5 Ways to get started as a woman in Tech

1. Develop your skills:
The first thing you will need to do is research and explore what tech role you can do. There are numerous aspects to tech and you can fit into any depending on your educational background, career background,  interests, and transferable skills. You can take courses leveraging the internet and gain experience in your chosen area.

2. Network:
Networking is crucial. Attend industry events, join an online community, LinkedIn, or boot camps, and connect with professionals in your chosen field of interest. This can help you find job opportunities and learn new trends

3. Get a Mentor:
Finding a mentor can be valuable in helping you navigate the tech industry. Find someone with experience in your chosen area who can offer guidance and support as you grow in your career.

4. Stay hands-on and show off your accomplish and stay hands-on:
you need to be hands-on to grow, work on projects, and intern if you find the opportunity, this will help you build a portfolio. Now and then it is also good to look back at how far you have come and show off your progress, it is a great way to get exposure and give context on your background and what you’ve achieved

5. Be persistent and Build your confidence:
It sometimes feels like they don’t belong in tech, but it’s important to remember that you have a valuable contribution to make. Believe in yourself and your abilities, and don’t let imposter syndrome hold you back.

With that said remember to stay curious, keep learning, and don’t be afraid to take risks and try new things

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