๐Ÿ“š Book Club: The Adventures of Women in Tech

Mar 30, 2022 ยท Portland, United States of America

๐Ÿ“š Book Club: The Adventures of Women in Tech

For our March Book Club and Women's History Month, Women Who Code Portland and IEEE Oregon Women in Engineering (WIE) will be reading and discussing "The Adventures of Women in Tech: How We Got Here and Why We Stay" by Alana Karen.

The Adventures of Women in Tech delves into why we join tech, the challenges we face, and the skills and support we need to succeed and stay in an often challenging environment. A 20-year tech company veteran and leader, Alana Karen brilliantly and systematically replaces what we think we know about women in tech with stories of what it's honestly like to join, lead, and thrive in today's top technology companies. In 12 chapters filled with intimate stories, insights, and advice from women working in technology companies and start-ups, Alana Karen demonstrates that we all belong in tech.

๐Ÿ“˜ Book Selection

The Adventures of Women in Tech: How We Got Here and Why We Stay
Author: Alana Karen
More info: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/55440037-the-adventures-of-women-in-tech
Order the book: https://www.alanakaren.com/adventures-of-women-tech-alana-karen

โฐ Agenda

6:00 - Welcome & Introductions
6:15 - General Discussion
7:30 - Closing Remarks

โ˜Ž๏ธ We will send out the link to a Zoom invite prior to the event.

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป About Women Who Code

We are a global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Our events offer study groups, technical workshops, hackathons, networking events, panel discussions, lightning talks, and social events featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. Join our Slack community here: https://bit.ly/wwcpdx-slack

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป About the IEEE Oregon Section WIE Affinity Group

This book club is also brought to you by the Women in Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group for IEEE Oregon Section. IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is the organization within IEEE dedicated to supporting and promoting women engineers and scientists; this community consists of women in engineering as well as their allies. We are all here to work together to support each other and increase the number of women working in the most interesting of all areas of engineering โ€“ electrical engineering!!

๐Ÿ”ท Code of Conduct

WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form.

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    Mission: Women Who Code is a global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers by creating a global, connected community of women in technology.ย  Our Events: - Monthly Networking Nights - Study Nights (JavaScript, React, DevOps, Design + Product, Algorithms) - Technical Workshops - Community Events (Hidden Figures screening, Women Who Strength Train, Happy Hours, etc.) - Free or discounted tickets to conferences Join the WWCode Portland community on:...

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