Tag: women-in-technology

How I Got Started in IT

Everyone has his/her own story of life, and I’d like to share mine here. I was born as the first child of a very poor family, living in Eastern Hungary. My mother is a seamstress, my father is a metal worker. I inherited my father’s skills at problem solving; he had been always good in […]

Mentors and Models

  It’s a wonderful thing to have a mentor in your life. Someone to whom you can turn for advice, guidance and support is something that I have been privileged to have in my professional life. I’ve also been lucky enough to have great role models during my younger, more formative years. Many of the […]

Juggling Family and Work Commitments

  There’s a good many of us considered to be Superwomen out there. I regard any woman raising her family, contributing to the family income and giving of herself daily to her family, friends, peer group and community, as a superwoman. Women today enjoy freedoms that have been hard-won by generations of aspirational and inspirational […]

My very first Search Application at the age of 17

Today, I had a discussion with my 8 years old son about my first steps with computers and programming. I had VERY good math teachers both in the elementary and high schools who supported me towards my profession today, and who let me in the the schools’ computer rooms. This was the age when we […]

Search Explained

As you likely know, a bit more than a year ago I started my journey of being an independent consultant. I had some ups and downs, great experiences and nice challenges to solve – exactly what I expected and  was looking for when decided to go solo. But now, it’s time to move forward. During […]

Thoughts from a Playground

I’m sitting in my home office, watching the melting snow outside and thinking about playgrounds. No, there’s no playground on our backyard (yet), but I’ve seen a blog post recently that started me having a kind of nostalgia… The story is that my very first “real” job was in the ArchiCAD team at Graphisoft. As […]