Good Read | Dear Marginalized People Coming Into Tech

by NASA (Great Images in NASA Description) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

by NASA (Great Images in NASA Description) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"Dear Marginalized People Coming Into Tech":

The tech industry is undeniably dominated by straight white men (much like the rest of the world, surprise surprise).

If you're coming into this industry and don't match that description, you're going to have some extra challenges. Your hardships may range from the mildly annoying to cry-in-the-bathroom-at-work heartbreaking.

I don't want you to be caught by surprise, but the most important thing I want to tell you is that in the end, it doesn't matter. If this is what you want, you can do it. If you're curious and persistent, you can have the career you want in tech and no one can stop you.

Read Kronda Adair's full article at Model View Culture here…