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  • Communication

    I am mentoring a junior tester at my company.  She was just featured in the Wall Street Journal for her inspiring career path. We can help each other succeed! http://www.wsj.com/article_email/how-learning-to-code-rebooted-a-career-1455654514-lMyQjAxMTA2MzEwNjQxMjYzWj#livefyre-comment I am so proud of Joey's accomplishments.  She was supported…

    I thought this was a fabulous article on Medium by Lea Alcantara @lealea. Worth reading in general but particularly for those women who are considering speaking. https://medium.com/ladies-in-tech/self-fulfilling-prophecy-a19c75dcedfb#.je40mhoqq

    Thanks to everyone who was at the Women Who Test day this year at STARWEST! For those who were interested, my slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/MelissaBenua/when-youre-the-lone-voice-of-female-reason. I look forward to seeing you all again soon-- this is a really fantastic community…

    Hi, Testers and Friends! I created a group on Goodreads to keep track of the recommendations we heard at the Women Who Test event at STARWEST 2015. Please fill in books I missed, and add your own suggestions. https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/174105-women-who-test Cheers,…

    I started my career in Software Engineering before Facebook, Twitter or even LinkedIn existed. MySpace? That wasn't even being discussed on the back of a napkin yet. I didn't have a mobile phone in college and I still remember the…

    There is a movement across the globe as groups that support and promote women are popping up in the hundreds of thousands. Is this a fad? I think not! It is more of revolution, fueled by the economic and social…

  • Engineer

    Below is an excerpt of a post I published at Medium that addresses my experience with the #ILookLikeAnEngineer movement.   Over the weekend I noticed the hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer appearing in my Twitter feed. In case you have yet to explore…

  • Leadership

    I am mentoring a junior tester at my company.  She was just featured in the Wall Street Journal for her inspiring career path. We can help each other succeed! http://www.wsj.com/article_email/how-learning-to-code-rebooted-a-career-1455654514-lMyQjAxMTA2MzEwNjQxMjYzWj#livefyre-comment I am so proud of Joey's accomplishments.  She was supported…

    I thought this was a fabulous article on Medium by Lea Alcantara @lealea. Worth reading in general but particularly for those women who are considering speaking. https://medium.com/ladies-in-tech/self-fulfilling-prophecy-a19c75dcedfb#.je40mhoqq

    Thanks to everyone who was at the Women Who Test day this year at STARWEST! For those who were interested, my slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/MelissaBenua/when-youre-the-lone-voice-of-female-reason. I look forward to seeing you all again soon-- this is a really fantastic community…

    Hi, Testers and Friends! I created a group on Goodreads to keep track of the recommendations we heard at the Women Who Test event at STARWEST 2015. Please fill in books I missed, and add your own suggestions. https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/174105-women-who-test Cheers,…

    On August 1st an engineer named Isis Wegner began to sweep the nation with her creation of the #iLookLikeAnEngineer hashtag. She wrote a motivational story about her experience as a woman in the tech industry, specifically a software engineer. You…

    Below is an excerpt of a post I published at Medium that addresses my experience with the #ILookLikeAnEngineer movement.   Over the weekend I noticed the hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer appearing in my Twitter feed. In case you have yet to explore…

    There is a movement across the globe as groups that support and promote women are popping up in the hundreds of thousands. Is this a fad? I think not! It is more of revolution, fueled by the economic and social…

  • Planning

    Planning ahead of time is very important.  Update your calendar a week in advance so that you are prepared.

  • Public Speaking

    I thought this was a fabulous article on Medium by Lea Alcantara @lealea. Worth reading in general but particularly for those women who are considering speaking. https://medium.com/ladies-in-tech/self-fulfilling-prophecy-a19c75dcedfb#.je40mhoqq

    Thanks to everyone who was at the Women Who Test day this year at STARWEST! For those who were interested, my slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/MelissaBenua/when-youre-the-lone-voice-of-female-reason. I look forward to seeing you all again soon-- this is a really fantastic community…

    There is a movement across the globe as groups that support and promote women are popping up in the hundreds of thousands. Is this a fad? I think not! It is more of revolution, fueled by the economic and social…

  • Software Testing

    I am mentoring a junior tester at my company.  She was just featured in the Wall Street Journal for her inspiring career path. We can help each other succeed! http://www.wsj.com/article_email/how-learning-to-code-rebooted-a-career-1455654514-lMyQjAxMTA2MzEwNjQxMjYzWj#livefyre-comment I am so proud of Joey's accomplishments.  She was supported…

    On August 1st an engineer named Isis Wegner began to sweep the nation with her creation of the #iLookLikeAnEngineer hashtag. She wrote a motivational story about her experience as a woman in the tech industry, specifically a software engineer. You…

    I started my career in Software Engineering before Facebook, Twitter or even LinkedIn existed. MySpace? That wasn't even being discussed on the back of a napkin yet. I didn't have a mobile phone in college and I still remember the…

  • Women in Tech

    I am mentoring a junior tester at my company.  She was just featured in the Wall Street Journal for her inspiring career path. We can help each other succeed! http://www.wsj.com/article_email/how-learning-to-code-rebooted-a-career-1455654514-lMyQjAxMTA2MzEwNjQxMjYzWj#livefyre-comment I am so proud of Joey's accomplishments.  She was supported…

    I thought this was a fabulous article on Medium by Lea Alcantara @lealea. Worth reading in general but particularly for those women who are considering speaking. https://medium.com/ladies-in-tech/self-fulfilling-prophecy-a19c75dcedfb#.je40mhoqq

    Women have been making an impact in technology for as long as tech has existed.   We need to do a better job of championing our own history! http://www.wired.com/2015/10/margaret-hamilton-nasa-apollo/?mbid=social_fb

    Thanks to everyone who was at the Women Who Test day this year at STARWEST! For those who were interested, my slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/MelissaBenua/when-youre-the-lone-voice-of-female-reason. I look forward to seeing you all again soon-- this is a really fantastic community…

    First -- Welcome to what will likely become my ramblings, thoughts, complains, rants, etc on Women in Tech. Second -- Here's a little about my career path: I have been in testing since 1998.  I started as a test technician…

    Hi, Testers and Friends! I created a group on Goodreads to keep track of the recommendations we heard at the Women Who Test event at STARWEST 2015. Please fill in books I missed, and add your own suggestions. https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/174105-women-who-test Cheers,…

    On August 1st an engineer named Isis Wegner began to sweep the nation with her creation of the #iLookLikeAnEngineer hashtag. She wrote a motivational story about her experience as a woman in the tech industry, specifically a software engineer. You…

    Below is an excerpt of a post I published at Medium that addresses my experience with the #ILookLikeAnEngineer movement.   Over the weekend I noticed the hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer appearing in my Twitter feed. In case you have yet to explore…

    There is a movement across the globe as groups that support and promote women are popping up in the hundreds of thousands. Is this a fad? I think not! It is more of revolution, fueled by the economic and social…

I am mentoring a junior tester at my company.  She was just featured in the Wall Street Journal for her inspiring career path. We can help each other succeed! http://www.wsj.com/article_email/how-learning-to-code-rebooted-a-career-1455654514-lMyQjAxMTA2MzEwNjQxMjYzWj#livefyre-comment I am so proud of Joey's accomplishments.  She was supported…

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By Maryanne Sweat - 02/26/2016

We can help each other suceed!

I thought this was a fabulous article on Medium by Lea Alcantara @lealea. Worth reading in general but particularly for those women who are considering speaking. https://medium.com/ladies-in-tech/self-fulfilling-prophecy-a19c75dcedfb#.je40mhoqq

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By Alison Wade - 02/17/2016

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy – Do or do not. There is no try.  — Yoda

Planning ahead of time is very important.  Update your calendar a week in advance so that you are prepared.

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By Priyanka Sinha - 11/03/2015

Organize your calendar way in advance and follow it

Women have been making an impact in technology for as long as tech has existed.   We need to do a better job of championing our own history! http://www.wired.com/2015/10/margaret-hamilton-nasa-apollo/?mbid=social_fb

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By Maryanne Sweat - 10/14/2015

We need to spread our history!

Thanks to everyone who was at the Women Who Test day this year at STARWEST! For those who were interested, my slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/MelissaBenua/when-youre-the-lone-voice-of-female-reason. I look forward to seeing you all again soon-- this is a really fantastic community…

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By Melissa Benua - 10/07/2015

When You’re The Lone Voice of (Female) Reason

First -- Welcome to what will likely become my ramblings, thoughts, complains, rants, etc on Women in Tech. Second -- Here's a little about my career path: I have been in testing since 1998.  I started as a test technician…

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By Maryanne Sweat -

Introductions

Hi, Testers and Friends! I created a group on Goodreads to keep track of the recommendations we heard at the Women Who Test event at STARWEST 2015. Please fill in books I missed, and add your own suggestions. https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/174105-women-who-test Cheers,…

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By Pamela Gillaspie - 10/05/2015

Goodreads Group

On August 1st an engineer named Isis Wegner began to sweep the nation with her creation of the #iLookLikeAnEngineer hashtag. She wrote a motivational story about her experience as a woman in the tech industry, specifically a software engineer. You…

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By Emily Aliberti - 09/28/2015

#ILOOKLIKEATESTER Raffle

I started my career in Software Engineering before Facebook, Twitter or even LinkedIn existed. MySpace? That wasn't even being discussed on the back of a napkin yet. I didn't have a mobile phone in college and I still remember the…

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By Sandy Sidhu - 09/03/2015

Communication Matters!

Below is an excerpt of a post I published at Medium that addresses my experience with the #ILookLikeAnEngineer movement.   Over the weekend I noticed the hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer appearing in my Twitter feed. In case you have yet to explore…

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By Christine McGarry - 08/29/2015

Do #ILookLikeAnEngineer?

There is a movement across the globe as groups that support and promote women are popping up in the hundreds of thousands. Is this a fad? I think not! It is more of revolution, fueled by the economic and social…

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By Alison Wade - 07/23/2015

Women Who Test