Young & Confident: How I've Gained The Respect of My Senior Male Peers

Alexandra Janiczek
Alexandra Janiczek
Young & Confident: How I've Gained The Respect of My Senior Male Peers

My career path into the tech world is non-traditional and that's helped teach me different...

My career path into the tech world is non-traditional and that's helped teach me different skills along the way. In different opportunities throughout my career, I have felt that being a young woman in the tech space left me at a disadvantage. In other opportunities I had seen the discrimination that women face in this industry. Through those previous experiences, I have been able to understand what is important to me in leading others and working with senior leaders, particularly men.

In this chat, I want you to walk away with:

  • Tactics to gain upfront respect and credibility from senior leaders
  • Skills to build a network from the ground up as a young woman in tech
  • Ways to use assertive communication in order to be strategically outspoken as an IC

Meet The Speaker

Alexandra Janiczek
Alexandra Janiczek
As the CSS Operations Manager at DigitalOcean, Allie supports the Customer Success and Support teams as well as Go-To-Market teams with project management, process creation, policy adherence, tooling maintenance and management of strategic initiatives. Allie strives to connect all cross-functional teams in order to create streamlined processes and to increase efficiency. Allie has four years of experience in Customer Success, Operations Management and Agile Project Management in the Infrastructure and Software space.
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