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IWD spotlight: Angela Beteta Quesada on relatable role models in tech

March 9, 2022 by Managing Editor, Experian Decision Analytics

role models in tech

During the week of International Womens’ Day, we shine a spotlight on the women thought leaders across Global Decision Analytics. 

In this Every Woman Forum, Tech Hub article, Angela Beteta Quesada, Principal DevOps Engineer, Global Decision Analytics, discusses the importance of relatable role models for women in the tech industry and how making the right choices in where and how you work can open up a wealth of different people to learn from.

“As a role model I think I am relatable; I like to take risks and opportunities that are a challenge to me — and that I think are going to be good fun. That is how my whole career has developed. I also work well with people and have good communication skills — when I was a junior Java engineer, my mantra was ‘leave it with me’. I think my managers saw that they could throw things at me and have confidence that there was going to be a good result, which is a mindset I still have.”

Read the article to find out:

  • How important were relatable role models at the start of your tech career?
  • What makes an effective role model, and why?
  • What do you feel young women at the beginning of their career can see in you that will be useful to take with them in their career?
  • How important is it to see more role models combining the realities of motherhood and a high-pressure career?
  • What advice would you give to a young woman starting her career in tech?
  • Do you still look for role models in your own career?

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