A recent study placed Austin 44th among the best U.S. cities for women in tech, with tech women in our city being paid about 80 percent what men are paid. Houston is faring much better: it’s #11 at 94 percent. With Austin being such profound hub for tech jobs and with the city being so progressive, does that news surprise you?
You’ll begin wearing all hats, serving as chief of technology, operations, finance, marketing, sales, and so on. But, as you hire your leadership positions, you should find yourself with fewer and fewer of those “in the weeds” roles to play yourself.