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How to Empower Women in Tech

Updated: Apr 29


Hello and Hola!

Women's History Month may be wrapping up, but the fight for equality in tech continues! Here at AUTMHQ, we're dedicated to empowering women to break the glass ceiling and reach their full potential.

We were inspired by an article titled "Empowering Women in Tech: 8 Ways to Break the Glass Ceiling." This piece delves into the challenges women face and offers actionable steps to create a more equitable landscape.

We're proud of the progress we've made, but we know the journey continues. Let's keep the momentum going!

Here are 4 Ways You Can Help Empower Women in Tech:

1. Advocate: Be a vocal supporter of women in tech. Highlight their achievements and challenge unconscious bias.

2. Amplify: Seek out and share the stories of inspiring women in tech.

3. Educate: Challenge gender stereotypes within your network and encourage girls to pursue STEM education.

4. Hire with Intention: Be mindful of diversity during the hiring process to build a balanced team.

Find out more ways you can support women in tech:

Together, we can create a world where women in tech can shatter limitations and reach for the stars!

With passion and purpose,


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The Obsidi® Awards, presented by BMO, celebrates the movers and shakers making significant impacts in our community. From visionary executives to groundbreaking tech professionals, Obsidi seeks to honour the full spectrum of Black talent in technology.

Submit your Vote For AUTMHQ President Michael Ward Jr. for the Black Tech Community Builder of the Year Award

Voting will remain open until April 5 at 4:59 pm ET, with one vote allowed per person (IP device) daily. After the Top 3 Finalists are chosen, the final award category winner will be determined by the Obsidi® Awards Executive Committee and announced


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Join us for remarks from CapMetro and Austin Urban Technology Movement as we celebrate the bus unveiling highlighting AUTMHQ's great work in the community. We'll have light refreshments and photo opportunities with the AUTMHQ wrap on the bus!

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