Learning how to code has been one of the most challenging, yet fulfilling journeys I have embarked on. However, I would be lying if at times I feel like I didn’t belong. It could be partially due to the impending doom of imposter syndrome, or due to the overarching theme of gender bias/inequality in STEM. Gender bias can occur consciously/unconsciously, and most times we are taking part in it without even realizing that we are. I may be naive, but I don’t believe it’s as much of conscious bias deterring women from the field as much as it is lack…

Sara Cemal

Flatiron School alumni with a sociology and neuroscience background.

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