Being a woman in tech is not for the faint-hearted. For starters, we’re outnumbered 5:1 by men, which can make workplace dynamics difficult to navigate. Plus, the support needed by men and women at tech companies often differ, as do the skills seen as valuable.
Many women working in tech find they face increased levels of anxiety, stress, and ultimately burnout in their careers. This prompts many of us to either silently suffer or consider leaving the workforce.
Consider your relationship with your career for a minute – do any of these sound like you?
I feel like nothing I ever do is good enough,
even though I logically know my work is freakin' fantastic.
I feel uncomfortable speaking up unless I feel really confident in my ideas (which doesn’t happen often.)
I want to find another job, but I don't feel confident enough in my skills.
I feel clueless about the next steps I should take in my career.
I feel like I have little to no hope of a promotion, despite working hard.
I don't have anyone I can go to for support at work - my coworkers are difficult to talk to and I don't trust my manager.
If any or all of these resonate with your experience – trust me, you’re not alone. This experience is all too common for women in tech.
The truth is, no matter where you are in your career in tech – you are an invaluable asset, exactly as you are.
You deserve to feel good about yourself, confident in your skills, and excited to go to work every day.
And the icing on the cake – you have all the skills (or as I like to call them, superpowers) to start actualizing your dreams right now. Not tomorrow. Not five years from now. Today.
If you want to:
Feel a real sense of purpose in your work and direction in your career
Learn to leverage your superpowers (yes, you do have bucket loads of them)
Learn to squash stress and burnout, so you can truly enjoy your time off with loved ones
Learn how to communicate in ways that are true to who you are and empower you
Gain the tools to navigate challenging workplace cultures and personalities
Have a real sense of where you want to go in your career (and the tools and map to get there)
Then you’re in the right place. And believe me – all of this is within your reach.
I’ve worked in tech as a software engineer for 9 years, and while I now work as a full-stack senior software engineer and front-end specialist, it took me a loooong time to figure out how to navigate the world of tech.
Now, my passion in life is helping other women in tech achieve the same level of fulfillment and excitement as I do by my work. I want to help you learn to see just how absolutely fantastic you are – No ifs, ands, or buts about it. You can be excited and fulfilled by your job. You can thrive in your career, and achieve any goal that crosses your mind.
All it takes is believing in yourself. And if you’re struggling with that, don’t you worry – I’ve got your back.
Do you doubt every decision you make at work and constantly worry you’re underperforming, despite positive feedback? If you answered yes, this is for you.
In this coaching program, we’ll work to uncover, believe, and communicate the skills and superpowers that make you so invaluable to any company.
Do you feel clueless about the next steps to take in your career? Or do you have a goal, but need support in taking the next steps towards it?
Together we’ll dig into your career goals - and help you choose them if you don't have any - and design a step by step game plan for accomplishing them.
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Let’s see if we’re the right fit!
In this free, no-pressure call, we’ll explore the areas causing you stress and begin mapping out how you can progress from where you are right now, to where you want to be (and how you want to feel.)
— Rashmi N., Product Owner
Rachel brought me a lot of clarity and direction for my next career step… She made me realize the pivot I need to make and how I can utilize my strengths in order to accomplish my goals. She also encouraged me to pursue other hobbies and emphasized the importance of this fitting into my career as a whole.
"It was extremely easy to establish a rapport with Rachel, she made me feel comfortable right away. She is extremely personable, highly empathetic, and an excellent listener. Her insightful questions helped me to come to a better understanding of my own goals."
- Lauren G., Sales Associate
"Rachel made me feel very comfortable and was very disarming. She asked very thought-provoking questions and did not try to lead me in any particular direction. She was very encouraging and warm. She seemed to pick up on the heart of what I was saying and picked up small puzzle pieces and put them together that really illuminated what we were discussing."
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I want you to say the following out loud. Yep, I know it’ll feel a bit silly. I encourage you to give it a go regardless.
“I am worthy. I deserve this job, and am more than qualified. I am just as valuable as my coworkers. I have everything I need to succeed in any goal I choose. I am one-of-a-kind, and perfect just as I am.”
It’s true. You are incredible. If there’s one thing I want you to leave my website knowing, it’s that you are incredible just as you are, and any organization would be lucky to have you.
And if you’re looking for support in living out everything you just said, send me a message. I can’t wait to support you as you build unwavering self-confidence and self-trust, learn to leverage your superpowers, and begin showing up at work authentically in ways that fulfill and excite you.
The sooner you start believing that, the faster you’ll see your life start changing for the better. To help you on your journey, I’ve put together a collection of my blogs to inspire you and empower you with the tools to cultivate the life and career you deserve.