A Letter to Women Founders From the Co-Founder of Women Who Code
Written by Alaina Percival August 29, 2023
Entrepreneurship has always been important to me. I believe in the power of building and creating something new, something that can change the world. Technology has made building something new more accessible than ever and created an industry that allows us to reimagine or disrupt how we do everything. During this time of radical innovation, it is equally important to reimagine the biased systems in place and redefine how things are structured.
As founders, you create your companies’ culture. That influences the broader business and tech culture. Your decisions have a ripple effect across industries, creating standards of behavior and processes that become expected over time. The people you hire are empowered and go on to be and become leaders themselves, who further enhance that impact.
You also play an essential role as an example to diverse women, showing them they can succeed, start a company, step into leadership, and positively affect the world. That is why it is so important to celebrate your wins, amplify them, share them with the world, and inspire people with the story of your journey. You help people believe they can succeed, making them much more likely to try… Read the full story.