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Discussion on: Developer world as a woman 👩‍💻

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Juliana Jaime 🎃

Sabrina! I'm a Colombian software developer as well, and seeing that you are too made me so happy! And my experience isn't far from yours... I didn't start in a Software engineering major as my first option in a university in Colombia, and when I decided to change majors it wasn't on the list of options either... But when I finally decided to start Software Engineering as a major, 2 of my closest male friends (at separate moments) told me it was great I chose this career because I could ask my male classmates to do the work for me and they wouldn't be able to refuse... I felt sick, why wouldn't I be able to do that myself? Fast forward to now and I've graduated and I've had 2 formal job in which, the first one didn't have women in the tech team, I was the PO, and in the current work I have I'm the ONLY woman out of 9 devs. SO thanks for sharing, it was very relatable.

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Lo seeee algunas personas en nuestro querido pais creen que cuando estamos en la universidad no queremos hacer los trabajos ... pero si no los hacemos ¿como aprendemos? que agradable ver a otra colombiana en dev.to gracias por contar tu historia 😊