Break through barriers to achieve a rewarding future in tech
Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators will help readers overcome the obstacles that often prevent women of color from pursuing and staying in tech careers.
Nonfiction Book Awards Silver Winner, Careers
"Solid guidance from a woman who has made her mark in a technical role." -Kirkus Reviews
Contrary to popular belief, tech careers are diverse and fun―and they go far beyond just coding. This book will show readers that today’s tech careers are incredibly dynamic. Readers will learn how soft skills―communication, public speaking, networking―can help them succeed in tech.
WOCIT will guide readers through the process of cultivating strong relationships and building a network that will get them where they want to be. Readers will learn to identify a strong, knowledgeable support network that they can rely on for guidance or mentorship. This step is crucial in getting young women of color into tech careers and keeping them there.
- Build a professional network to get the guidance needed
- Find a mentor who understands both personal goals and struggles
- Overcome negativity and stay motivated through difficult times
- Identify and develop the hard and soft skills needed to get ahead in tech
Read this book to help bring to life your vision of a future in tech. With practical advice and inspiring stories, you’ll develop the right tools and the right mindset. Whether you’re just considering going into tech or you want to take your current career to the next level, WOCIT will show you how to uncover the resources you need to succeed.