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Women in Tech, Book Review By Laurence Hart

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Category: Work & Talents Published: Monday, 08 May 2017 15:28
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On Word of Pie: "It’s been a while since I wrote a book review, mostly because I’ve been reading fiction and history, neither of which really fit this blog. However I just finished a book that definitely deserves a review, Women In Tech. First, the TLDR: Read the book!"




Women in Tech was written by Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack in conjunction with women drawn from across the tech world. It is a blend of a career guidebook and inspirational stories written by women from different backgrounds. Each woman has made their unique mark in the industry.

Before I get much further with this review, it must be noted that as a man, I am not the primary target for this book. That is not to say I didn’t gain value from reading it. Far from it.

I learned a lot and enjoyed reading the book. Women in Tech is well written, humorous at times, and I highly recommend it for anyone in the tech industry. One last note, as women were the primary audience, my perspective on the book should be considered in that light. […]

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Tarah Wheeler (BA, MS, CSM, CSD) is Website Security Czar at Symantec. She is the lead author of the 2016 best selling Women In Tech: Take Your Career to The Next Level With Practical Advice And Inspiring Stories. She founded and now sits on the board of Fizzmint, an end-to-end employee management company. She has led projects at Microsoft Game Studios (Halo and Lips), architected systems at Silent Circle, and holds two agile development certifications through the Scrum Alliance. She founded Red Queen Technologies, LLC (web development), Infosec Unlocked (initiative to add diversity in infosec conference speakers), the Women In Tech Council (to increase women’s participation in tech conference speaking), and Hack The People Foundation (nonprofit mentorship initiative focused on underprivileged people in technology). She acquired her startup funds by cleaning out poker rooms in the Northwest and Las Vegas. Reach her at @tarah.



I am a director at Dominion Consulting where I focus on delivering information solutions that help clients get things done. A proven leader in content management and information governance, I have over two decades of experience solving the challenges organizations face as they implement and deploy information solutions. As the author of Word of Pie, I am a respected voice in the industry, contributing to multiple publications and speaking regularly on how technology can address the challenges people face today and tomorrow.
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