First, I’d like to thank the women behind Technically Speaking, Chiu-Ki Chan and Cate Huston, and the founder of Ladies in Tech, Jenn Lukas. A ton of links, quotes, and other ideas shared in this book originally sprang from these resources.

This book was shaped by these phenomenal feedback-givers: Rachel Andrew, Juan Pablo Buriticá, Karyn Campbell, Anna Debenham, Jenn Downs, Elizabeth Ferrao, Shawn Hogan, Cate Huston, Jeremy Keith, Meri Williams, Maggie Zhou, and my editor, Tina Lee. Thank you each for your thoughtfulness and words of wisdom.

Thanks and a big hug to Zane, Adam, Paloma, and Mike for letting me write the book from their heavenly houses, next to their snuggly pups. Their love and homes welcomed and nurtured me in ...

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