Crystal Martin landed her first job in tech helping women learn code, but there was just one problem, no one would listen to her in meetings.
“Why is it that 41% of women leave the tech field within their tenth year? In my opinion, it’s because of messages like keep your head down and say nothing.” In this energetic talk, Martin pushes for women to advocate for one another in the workplace, stressing that hard work does not speak for itself–you do.
Watch Crystal’s 12-minute talk here as she shares some of the small ways that women can support each other at work to ensure their voices are heard. Regardless of your intended field, Crystal’s experiences and ideas are applicable in all workplaces as women continue to help each other shine.