The journey to changing careers and joining tech feels like a long one with many steps. There is a wonderful saying by the Chinese philosopher Laozi: "a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step".
My story is not the first of its kind, but it is not one that is often mentioned. We get caught up in the tactfulness of speaking so much sometimes that we let the truth become void. So today I'm going to break that void.
Naturally, humans will stray away from environments that lack those that look like us. We like being comfortable. That is fair. The Tech industry isn't any different. When looking at the growing tech industry, one must ask, where are the women?