I’m glad my article resonates with your experience. I feel like being always late or being always too punctual could be 2 sides of the same problem. I’m always like an hour early to everything because I can’t understand how time passes and how to manage it properly so in order not to ever be late I’m way too early…
Haha I actually did that! https://code.likeagirl.io/i-almost-left-tech-today-heres-why-6d146a2f7cf2
Thank you for writing this article, it’s so many things I experienced as well.
Thank you for this great article! In France, the Wild code school and simplon school have started doing women only programs. Wild code school says women who would otherwise not have applied have now joined them and are learning to code! You should check it out!
I'm still at school 42 so I don't have a salary yet but I will definitely ask for at least as much as any junior developer with my skills. What that is will depend on the city I choose to work in. I love sociology but I had more than enough research on my 2 year masters to know that research wasn't for me. Coding…
Please keep learning code ! The more we are, the better it will be. You and I will have to find places where we are treated fairly, judging by the amazing comments I got, they exist. The power of code is so incredible, you have to continue !
I saw your article yesterday it’s great ! It raises all the right issues. It’s high time managers took their responsibilities in perpetuating this toxic culture. I’d love to get in touch with Auth0 when I’m done with school 42 !
Wow that’s an incredibly amazing and tempting offer! I want to try out 42 mainly because they have C and shell projects and I have only done higher level programming until now. I will definitely keep your offer in mind! Thanks for showing me that tech is also awesome people who are worth sticking around for.
I had been told by several people that this director made sexist comments in meetings. When I say set the tone, I mean that this first comment sent a signal to all the people who were there. The words of a powerful manager always carry more weight and subordinates will mirror their behavior (sometimes without…