The Most Useful Digital Marketing Types for Your Company

You finished your coding bootcamp, and you’re ready to take your new programming talents to start a company and work for yourself. It’s a fabulous dream, but you’ll need to reach your customers to stay competitive. Knowing the most useful…

Bay Area Women’s Tech Events

The tech industry is a vibrant and diverse field to work in, and it’s a fantastic environment for building new ideas and products. The innovation that comes from the tech world traces its roots back to people of all backgrounds,…

Coding and Everyday Life

“What do I need programming for? I’m not a developer.” I’ve heard that statement more times than I care to admit, and whenever I do, I have to restrain myself from giving the speaker a big ole raspberry while I…

A beginner’s guide to representation in tech

One of the things that has always excited me most about tech is its ability to fundamentally transform outcomes — for everyone. Better access to educational, automated, fast, sophisticated, and connected products can create immense opportunity. That is, of course,…

MY STORY – CLIMBING THE WRONG HILL

“Programming? You’re going to leave a 6-figure job to do what?” This is what my mom told me after I told her my plans to quit my job as an investment banker in order to pursue my dream of working…

The Future of Talent: Inclusive & Technical

Recently, Glassdoor released a list of 15 companies that no longer require a college degree for employment. The list includes companies like Home Depot and Whole Foods as well as tech giants like IBM and Google. IBM’s Vice President, Joanna Daley, told…

Iris Nevins from a Coding Bootcamp to Software engineer at MailChimp

In 2018, Iris Nevins landed a job as a software engineer at MailChimp, an Atlanta-based marketing automation platform (although Iris works remotely in Oakland). Quick trivia: MailChimp sends out a whopping billion emails per day! Iris sits down with the…

The Breaking Into Startups Manifesto

You can break into tech from any background, but the first product you build is yourself. The problem is that there is no centralized resource to show you how to do this and employers are still focused on hiring people…

The Reality of Breaking Into Startups

The First Product You Build Is Yourself From the Social Network to Silicon Valley, the media frenzy surrounding the nature of startups has taken on an idealized life of its own. What many people don’t realize is, proving that you have…

Breaking Into Startups

From Cello to Investment Banking to AltSchool Breaking into Tech with a “non-technical” background is hard. The same barriers that exist in Finance also exist with Startups. This post lays out the specific action steps that I followed to make…

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