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Why women should not miss the IT ride

Why women should not miss the IT ride

It is a talk I gave at RailsGirls Pune, 2014 at Thoughtworks.

rishi jain

January 11, 2015
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  1. IT is a ride that you do not want to

    miss ..!!! Rishi Jain @jainrishi15 JoshSoftware
  2. “I’m tough, I’m ambitious and I know exactly what I

    want. If that makes me a bitch, okay” - Madonna Story Time:
  3. “In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man;

    if you want anything done, ask a woman” - Margaret Thatcher ‘railsgirls’.include?(‘girls’) => true
  4. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s

    going to stop me.” - Ayn Rand Agenda: 1. Why you need to give technology a chance? 2. Why we need you here?
  5. “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake

    the world.” - Napoleon Bonaparte Why Technology?
  6. 1. Isabelle Olsson http://c.fastcompany.net/multisite_files/fastcompany/poster/2014/01/3025398-poster-p-1-how-isabelle-olsson-made-google-glass-

  7. 2. Shaherose Charania http://i.ytimg.com/vi/pYUeGRy_blc/maxresdefault.jpg

  8. 3. Vanessa Hurst http://grammota.com/sites/default/files/userfiles/adminimage/march_13/vanessa_hurst_girl_develop_it.jpg

  9. 4. Arielle Zuckerberg http://www.glamour.com/images/inspired/2014/09/10-Arielle-Zucherberg-h724.jpg

  10. Why Women? “Any woman who understands the problems of running

    a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.” - Margaret Thatcher
  11. 1. The medical syringe http://www.buzzfeed.com/hannahjewell/inventions-by-women-that-changed-the-world

  12. 2. Kevlar https://www.flickr.com/photos/uberzombie/1029296894

  13. 3. The ice-cream maker http://www.buzzfeed.com/hannahjewell/inventions-by-women-that-changed-the-world

  14. 4. Fire Escape https://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/9280743142

  15. 5. Beer https://www.flickr.com/photos/quinndombrowski/5200218267

  16. Opportunities “A woman is like a tea bag – you

    never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” - Eleanor Roosevelt 1. RailsGirls/pyladies 2. Women in technology meet-ups. 3. Girls who code/Girls in Tech 4. Girl Develop It
  17. Why I think we need more women at work? “A

    woman is the full circle. Within her is the ability to create, nurture, and transform.” - Diane Mariechild
  18. ThankYou @jainrishi15 “Women who seek to be equal with men

    lack ambition.” - Marilyn Monroe