Join author & 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 & professional skills
Your unique value in a competitive job market
Strong professional networks
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 & 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 & people of color in STEM professions.
Susanne is the author of the critically acclaimed Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring & Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators for publisher John Wiley & Sons(2020) & performs community service work for a number of non-profits, including serving as Vice-Chair of the Advancing Tech Talent & Diversity Executive Council for CompTIA & 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, & inclusion in the tech industry. Susanne is also the host of Wiley's "Diversity in Tech" webinar series.