Session: Unlock the Secrets to a Successful Career in Tech
Making a career in tech isn't just about what certifications you hold, how skilled you are in the field you've chosen, or how much effort you put into your daily work.
In male-dominated fields like tech, it's about behaviors that men take for granted. To make sure you don't fall behind while your male colleagues climb the career ladder with ease, you need to understand the rules of the game.
In this 20 minute session, I'll give you a quick overview of simple adjustments you can make to ensure your career path in tech is successful.
- You don't have to become one of the boys to succeed in Tech, but you do have to understand the rules they play by so you don't get left behind.
Ronke Babajide has a Ph.D in Theoretical Chemistry, but she's been working in the IT industry for over 25 years. She has held various Technical Presales positions with Riverbed, Radware, and VMware over the past 15 years.
In 2022, Ronke founded The Queen Bee Hive, a platform that helps women experts become more visible and collaborate more successfully. She is passionate about diversity in the tech industry and new work models — she frequently speaks at conferences on these topics. Ronke also mentors other women in technology, writes articles on DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion), and hosts two book clubs.
Ronke lives in Vienna, Austria with her husband and their three Siberian cats.