👋🏾 Welcome To The Frauvis Digest Issue #79
✨ In The Community
Female-Led EdTech Startup Edlyft Raises $1.4 Million Seed Round, Aims To Close The Gender Gap In STEM, Read.
Jasmine James joined Twitter's leadership team as a Manager in the Engineering Effectiveness organization. Congratulations Jasmine! 🎉
Why is Tibco's new CIO leaving Austin for Silicon Valley? Diversity. Rani Johnson starts as Tibco Software's chief information officer on Monday. Read.
My Journey into Tech, Design, and things in between, Read.
You Are the Prize: How to Hire the Right Boss and Employer for a More Fulfilling Career, watch it here.
Abadesi Osunsade on the Power of Inclusivity, Read.
📱🎉Congratulations to Oluwadamilola Soyombo. She recently built Bid Buddy, a social bidding platform that “gamifies eCommerce” by managing bids on products and services between consumers and merchants using an entertaining and experience focused approach.
😓 "I’m a six-figure earner and money is still tight" by Nikema Prophet, Read.
👏🏾How a young, queer, Black woman carved out a career in tech. Honesty Haynes-Williams says she’s always reminded of Dr. Ronx, who says “You cannot be what you do not see”, Read.
🤗*Resources For Tough Times *
- Black Mental Health Matters resource library
- Looking to recoup, refocus, and chill? Check out this Afro Lo-fi Playlist
- The Best Tips for Managing Election Stress, According to Therapists, Read.
- 7 Stressors We’re Feeling this Election Season—and Therapist-Approved Tips to Help You Deal, Read.
- 25 Different Ways to Cope With Uncertainty
- Making Adjustments In A New Climate - Episode 176, watch
📓 Carefully curated content to help you ace your next technical interview, with a focus on algorithms. System design questions are in-progress. Check it out.
📹Git 101 Basics - Computer Stuff They Didn't Teach You #4, Watch the video.
💡No Code is New Programming, "As someone from the traditional world of software development exploring this new frontier, I’ll share my perspective on no-code development". Read.
Mozilla’s Fix-The-Internet Incubator, The MVP Lab. $16,000 funding to pre-startup teams. For-profit, non-profit or open source. Apply.
The Future Founders Conference, Apply to attend.
❗️ Become Microsoft certified and build your resilience for today’s and tomorrow’s digital economy. discounted fee of USD15. Testing candidates will have the ability to schedule an exam before December 31, 2020 and will have until March 31, 2021 to appear for and complete the exam. Check it out!
Apple Entrepreneur Camp applications open for Black founders and developers, check it out.
🚀 Startup School new program: For Future Founders, check it out.
💻Made Tech, 12-week Academy programme gives you the skills you need to join a project delivery team and become a Software Engineer. The closing date for applications is the 4th of December 2020.
🗣Call For Papers
🌍 Around The Web
15 black women business owners when grants of $10,000 each to help grow their firms, Read.
📊 Microsoft’s 2020 Diversity & Inclusion report: A commitment to accelerate progress amidst global change... but this year reports show there hasn't been much progress in the past year 🤔🤨🧐. Read the report.
📹Getting Started with Creating YouTube Videos, check it out.
🕵🏾♀️Forget getting the seat at the table. I built my own table and want you to sit with me... "According to a recent study by Cybersecurity Ventures, women make up approximately 20 percent of the cybersecurity workforce." Read.
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🤝 Employers & Allies
✍🏾 Founders Note
This newsletter has sat in drafts since last Tuesday. Nothing feels right at the moment. I decided to send this out anyway because as always our newsletter highlights positivity within the black community and I hope you read something here today that's interesting and makes you smile.
After reading the room, we cancelled all tech related events last week, and this upcoming week. Tech events will resume the week of Nov 9.
📆 Community Events
- 11/2 - Virtual Coworking
- 11/6 - 👩🏾🍳🥗Dinner With The Community
- 11/9 - No Code, Low Code, Visual Dev - The True Meaning w/ Nelson, founder of Pixel Geek
- 11/11 - Professionals in Data, AI, & ML Networking Event
Are you participating in our Low Code Hackathon? I'd love to hear your update and progress. Reply to this email and share! Haven't joined yet? There's still time to jump in and win $500 cash prize 💸. Sign up now!
👋🏾Our next newsletter will resume Nov 10th. Stay safe, and see you on Friday 👩🏾🍳🥗!
Naya Moss - Founder & CEO
Frauvis is a bootstrapped company run by one person, if you'd love to support to keep Frauvis running, consider buying a coffee ☕️