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RailsGirls 2012 - Why should I become a software engineer?

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September 15, 2012
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RailsGirls 2012 - Why should I become a software engineer?

Rails Girls DC September 2012

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Maria Gutierrez

September 15, 2012
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  1. Why?

  2. None
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  12. Every where

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  15. Diversity

  16. UK Average ~£26,500

  17. US Average ~$40,000

  18. Software Engineer in DC ~$100,000

  19. Flexible

  20. None
  21. How?

  22. True

  23. False

  24. You are a programmer!

  25. My first job

  26. Creative

  27. Good Communicator

  28. Reliable

  29. Focused

  30. Organised

  31. Passion

  32. The complexity is in the domain not the code

  33. Proficiency

  34. Continue Learning

  35. User Groups

  36. Mentor

  37. Practice

  38. Is worth it!