Transition into Tech
About the BE INSPIRED section 1

About the BE INSPIRED section

So you are considering transitioning into tech; the thought has crossed your mind but you’re still wondering whether it’s a good idea, and if it’s even doable at all… On both counts – a big YES! You are in for a treat on this page – as it showcases people like you and me who have gone through the motions and have managed to transition successfully.

You’ll meet here people just like you – women and men in their 30s, 40s or beyond, with diverse life experiences – who have found their own way into tech. Some have done it on their own, others with friends or with their spouses; some managed it by self study, others by returning to school or taking online courses; for some it was a matter of choice, while for others, one of necessity. Some had help, others didn’t; finally, for some it was their life’s dream, while for others, an unexpected turn of events. Let’s add your story to theirs, together!

In addition to the stories, you’ll also find plenty of additional reading designed to put your mind at ease. I’ll try to provide answers to most of your questions as well as reading recommendations that can further help you.

Embarking on this journey will significantly impact the rest of your life, so I’ll try to give you all the information you need upfront so you can be sure you’re making an informed decision.

In this section you’ll find all your answers:

  • what transitioning into tech entails and what the options available to you are
  • who this is for (could this possibly be for you?!)

Having support in this first phase of your professional transition will make the difference between success and failure. So use this section to find the inspiration you need to pursue your dream – and later, once you’re on way on your path, come back to this page if ever you’re in need for a fresh dose of motivation.

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