Get women into tech

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A whimsical recruitment pitch to inspire the next generation of women to consider a career in technology.

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  • Get women into tech

    1. why a career intechnology is the best career for women /via @KateKendall
    2. well, first of all, it’s notabout the technology
    3. it’s about your vision
    4. technology allows you to create your vision
    5. your vision can be anything...
    6. it can be about your interests
    7. it can be about other people’s interests
    8. it can be serious
    9. it can be superfluous
    10. it can be stylish
    11. it can be smart
    12. it can be small
    13. it can be significant
    14. and best of all, it can be you
    15. what can you do?
    16. you can solve your own problems
    17. you can solve other people’s problems
    18. you can make your own life better
    19. you can make otherpeople’s lives better
    20. you can empower yourself
    21. you can empower others
    22. you can make change now
    23. or you can lay thefoundation for change later
    24. basically, your actions can havean impact on the world
    25. all you need is acommitted mind...
    26. and a computer
    27. what else offers this?
    28. why?
    29. because you can
    30. because you control your own barriers to entry
    31. because you want to be stimulated
    32. because people wantyou to succeed and to support you
    33. because you like to follow and create trends
    34. because you understand thatstereotypes are stupid
    35. because you see the opportunity
    36. because it’s the futureand you want to be in it
    37. and by the way...
    38. spacious hubs and sleekincubators are the new garages and dorms
    39. manageable and flexibleschedules are the new all-nighters
    40. slow, organic and healthy is the newpizza, chips and coke
    41. clean and clothedis the new boxers
    42. demographical diversity is the new young, white, single dude
    43. benefits
    44. incubate withintelligent, interestingand influential people
    45. never get bored
    46. work across industries
    47. lead and decide
    48. bootstrap(or heelstrap) your business
    49. work for yourself
    50. work on what you like
    51. work when you like
    52. work where you like
    53. work from home
    54. work with your family
    55. be rewarded and recognised
    56. be you
    57. how?
    58. you don’t have to code, but
    59. real freedom comesfrom learning how to
    60. start with small steps
    61. read and research
    62. friend and follow
    63. watch and listen
    64. converse and ask
    65. code to learn
    66. code to build
    67. code for fun
    68. experiment and explore
    69. make things and break them
    70. release things to a community
    71. considera formal education#computerscience #softwareengineering
    72. a final note...
    73. you have towant to do it
    74. you have to...
    75. be the change you want to see in the world – Gandhi
    76. I hope to be usingyour product one day
    77. Thanksmore get-women-in-tech style on katekendall.com

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