We all know there is a major gender gap in the labor force at large, but women represent a very small percentage of the tech industry—30%, to be exact. In 2011, the Level Playing Field Institute published a study that revealed women in tech (especially women of color) had more negative work experiences than their male counterparts, which in turn led to high turnover rates and contributed to job dissatisfaction overall. (more…)
Chapter 2: Flying High
Throughout Week 3 and Week 4, we started flying high and accelerating our learning at a much faster pace. We began to build our networks, we got into the heart of our technical tracks, and we had deep talks to discover who we are and what we want to make out of our lives.