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Watch our Online Event with Lia James, Personal Branding Expert + Career Growth Strategist, to learn how to approach the question, 'What are your salary expectations?' without leaving money on the table. Lia has assisted close to 600 career changers secure their first technical role, advance their career within the tech industry, and negotiate like a pro. Her specific interest is focusing on the advancement of women and underrepresented groups in tech.
True North Coaching Package with Kirsten Shaw
$499 value for $325 (35% off)
You will get:
- STRATEGY SESSION: 60 minute consultation to define what you want & how to get there
- 2017 VISION: Your beautifully clear career, creative & personal goals distilled into 1 page
- 2017 ROADMAP: Simple step-by-step action plan to achieve goals in the next 12 months
- CLOSING SESSION: 60 minute workshop to fine-tune your tools and launch into action
This package gets you 5 focused hours of Kristin's magical clarifying process and practical tools for taking action. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book your spot.
Do you have stock options in your company, be it a startup or a behemoth like Airbnb?
Do you worry that you might do the wrong thing and miss out on a big payday...or waste your money on a company that goes nowhere? Join Meg Bartelt, CFP(R), MS, founder of Flow Financial Planning, LLC, to learn how stock options in privately held companies work, what you need to know about yours, and how to evaluate your stock options in the context of your own unique financial situation. Don't let stock options scare you. Make them work for you. Watch here.
We teamed up with CodingNomads to hook you to save $750 off of their June 2017 Java + SQL + AWS bootcamp in Thailand.
You'll spend 8 weeks on the dreamy island of Koh Tao, followed by 4 weeks online (learn from anywhere). The course includes breakfast & lunch every class day (Thai food = yum!), private office & coworking space near the beach, personalized mentorship, a built-in community of cohort & coworking friends, and much more.
Tech Ladies members can save $750, including a $500 scholarship for women combined with an extra $250 savings with code: TECHLADIES.
Check out our events page for a rotating series of online events for Tech Ladies. Our online events are always FREE to Founding Members (use code: FOUNDINGTECHLADY) at checkout.
Sarah Doody, an independent UX Designer & Product Consultant in NYC, is offering a complimentary 45-minute homepage teardown for all Founding Members. We’ll discuss your product story and homepage goals and she will give you a set of actionable UX ideas to implement for your homepage with respect to your product story, messaging, experience design, and visual design. You’ll receive a written list of recommendations as well as suggestions on any tools or software that might be relevant to your business. To book your free 45-minute consultation (a $200 value), schedule your Homepage Teardown session.
Gender ReBrand is an evidence-informed training that combats gender biased behaviors by challenging our deeply ingrained (but scientifically incorrect) assumptions about gender and gender differences. Through the training, the cultural gender norms that create problematic dynamics at work are called into question and discussed. Gender ReBrand explores the constraints of gender expectations placed on both men and women (and those not part of the gender binary), and increases cohesion and camaraderie among participants. If you'd like to bring Gender ReBrand training to your company, you can reach out to email@example.com and mention Tech Ladies for 15% off your training package.
UxCraft is personalized 1 on 1 UX training with Sandy Woodruff, fellow Tech Lady and product designer (currently at Etsy) with experience designing solutions for some of New York’s fastest growing consumer facing e-commerce startups. Whether you are looking to make a career shift into UX, or just want to incorporate more design thinking into your current role, she offers UX basics, portfolio reviews, interview practice, and career coaching. To use this discount, after you click "schedule a session" on the UXCraft hompeage, sign up for the event titled "30 Minute Session- Tech Ladies Founding Member". These sessions are $90 per half hour and your 50% discount ($45) will be applied when you receive your invoice after the call.
Sarah Doody, an independent UX Designer & Product Consultant in NYC, is offering $500 off her signature Product Audits for all Founding Members. Product Audits are designed to get a second set of eyes on your product, so you and your team can get out of the weeds, and make immediate high-impact changes to your product. In a Product Audit, Sarah will conduct a comprehensive analysis of 5 key screens of your product including usability insights, recommendations for quick win changes, A/B test suggestions, and roadmap ideas to help you get results, create momentum, and stay focused. You will receive a written document including annotated screenshots to highlight problem areas, as well as a video recording with Sarah giving feedback as she goes through your key user flow. Want to have Sarah audit your product? Click here to inquire about a Product Audit.
* Product Evaluations start at $2,950 depending on the size of the product. Sarah will give you a comprehensive price after having an initial 30 min phone call with you.
Join Tell Me A Story founder and fellow Tech Lady, Hillary Rea teach the art of storytelling. Tell Me A Story will introduce you to a new way of public speaking. Communicate true stories, build relationships with your clients, and connect to your audience like never before. Every story is worth sharing, we'll show you how. You can view the video from this class with password TMAS.
Founding Member Alaura Weaver of WordWeaver Freelance Copywriting is offering a complimentary 60-minute copywriting & content strategy consultation for all Founding Members. You'll discuss your project goals and brainstorm together on a strategy to make them happen. Plus, you'll get a free personalized user persona to help guide your copy and content creation! To book your free 60-minute consultation (a $75 value), schedule your Skype or phone session here.
Allison from Tech Ladies put together a class with all of her best tips on copywriting for startups. Here's the free link: http://skl.sh/2l50y6z
Networking and Fundraising
Fellow Founding Member Julia Mailander has offered to flag your application to get you to the top of the pile.
Reach out to her directly if you plan on applying.
Have you ever canceled plans to attend a networking event because of social anxiety? Have you put "networking" on your list of resolutions and then continued to choose Netflix + pjs instead? If in-person networking events make you anxious, you may want to watch this video.
This online event was hosted by Dr. Niketa Kumar, who specializes in helping empower women in tech. (Check out this recent profile on her in Fast Company)
After this video, you'll have a better understanding of your anxiety, practical skills for managing it, self-care strategies, and a step-by-step plan for getting you to that networking event. Founding Members can watch this class for free here: https://vimeo.com/212181106 (password= FOUNDINGTECHLADY)
Job hunting? If you apply to a job from our board, we can forward your application materials on to make sure our partner companies get your application. We can't guarantee that you'll be interviewed or hired of course, but we can help you get in front of the right person and to the top of the proverbial pile.
Here's how to cash in on this! If you're applying to any jobs on our board, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following included:
Subject Line: Your Name, Company Name, Job Position
Body: Cover/intro letter
Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, Portfolio, etc.
Check out our events page for a rotating series of online events for Tech Ladies. Use code: FOUNDINGTECHLADY to sign up for any one of our events for free.
General Catalyst provides the ongoing momentum that accelerates your ideas, your career, and your company toward standout success. To date, General Catalyst has managed eight venture capital funds totaling approximately $3.75 billion in capital commitments. Yet the best measure of their success is how many of our entrepreneurs and founders come back again and again to work with them. That bond of trust and friendship is born in their earliest interactions. To apply for a chance to pitch one of our investor friends at General Catalyst, fill out this form and they will reach out if interested.
Full Tilt Capital has agreed to meet with select Founding Members to hear your pitches on an ongoing basis! Full Tilt Capital is is an early stage venture capital fund focused on democratizing access to opportunity. The founding partners are experienced operators who believe startup founders want investors who focus on building companies, rather than how many points they can grab on a cap table. Full Tilt writes $50k - $100k checks, has made over 30 investments to date, and focuses on software, healthcare and consumer goods. To apply for a chance to pitch one of our investor friends at Full Tilt Capital, fill out this short form and they will be in touch if interested.
WorkEatPlay takes unused space in restaurants, hotel lobbies, and art galleries - upgrades their wifi, adds charging stations, brings in free premium coffee – and makes them available on their web platform for people to book as work or meeting spaces. Locations available in New York City, Brooklyn, and Montauk. Use TECHLADIES217 to receive 50% off both daily and monthly memberships.
Spacious is a network of beautiful spaces with everything you need to meet, work and recharge. Founding Members can save 75% off their first month with code TECHLADIES75.
Enjoy a free week of coworking with our friends at Balanced, then 50% off your first month if you choose to join. Memberships are month-to-month, no commitment. To redeem, email email@example.com and mention that you're a Founding Member of Tech Ladies.
The Growth Hacking Box (created by a fellow Founding Member!) has everything you need to stop wasting your time searching Google for the latest growth hack or marketing advice, and spend more time growing your business. In this box you’ll learn how to brainstorm new ideas, acquire new leads, convert leads to customers, retain customers & reduce churn and get customers to advocate for you. Use code TECHLADIES at checkout for 25% off.
Ringly bracelets and rings connect with your phone to send you customized alerts through vibration and light. Effortlessly track your steps and monitor the calories you burn throughout the day. Set goals and receive alerts when you achieve them. Never miss an important meeting, and discreetly stay on top of your Slack DMs and emails. Founding Members can save 10% off their purchase with code TECHLADIES10 at checkout.
Basecamp solves the critical problems that every growing business deals with. It’s the saner, calmer, organized way to manage projects and communicate company-wide. Use this link for a free 30 day trial, and $50 off your first month. If you use this link and remain a customer for 75 days, they will donate $50 to the Chicago Food Depository as a thank you.
GLAMSQUAD is your pro team for hair, makeup and nails - anytime, anywhere. Have their hand-selected, elite beauty professionals at your fingertips with the GLAMSQUAD app. If you haven't tried GLAMSQUAD out, download the app and use code FF17CMS to get $25 off ... that's 50% off your first blowout! If you're already a client, use code FF17CMS15995 and get $15 off the next time you book for some extra Founding Members love.
When that one-message-fits-all card from the drugstore isn’t right. And a text isn’t enough. Do something unexpected. Send a Lovepop. A Lovepop is more than a card. The intricate 3D paper sculptures are designed by naval engineers on cutting edge software and then hand-crafted in the Asian art form of sliceform kirigami. Founding Members can save 20% with code: AWESOMETECHLADIESFM20
We're happy to share the code TECHLADIES for 25% off your first purchase of clothing for kids/babies at Primary! This company was started by two moms (fellow Tech Ladies) who had been shopping for kids clothes for over 12 years but still didn’t have a go-to for awesome basics at reasonable prices. To redeem use code TECHLADIES at checkout.
Ellevest is the only digital advisor that takes women’s unique, lifetime salary curve into account, not just your current salary. Save for a down payment on a house. Retire like a boss. Build wealth just because. Whatever your goal is, Ellevest will give you a customized portfolio to help you nail it. Redeem here: ellevest.com/techladies
Clarifai is an artificial intelligence company that excels in visual recognition, solving real-world problems for businesses and developers alike. Clarifai’s powerful visual recognition technology is built on the most advanced machine learning systems and made easily accessible by a clean API, empowering developers all over the world to build a new generation of intelligent applications. When you sign up with the code, HIRETECHLADIES, you will have access to up to 50k operations over the lifetime of the account, up to 10k inputs per month, and up to 50 concepts per month... all for free!
Arthur is a personal shopping service for professional women (started by a fellow Tech Lady!) which helps you find and manage the right looks for work and beyond. Arthur takes all your goals and restraints, including budget, into consideration when assembling head-to-toe outfits. Each "request" is $25 and gets you 6-8 items hand-selected by their stylist to try on at home. Enjoy your first request on the house + get a $50 credit towards your purchases with code: techlady50.