As summer winds down and you start thinking about your goals for the next season, do yourself a favor and start stacking your feed with smart, empowered women in the tech industry to inspire your next steps to achieve your dreams this fall.
For the rest of the summer, we'll be posting leaders that will fuel your aspirations and empower you to reach new heights in your professional and personal endeavors with their ideas and insights. Why are we doing this? Here's a few reasons:
1. Celebrating Diversity in Tech
Following brilliant minds like Jessica Dene Earley-Cha, and Nicole Calhoun will expose you to a diverse range of perspectives and experiences in the tech world. They share their insights, challenges, and triumphs, reminding us that diversity is not just about gender, but also about fostering a rich tapestry of backgrounds and ideas. By incorporating their wisdom into your daily scroll, you'll find yourself embracing innovation from a multitude of angles.
2. Unveiling the Power of Collaboration
The tech industry thrives on collaboration, and there's no shortage of collaborative spirits on social media. Women like Erica Baker and her partners in founding Project Include exemplify the art of working together, sharing collaborative projects, resources, and success stories. Witnessing their teamwork and synergy can encourage you to seek out partnerships and synergies that can lead to your own breakthroughs and accomplishments.
3. Breaking Barriers and Taking Leaps
The women in tech community is replete with role models who have shattered glass ceilings and paved new paths. From Brenda Jin, founder of Guanyin Labs, to Nicole Magnus, a technical program manager turned Certified High Performance Coach who channeled her passion for tech into a career helping others, their stories of perseverance and determination can ignite your own drive to overcome challenges and conquer your goals.
4. Nurturing Personal Growth
While technical skills are essential, personal growth and well-being are equally important. Follow women like Erkeda DeRouen, who share insights into maintaining a healthy work-life balance, practicing self-care, and nurturing a growth mindset. Their candid advice and vulnerability serve as a reminder that success is not solely defined by accomplishments, but also by the journey of self-discovery.
5. Fueling Your Passion for Learning
Continuous learning is at the heart of the tech industry, and these women embody a lifelong pursuit of knowledge. By following Jeseekia Vaughn and Liz Howard, who share articles, tutorials, and insights, you'll find yourself immersed in a world of cutting-edge trends and emerging technologies. Their passion for staying informed can ignite your own curiosity and enthusiasm for staying ahead of the curve.
Be sure to follow GDI's social pages as we highlight these remarkable women over the next month. We are excited to share these leaders and others because we know that their wisdom, insights, and experiences can provide the inspiration you need to infuse your fall with purpose, drive, and success. So, take the plunge, hit that follow button, and let the journey toward an empowered and successful fall begin!