Saloni Shah

Own It

The power of women at work

Last weekend, I finally got my hand on the new book Own It by Sallie Krawcheck. It was a great read. Her approach of stating facts - backed up data, real data, appealed to me. Some of the data she reports is mindboggling. And I couldn't help tweeting about it. Of course, Sallie's easy, conversational style of writing and wry humor had me . . .

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Posted in: women_in_tech

March 11, 2017

ACT-W Conference 2016: The story

A conference to advance careers of technical women

 
The last 3 days have been so awesome. I am a part of the ChickTech Chicago leadership team - and we just organized our first annual ACT-W Chicago Conference (Oct 13-15 2016). The ACT-W conference is for advancing the careers of technical women and is organized by ChickTech chapters around the country. All profits from the . . .

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Posted in: women_in_tech

October 15, 2016

Write/Speak/Code 2016

A 4-day journey of discovery

 
Write/Speak/Code 2016 was a four day conference to empower women software engineers to become thought leaders, conference speakers, and open source contributors. I attended the conference last year as well - and I learnt so much from it. Check out my previous blog post about it. 
 
This year, I attended as an . . .

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Posted in: women_in_tech

June 27, 2016

Interested in planning an awesome conference?

Want to have a high positive impact on the lives and careers of technical women? Want to support a non-profit organization dedicated to diversity and inclusion? If yes - then read on!

As a part of the ChickTech Chicago Careers initiative, we're beginning to plan the ACT-W Chicago 2016 conference. The ACT-W conference is focused on  . . .

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Posted in: women_in_tech

May 10, 2016

A look back at Write/Speak/Code 2015

As we’re gearing up for Write/Speak/Code 2016, the annual conference for women software engineers, I thought this would be a great time to look back at Write/Speak/Code 2015 and what it was like attending the conference for the first time.
 
Write/Speak/Code is an organization on a mission to empower women software . . .

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Posted in: women_in_tech

April 26, 2016

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