The Adventures of Women in Tech Workbook

The Adventures of Women in Tech Workbook

A Life-Tested Guide to Building Your Career

Alana Karen, Marily Nika

$9.99

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THE WORKBOOK COMPANION TO THE ACCLAIMED BOOK, THE ADVENTURES

OF WOMEN IN TECH: HOW WE GOT HERE AND WHY WE STAY

Navigate your career with practical and life-tested wisdom. Based on the top-selling job advice and career book, The Adventures of Women in Tech: How We Got Here and Why We Stay, explore specific steps you can take in your life and career. Pace yourself with short, easy-to-understand exercises designed to accelerate your personal progress and help you find your way during the toughest of moments. Focus on building your tool chest leveraging five key tools:

• Resilience: building the grit and the power to withstand adversity

• Marketing 101: speaking up and promoting our talents and accomplishments

• Ask!: having the confidence to network, reach out, and ask for help

• Finding Support: seeking out those who will help us navigate our careers

and provide a sense of belonging

• Owning Your Awesome: Knowing you are enough and you are worthy

Whether you’re at the start of your career or building skills along the way, or whether you want to gain a new opportunity or build a current one, The Adventures of Women in Tech Workbook guides you through your thought processes and helps you build the tools you need to more than survive and thrive in tech.


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Alana Karen:

Alana Karen is an award-winning tech leader, author, and speaker whose work impacts many of our everyday lives. From Google Search to Ads, Fiber to Google Grants and beyond, Alana has been leading the charge to develop, scale, build and drive team and product development that has seen a rippling industry impact. Alana has spoken at conferences and summits on technology, leadership, DEI, talent and innovation. Her award-winning book, Adventures of Women in Tech: How We Got Here and Why We Stay, aggregates hundreds of stories on these topics as well. She lives with her three children, husband, two dogs, and a cat in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Based in San Francisco, Marily Nika works for Google as an AI Product Manager and is also an Executive Fellow at Harvard Business School. Marily holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning from Imperial College London and outside her day role, she mentors entrepreneurs, serves as an advisor to early-stage tech startups, and also empowers people that want to break into tech & product in multiple ways. Marily has co-founded 3 women in tech communities and has received international recognition after delivering 3 TEDx talks and receiving the Woman of the Year 2018 Award (everywoman) and the Women in Science and Engineering Influence Award 2015 for her contributions. You can find Marily on Instagram and Twitter @marilynika where she posts tips about tech & product management.

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