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Flashback Story: I received my degree in business with an emphasis on Information Technology from the University of Texas. My first job was as a programmer for a 30-person software development firm. Every morning as I drove the 40 minutes...
Recently I have been re-reading a book called “It’s Not Your Money” by Tosha Silver. I first read “Outrageous Openness” by Tosha several years ago and then her book “Change Me Prayers” and knew she was a kindred spirit. Her spiritual approach to life resonates with...
At our recent Meetup for Career Women in Tech, we went around and talked about recent challenges we were facing that we might want to tackle as a future topic. One woman raised her hand and said, “I would like help...
I was at a recent concert of my current favorite new band, The Beths. The concert was at an outdoor street festival in Chicago. My husband and I arrived about 2 hours ahead of the time The Beths were scheduled...
I was at an event recently at my clients’ office. My client is doing a lot right when it comes to creating a diverse and inclusive work culture. They call it out on their website, in their job postings and...
  Ahoy! Have you ever seen a boat that is listing, leaning way over to one side and essentially not moving forward? It is unbalanced. That is how I think about equality and inclusion. Everyone is aware that there are...
Our house is over 50 years old. We still have the original windows in much of the house, the original garage floor and the original box elder bushes lining our updated patio. The windows rattle with the slightest wind, the...
At the recent InspiHER Tech meetup for Career Women in Tech we talked about the Imposter Syndrome. Imposter Syndrome, also called Fraud Complex, occurs when a person believes they are inadequate despite all the evidence that they are accomplished, capable...