Tiffany Ricks had no one to look up to in technology when she was in school. No one looked like her, so she didn’t believe a career as a woman in tech was achievable.
“If we have someone that we can look at and say, ‘Well, they have done well at it. If they can do it, then there’s a shot that I can do it.’ … It’s super important for us to have representation,” Ricks told CRN. “For me, it’s important because I didn’t have it. I went into a lot of areas where I was always second guessing myself because I would say, ‘I don’t see any women in this space and I don’t see any Black women in this space. How am I going to be successful here?’”
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