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Kellyn Pot’Vin-GormanCrushing the IT Gender Biashttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4415-9_4

4. Knowing Your Path Is Owning Your Path

Kellyn Pot’Vin-Gorman1 
Westminster, CO, USA

Your path needs to be your own. No amount of advice from friends, managers, mentors, or sponsors can change this. If you spend some time researching, you’ll discover that the advice offered is often what the advisor WANTS. Rarely do most advisors separate their own experience or their own desires from what they will advise those around them. Therefore, I highly recommend placing an importance on women finding their own voice.

The Future

We’ve previously discussed how incredibly difficult it is for women to find their voice and, in turn, their ...

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