Even though women have an extensive history in the tech industry but it has been a men’s club for far too long. Today, women are the team leaders, developers, and CEOs of the companies and organizations and there are still miles to go in the march for equality but the next generations of female go-getters has a lot to learn. The women in the tech industry need to gain an insight about the arising obstacles and a complete understating of issues like entrepreneurship, mentorship etc.
The personal experience and constructive advice from the women who are already working in the tech industry can be very valuable for the beginners. Therefore, following are few books that are written by women in the tech industry for the aspiring women seeking the tech industry.
Women in Tech:
Author: Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack
This book is written by a female startup CEO and investigates the unconscious social bias against women in the tech industry. It teaches women about the secrets of salary negotiation, the best formats for tech resumes, different ways to ace a job interview etc.
Author: Vivek Wadhwa, Farai Chideya
This book is a collection of anecdotes and essays by global readers who share their experiences in the innovative industry framing the future of entrepreneurship. It includes interviews and essays from various women who are already working in the STEM field. The book also includes the interview of the first female private sector space explorer Anousheh Ansari.
Author: Randi Zuckerberg
The marketing executive at Facebook has provided an essential guide to understanding the social media and technology. The book explains how to deal with the obstacles and problems in the new online reality.
The power of many:
Author: Meg Whitman
With compelling stories from her career, the former president, and CEO of eBay Meg Whitman has illustrated the origin of the values of her approach. She has explained that achievement should be teamed with optimism, trust, and honesty.
Female innovators at work:
Author: Danielle Newnham
This book highlights the varied lives and career stories of the women who have remained at the top positions in the tech industry. This is a great insight for anyone working in the tech industry or looking to get in to it.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to lead:
Author: Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg in her book explains that in this world, women’s voices are still not heard equally. This is what affects most of the lives of women around the world. She examined that why a women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has slowed down.
Unlocking the club house:
Author: Jane Margolis, Allan Fisher
The authors have examined the many influences contributing to the gender gap in computing. It captures the details of the female computing experience investigating the familial, educational, and institutional origins of the computing gender gap.
Via: Business Insider