Overheard Inspiration at "Own Your Future In Tech: Let’s Crack the Code"
What happens when you get four female tech leaders on a panel moderated by Geek Girl Rising author Heather Cabot? Well, you get some golden quotes for motivational fodder.
We gathered some of the best lines from Thursday night’s Own Your Future In Tech: Let’s Crack the Code panel. If you couldn't make it to Hearst Tower for the event then simply read on.
On role models:
On being your own champion:
On retention and workplace culture:
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