My Profession in Tech – My Plan vs. Actuality


This weblog is authored by Adrienne Moherek,
Cisco Engineering Technical Chief

I’ll be delivering a dwell discuss for Women in Tech on November 17 at 2:00pm CT, and I’m so nervous! I’ve labored arduous on it, and it’s private. So — I actually hope you’ll be a part of me for the session, but in addition sort hope you gained’t.

I can be speaking in regards to the begin of my profession as a girl in tech — the nice, the dangerous, and the ugly. The story begins after I was 17, and it was time for me to select a significant and a school. I put my entire coronary heart into it and researched what felt like each faculty and main in america. After months of intense evaluation, I lastly found out what my diploma can be, what faculty I might attend, and what my profession can be. I felt a weight lifted off my shoulders. My life was found out!

Little did I do know that these well-intentioned plans can be scrapped, and I must blaze a totally new path as an alternative. In my discuss, I’ll let you know why it occurred, and the way I managed to not go insane as my fastidiously constructed world shifted on its basis.

Please be a part of me (or don’t), for my Women in Tech discuss. I’m calling it, “You Can Go Your Personal Manner.” You possibly can Register right here to attend.

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