Building a Career in Tech for Non-Techies

How to build the foundation of a tech career, including building vital technical and professional skills.



Join author and IT professional Susanne Tedrick as she discusses her career journey into the tech industry with no formal technical background.
Susanne shares her guidance on:
· Foundation of a tech career
Vital technical and professional skills
· Your unique value in a competitive job market
· Strong professional networks

About the Presenter:

Susanne Tedrick is an infrastructure specialist for Azure, Microsoft’s cloud computing platform.
In her work, Susanne helps her clients in their efforts to migrate and optimize their IT infrastructures to cloud environments. Previously, she worked as a technical specialist for IBM Cloud.

Susanne is fiercely committed to increasing the participation of women and people of color in STEM professions.

Susanne is the author of the critically acclaimed Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators for publisher John Wiley & Sons(2020) and performs community service work for a number of non-profits, including serving as Vice-Chair of the Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Executive Council for CompTIA and coalition member for NPower’s Command Shift initiative.

Susanne is the winner of CompTIA’s 2020 Diversity Technology Leader Spotlight Award, for her advocacy for increased diversity, equity, and inclusion in the tech industry. Susanne is also the host of Wiley’s “Diversity in Tech” webinar series.

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Nov 01 2021


5:00 pm - 6:30 pm