Able mentorship, networking with like-minded people, sufficient peer motivation; And an eclectic combination of all the above! Sounds exciting right? Oh, yeah! Then, It’s time to join the wonderful tech communities out there!
The impact that good networking has on us as individuals is beyond what we can ever comprehend. By signing up to be a part of these tech communities, we get to network with wonderful people from across the globe, from diverse tech backgrounds, with an equally rich variety in expertise and experience. Reaching out to the members of the community for assistance is literally just a message away! Communities like Women Who Code, Women in AI also offer us the option to join local chapters in our country that best suit us or even request to start one.
How well they bring together people from all walks of life is yet another attribute that makes tech forums a great place to be a part of. If you’re a beginner or a student looking for your breakthrough into an enticing career in tech, there’s ample scope to hone your existing skill set, learn a new skill and get to know from experts in industry on opportunities. The study groups, webinars and talks collectively facilitate a great learning path.
As for accomplished professionals, who’ve already scaled heights in their career, such forums are perfect platforms to share their success stories and inspire & guide many aspiring individuals. A much needed mentorship could go a long way in redefining somebody’s tech career.
Summing it all up, if you’re someone who believes in the synergy of collaborative work and coming together to succeed; if you’ve always supported Women in Tech, Diversity & Inclusion and the many ideals that hold them together, the tech communities are places where you’d see these ideals forming an integral part of the functioning; making an impact and transforming lives for the better!
That being said, maybe it’s time to grab a quick bite & a cup of coffee and tune right into the very next event that interests you the most?