Surprisingly, Washington DC is a hotbed for women interested in the tech field, as over 40% of tech workers are female. A great piece of advice in this interview; working in technology doesn't mean exclusively coding or computer science. Every tech company needs a marketer, a salesperson, an accountant, and a myriad of other occupations all companies employ.

Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/anushayhossain/2016/06/30/disrupting-dc-shana-glenzer-promotes-women-in-tech/#65c082502c33

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