3 Lessons From Working In The Tech Industry

It’s not about female vs. male. It’s about equal opportunity.

For 50 years, Peppermint Patty has been a cultural icon for women and girls trying to find their place in a sports world dominated by men. (Peanuts comic strip by Charles M. Schulz’)

Lesson 1: Courage & Confidence Over Intimidation & Fear

“Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.” — Sir Winston Churchill

Lesson 2: Knowledge Always Win

“More the Knowledge Lesser the Ego, Lesser the Knowledge More the Ego…” — Albert Einstein

Ego = 1/Knowledge

Lesson 3: Demonstrate Not Demand Respect

Respect ”comes down to equality. Gender shouldn’t even be something that crosses your mind but sometimes it’s hard for it not to.” — Lucy Ward

“When someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you don’t stoop to their level. No, our motto is, when they go low, we go high”

One Simple Principle

If you want it, go get it! Nobody is going to do it for you.

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Amanda Woo

Obsessed with technology, products & people | Founder of Interesting By Default | Director of Product at Cognizant