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How To Break into Tech: Get in and Then Level Up

How To Break into Tech: Get in and Then Level Up

You want to know how to break into tech and level up your game in today’s workforce that’s evolving at the speed of light – sounds like a challenge, right? But fear not, girlfriend. I got you. Whether you're a seasoned professional looking for a change or a fresh...

How to Land Your Dream Job: 6 Steps to Success

There’s this Facebook group that I’m a part of where there’s always a new member posting, “My dream is to have a tech job, working remotely and earning 6 figures.” While that’s not a bad goal to have and actually very attainable, people seem to have skewed ideas on...

How to Stop Being Lazy and Depressed [Regain Focus]

If you’re one of those naturally super productive people who live for a packed schedule, being on time and are always in a great mood, this post is not for you. This post is for the girls like me who struggle with productivity and have to proactively work through how...

Black Girl Aesthetic: What’s Your Architype?

The Black girl aesthetic is a bold statement of self-expression and resilience. I don’t think anyone would argue against the fact that Black women, for a while, have had a huge cultural influence via their style and have played a pivotal role in redefining beauty...

What is a Business Systems Analyst? [The Blueprint]

A Business Systems Analyst is a tech professional who is responsible for analyzing business systems and understands what the technology needs are. It’s definitely not a role that you think of as a little kid when your parents ask what you want to be when you grow up....

How to Break into Tech Sales With Zero Experience

If you want to know how to break into tech sales with no experience, you’ve come to the right place. For someone with previous technical experience, this may seem like an easier transition than for someone without. Though all tech careers are not created equal,...

6 Expert Ways to Plan your Day Like a Boss

If you’re looking for different ways to plan your day, you’ve come to the right place. Because I get it, adulting is by far one of the most challenging things to do. Something as simple as getting your daily tasks accomplished can seem impossible! But, with trial and...

Boosting Productivity: The Impact of Journaling

The impact of journaling is 3-fold. There’s the immediate release of emotions, followed by the shocking reality check, and finally, the desire to take action.  I’m going to share with you what I’ve learned through journaling and how it helps to boost productivity. I...

10 Goal Setting Hacks for Busy Professionals

As busy professional women, goal setting can seem like an impossible task. However, it’s so worth it to carve out some time for yourself to think about the things that will eventually improve your quality of life. I get it, it’s so easy to get caught up in the...

How to Level Up as a Woman (7 Hacks to Start Today)

Are you a millennial that feels constantly bombarded with social media stereotypes of what success looks like? Maybe you’re sick of your addiction to living the “bummy life” and want to know how to level up as a woman and live the luxurious lifestyle you deserve. ...

Meet Asya Watkins (Women of Project Management Founder)

Meet Asya Watkins (Women of Project Management Founder)

About five months ago while scrolling through Instagram, I came across Women of Project Management's profile . As I carefully lurked down their feed, I noticed that it was a community of Black women in project management!Yall, this was a blessing that I didn’t even...

The Path to Systems Engineering with LaShaun Grandberry

I had the pleasure of connecting with this beauty, LaShaun Grandberry a few weeks ago. It was really exciting to learn more about her career and how she got into systems engineering. Read the full interview below!1. Tell me a little bit about yourselfHi, I’m LaShaun!...

The Truth about How to Transition in Your Career

The Truth about How to Transition in Your Career

The truth about how to transition in your career is that it’s not a quick fix. I think a good bit of people are lucky enough to just fall into a new career without trying. But those of us who have made a conscience decision to switch gears midway through our careers,...

What is Web 3.0?

Are you interested in knowing more about what Web 3.0 is? I realize I’m a bit late to the game, but I stumbled across a reel on AfroTech’s Instagram page a few weeks ago and my curiosity got the best of me. After watching a few YouTube videos and browsing the web,...

3 Ways to Break into Tech

There’s no 1 single way to break into tech. Nor a particular company type or specific degree. And believe it or not, many people claim they “just fell into it”. Whatever that means, it’s no help to individuals trying to break into tech. Judging by the few “Break into...

3 Tips for Healthy Eating While Working Remotely

3 Tips for Healthy Eating While Working Remotely

Trying to eat healthy while working remotely is a task! The pandemic forced many of us to change our eating habits; and for some, (me included) not for the better. There's something about being at work in an office that forces you to have self-control when it comes to...

A Natural Hair Journey – (Products That Work)

A Natural Hair Journey – (Products That Work)

I remember it like it was yesterday… I had this friend; his name was Allyn. He came over to my apartment one day while I was relaxing my hair and complaining about how bad my scalp was burning. Allyn is White and was something like my high school BFF; our birthdays...