Jan 18, 2021
Breaking Down Barriers for Women in Tech
Women have been breaking
barriers for a long time now. In this episode, Trina speaks of
breaking down barriers for women in blue-collar roles.
Trina has 25 years of experience
in the technology industry in Utah. Her mission includes trying to
help women understand the benefits and opportunities that are
available for them in the tech industry. Trina’s extensive
experience in the field has allowed her to see what it is like for
women to enter into the workforce. She recognized the gap where the
tech industry needs new people but it’s not tapping the right
resources - the women.
Women in different trades
- Women have been tailored into the nurturing
type of roles such as nursing and teaching. Most women find
themselves more drawn into these professions so that the other
opportunities outside these careers were never fully
- Removing those that barriers and
constraints that women have put their minds in opens women’s
their eyes to broader opportunities in the field of finance, techs,
and other trades that often aren’t weren’t explored by
- There is no industry today that doesn’t require
knowledge. Every other industry today needs a level of
- Every area or discipline today has
opportunities for women.
- The important thing is knowing your niche and
learning how to do it well. You don’t need to go broad in a snap,
what you need is to learn how to shift quickly.
- Learn how to be flexible and adaptive in
your career as this allows you to do different
- Getting interrupted isn’t just about a pause
when speaking or doing your presentation. Trina had a life
interruption in the form of breast cancer. It was her pause moment
and it allowed her to reflected on the things that are most
important to her.
- Once you get through an interruption, believe
that something bigger is coming your way.
- When you experience interruption in life or at
work, take a step back and see where you are supposed to be
heading. Re-evaluate and then redirect.
- It’s important to find your superpower because
every single person has their own individual superpower and it’s
going to be different for everybody.
- Having a coach or mentor is helpful to guide
you and walk you through things.
- Building your network is also crucial for
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Down Barriers for Women in Blue-Collar
Reach out and connect with Trina
Limpert via LinkedIn. You can also check their official
website to see the
available scholarships and other offers/discounts.
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