Spotlight and MORE! Women of Color by Susanne Tedrick

Join us for this tour from June 22 to July 10, 2020!

Book Details:

Book Title:  Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators by Susanne Tedrick

Category:  Adult Non-Fiction, 18 yrs +, 288 pages

Genre:  Business, Careers, Technology

Publisher:  Wiley

Release date:   April, 2020

Tour dates: June 22 to July 10, 2020

Content Rating:  PG.

Book Description:

Tech industry jobs are growing fast, offering great pay, career growth and learning opportunities. Women of color, sadly, have not been able to fully participate in this boom. There are many misconceptions about the tech industry. Misconceptions can often discourage women of color from pursuing or remaining in technical careers. For example, misconceptions like “tech careers are all about coding ”or “there’s no diversity in tech.”

In reality, tech career opportunities can be diverse, fun, and incredibly dynamic. While there are barriers to overcome, Women of Color in Tech is an indispensable resource for building a rewarding future in tech. Packed with inspiring stories and practical advice, this book shows you how to uncover the resources you need to succeed.

This practical guide will help you develop the blend of knowledge and skills needed for getting into tech—and staying there. Author Susanne Tedrick understands that, for a variety of reasons, young women of color are underrepresented in tech and may not have access to strong support networks or resources to be successful. Using her own experiences transitioning into tech, Susanne offers you real-world guidance on finding knowledgeable mentors, learning the latest industry trends, cultivating strong relationships and more.

If you’re thinking about going into tech, or you want to take your current career to the next level, Women of Color in Tech will help you build a blueprint for a successful career.

• Understand the reality of tech today, not misconceptions.
• Learn about the different tech jobs and opportunities that exist, not just coding.

Gain an understanding of emerging technology areas that will affect jobs, like artificial intelligence, Blockchain and cloud computing.
• Discover traditional and non-traditional education option to get the skills you need.
• Find mentors, build your professional network and get the guidance you need.
• Stay motivated and deal with difficult situations.
• Recognize the importance of giving back to increase diversity and inclusion.


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Meet the Author:

Susanne Tedrick is a technical specialist for a Fortune 50 technology company. Fiercely committed to increasing participation of women and people of color in STEM educational and professional opportunities, she is a career mentor for the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) Initiative and a volunteer workshop technical assistant for Black Girls Code, a nonprofit that empowers girls of color to develop in-demand IT skills and prepare for careers in tech. Susanne was awarded the 2018 CompTIA AITP Rising Star of the Year Award, and nominated for the 2019 CompTIA Advancing Women in Technology Mentorship Guide Award, for her dedication to advancing her career and that of others. Views expressed are those of author Susanne Tedrick and are not endorsed by any of her current or former employers.

Connect with the author: Website  ~  Twitter  ~  Facebook  ~  Instagram ~ Goodreads

Tour Schedule:

June 22 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight / author interview / guest post / giveaway

June 22 – Book Corner News and Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway

June 22 – Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight / giveaway

June 23 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway

June 24 – Alexis Marie Chute Blog – book spotlight / author interview

June 25 – Pen Possessed – book spotlight / giveaway

June 26 – Her Book Thoughts – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway

June 29 – Literary Flits – book spotlight / giveaway

June 30 – Celticlady’s Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway

July 1 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway

July 2 – Library of Clean Reads – book spotlight / giveaway

July 2 – Over Coffee Conversations – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway

July 3 – Olio by Marilyn – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway

July 6 – Mowgli with a book – book spotlight / author interview

July 7 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway

July 8 – Connie’s History Classroom – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway

July 9 – StoreyBook Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Lauren Carr
    Jun 22, 2020 @ 11:29:56

    Thank you for sharing this incredible resource.



  2. Susanne Tedrick
    Jun 22, 2020 @ 17:46:41

    Thank you so much for hosting me and for your support!



  3. Trackback: Virtual Book Tour & Giveaway - June 22 thru July 10 | WOMEN OF COLOR IN TECH

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