Persistent Strategies for Women and Underrepresented Minorities to Thrive in Tech
Friday, September 20, 2019 — 1:15PM - 2:15PM
It is no secret that the technical world is a challenging space for women and underrepresented minorities to succeed. A key point of inquiry is how to be effective about improving the situation so that everyone can thrive in their careers and leaders in tech. In this session Pratima Gluckman elaborates on the themes in her book “Nevertheless She Persisted: True Stories of Women Leaders in Tech” which was published in May 2018. In 2016, Pratima Gluckman decided to capture the untold stories of women who have broken the glass ceiling in the tech world. After doing in-depth interviews of a diverse set of 19 women leaders, she wrote up the women’s stories and wove the stories together with essays full of insight. With humor paired with inspirational storytelling and prescient advice, Pratima Gluckman clearly explains proven strategies to achieve career success for women and underrepresented minorities.