While the issues facing female entrepreneurs are complex, a key obstacle lies in that the gatekeepers to capital are predominantly and were historically men. By Jane Wang (Software Engineer, Etsy) Funding is a tough nut to crack for many first-time entrepreneurs, and even a tougher nut for those from atypical backgrounds, such as minorities, women, [...]
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Whether it be picking up new skills, throwing away your fear of the unknown, or just betting on the right person or plan, here are a few tips to get your started. By Jane Wang (Hacker, Etsy) We all know that women outperform men academically, but for whatever reasons our professional careers seem to be [...]
It requires a commitment of putting your life on hold. It was a right time for me, because I had achieved enough proficiency that I knew I could build. Being able to do well at Hacker School has validated for me that I have been initiated to this path of software engineering. By Jane Wang [...]
Apply early and do your best on the application, but do not agonize over it. Also please don’t wait until the start of Hacker School to start building. Start now. If you want to go to Hacker School, just remember – keep building. By Jane Wang (Hacker, Etsy) I have received questions about Hacker School [...]
There’s a focus at Hacker School to ship. People will ask you about what you build every week. You get to ship and tell people about it. By Jane Wang (Hacker, Etsy) Women who are interested in programming and computer science should be encouraged to take the leap in the new year and apply to [...]
I’m afraid that women may fall into the trap of thinking that it is harder than it actually is and thus approach it with an expectation that they can only scratch the surface and cannot go deeper. By Jane Wang (Hacker, Hacker School) Why you ask? David Albert, a co-founder at Hacker School, a program [...]