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Silvana WasitovaAgile Coach & Trainer @ Skype Prague
Women Scientists2© 2013 Skype
Marie CurrieMarie Curie(1867-1934)First Woman Nobel Prize winner, twice!Discovered polonium and radium
Hildegard of Bingen(1098-1179)Musician, Doctor,Writer, Abbess
© 2012 Skype Slide 50102030405060Biological scientists Environmental scientists andgeoscientistsComputer programmers Chemi...
• Set clear performance standards• Recognize career-relevant skillsSource: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Stati...
Women in IT7© 2013 Skype
Grace Hopper(1906-1992)“First Programmer”US Navy Read Admiral
The Robot Creator at MITCynthia BreazealDeveloped robot “Kismet”MIT “Top Innovator under 35”
Linda RisingComputer Scientist, Software ArchitectAuthor “Fearless Change”
Sheryl SandbergCOO Facebook, Author “Lean In”“We (women) hold ourselves back in waysboth big and small, by lacking self-co...
Take your piece, own it, NAIL IT!AdaMelissa MayerCarly FiorinaMeg WhitmanCarol xxxxHillary ClintonAngela MerkelMarissa May...
What about YOU?13© 2013 Skype
Be your authentic self
Adverse Effects of Negative StereotypesRecommendations•Expose girls to successful role models•Explicitly talki to students...
Follow your passion
Compare to embroiderySolve problems,deliver results
Be PersistentBe Persistent
Get a Mentor
*Make* your own path
You will make mistakes.Forgive yourself.
Master your instrument
Have Fun!
© 2013 Skype 24Your time is limited, don’t waste it livingsomebody else’s life. Dont let the noise ofothers opinions drown...
Lean In
Silvana Wasitovawasitova@yahoo.comslideshare.com/wasitova
http://www.aauw.org/issues/http://www.aauw.org/2011/04/06/pay-gap-in-stem-fields/http://www.aauw.org/files/2013/02/Why-So-...
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Women in IT - June 2013

  1. 1. Silvana WasitovaAgile Coach & Trainer @ Skype Prague
  2. 2. Women Scientists2© 2013 Skype
  3. 3. Marie CurrieMarie Curie(1867-1934)First Woman Nobel Prize winner, twice!Discovered polonium and radium
  4. 4. Hildegard of Bingen(1098-1179)Musician, Doctor,Writer, Abbess
  5. 5. © 2012 Skype Slide 50102030405060Biological scientists Environmental scientists andgeoscientistsComputer programmers Chemical engineers Electrical and electronicsengineersPercentageofWomenSource: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2009, Women in the labor force: A databook (Report 1018) (Washington, DC), Table 11.Women are under-represented in manyscience/engineering occupations
  6. 6. • Set clear performance standards• Recognize career-relevant skillsSource: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2009, Women in the labor force: A databook (Report 1018) (Washington, DC), Table 11.
  7. 7. Women in IT7© 2013 Skype
  8. 8. Grace Hopper(1906-1992)“First Programmer”US Navy Read Admiral
  9. 9. The Robot Creator at MITCynthia BreazealDeveloped robot “Kismet”MIT “Top Innovator under 35”
  10. 10. Linda RisingComputer Scientist, Software ArchitectAuthor “Fearless Change”
  11. 11. Sheryl SandbergCOO Facebook, Author “Lean In”“We (women) hold ourselves back in waysboth big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and bypulling back when we should be leaning in”
  12. 12. Take your piece, own it, NAIL IT!AdaMelissa MayerCarly FiorinaMeg WhitmanCarol xxxxHillary ClintonAngela MerkelMarissa MayerCEO of Yahoo!
  13. 13. What about YOU?13© 2013 Skype
  14. 14. Be your authentic self
  15. 15. Adverse Effects of Negative StereotypesRecommendations•Expose girls to successful role models•Explicitly talki to students about stereotype threatsSource: Spencer, S. J., Steele, C. M., & Quinn, D. M., 1999, "Stereotype threat and womens math performance," Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 35(1), p. 13.Performance on a Challenging Math Test,by Stereotype Threat Condition and Gender
  16. 16. Follow your passion
  17. 17. Compare to embroiderySolve problems,deliver results
  18. 18. Be PersistentBe Persistent
  19. 19. Get a Mentor
  20. 20. *Make* your own path
  21. 21. You will make mistakes.Forgive yourself.
  22. 22. Master your instrument
  23. 23. Have Fun!
  24. 24. © 2013 Skype 24Your time is limited, don’t waste it livingsomebody else’s life. Dont let the noise ofothers opinions drown out your own innervoice. Have the courage to follow your heartand intuition.Stay hungry. Stay foolish.Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
  25. 25. Lean In
  26. 26. Silvana Wasitovawasitova@yahoo.comslideshare.com/wasitova
  27. 27. http://www.aauw.org/issues/http://www.aauw.org/2011/04/06/pay-gap-in-stem-fields/http://www.aauw.org/files/2013/02/Why-So-Few-Women-in-Science-Technology-Engineering-and-Mathematics.pdfhttp://www.aauw.org/files/2013/02/graduating-to-a-pay-gap-the-earnings-of-women-and-men-one-year-after-college-graduation.pdfhttp://www.aauw.org/files/2013/02/public-perceptions-of-the-pay-gap-briefing-paper.pdfhttp://www.mappingstrategies.com/PAY_EQUITY_STUDY.pdf

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