Action-Oriented Playbook Helps Women in Tech Pave Their Own Professional Path
Tech-savvy business woman and author shares proven strategies to advance females in the workplace
CLEVELAND, OH – AUGUST 25, 2016 – In conjunction with the release of her second book, JJ DiGeronimo, author and thought leader for advancing professional women in technology based roles and organizations, is offering free chapters for women interested in “the playbook” to make their professional goals a reality.
Accelerate Your Impact: Action-Based Strategies to Pave Your Professional Path is an action-oriented book for professional women looking to increase their influence and impact. It advises women, especially in STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering & Math], to focus on specific actions to maximize their talents. With detailed chapters, supported by research, this book guides women on how to identify career sponsors, align to meaningful work, maneuver cultures and even avoid common career pitfalls.
“After 20 years in technology-based roles, it is apparent that business women need their own playbook,” says DiGeronimo. “This book gives women purposeful action steps to help increase their relevance, leverage their networks and align to board seats to catapult in their desired direction.”
With more than 100 articles and 25 activities for the reader, this book evokes proactive action within a framework to accelerate one’s own career path. Advancing, retaining and recruiting business women in STEM fields is a multi-faceted initiative. This book incorporates many of the strategies, research and common discussions from DiGeronimo’s national organization, Tech Savvy Women.
For information on the author, her latest book, and free chapters from her new book Accelerate Your Impact, visit https://www.techsavvywomen.net/accelerateyourimpact
Accelerate Your Impact: Action-Based Strategies to Pave Your Professional Path
By: JJ DiGeronimo
Available September 24, 2016 via www.amazon.com and www.barnesandnoble.com
Retail price: $22.95
About the Author
JJ DiGeronimo, the president of Tech Savvy Women, began her career designing datacenter infrastructures for Fortune 500 companies after graduating with a computer information systems degree in 1995. Prior to her recent work, JJ had a 20-year career in high-tech, positioning new technology solutions within Silicon Valley-based technology companies including VMware and Inktomi. Now recognized as a thought-leader and author, JJ empowers professional women and consults senior executives on strategies to retain and attract diverse talent. With her varying initiatives, JJ is featured in many publications and TV shows including Forbes, Fox Business, ITWorld, Career-Intelligence and Rescue a CEO. She has shared her research and keynotes at Amazon, Ingram Micro, Sears Holding Company, Clemson University, Symantec, KeyBank, and Cisco along with many other organizations. Her new book, “Accelerate Your Impact” complements her 2011 book, “The Working Woman’s GPS”.
What People are Saying…
Accelerate Your Impact is a brilliant roadmap for anyone seeking real-world examples and inspiration as we contemplate how to leave a meaningful footprint from our life’s work. JJ DiGeronimo, yet again, weaves her personal journey with best practices and proven outcomes. Her honest and straightforward style makes this the go-to book for today’s professional.” – Tim Mueller, CEO Global IT M&A Forum
JJ DiGeronimo is a longtime WITI Member, speaker, and champion of women in tech and STEM-related careers. JJ’s new book, Accelerate Your Impact, is a must read! Its unique insights and information will help all readers create a road map to reach and surpass their professional goals! – David Leighton, President, WITI – Women In Technology International