Maternal Health Disparities by Ese Olumhense
✨ Resources & Opportunities
Sacha Thompson
At AWS, we believe the future of tech is accessible, flexible, & inclusive. This year we’re introducing the #WePowerTech Grant: a chance to receive #reInvent registration, travel, hotel accommodations, & access to We Power Tech activities @ re:Invent 2019. https://t.co/UQdr8ur4bI
7:48 PM - 1 Aug 2019
IGNITE Apprenticeship Program - Dropbox
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