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5 Reasons to Join Salesforce India's Trailblazing Women Coding Challenge

Pragya Sharma

June 05, 2024

Ever feel like women are underrepresented in tech in India? You're not wrong. According to the World Economic Forum, as of 2023, women make up only 27% of India’s STEM workforce.

Here at Salesforce, we’re trying to change that. We recognize that more women in tech means more diverse perspectives and innovative approaches to business challenges. When women thrive in technology, it benefits everyone — customers, colleagues, and our communities.

 

That's where the first ever Salesforce Trailblazing Women Coding Challenge comes in. This isn't just any coding contest — it's an opportunity for women coders in India to show off their skills, smash stereotypes ... and win some incredible prizes.

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Here are five reasons why you should join the Trailblazing Women Coding Challenge, happening on Saturday, June 22:


1. Level Up Your Coding Skills

Coding is like a muscle; the more you use it, the stronger it gets. This challenge — which will consist of 90 minutes of unique coding problems — will push your limits, sharpen your problem-solving skills, and deepen your understanding of algorithms and data structures. 

 

2. Challenge YourselfImage of 2 Salesforce employees waving

Competing with top talent helps you get a realistic picture of your current abilities. It pushes you to think critically and creatively, exposing areas where you excel and highlighting opportunities for improvement.


3. Win Cutting-Edge Technology

It's not just about the bragging rights — it's also about earning some amazing tech to fuel your future projects! The top winner will take home a brand-new MacBook, while five finalists will score sleek iPads.

4. Champion Diversity in Tech

By participating, you're helping to balance the gender scales in engineering. Your involvement will help build a stronger, more diverse pipeline for future women leaders in tech. In fact, you could be inspiring a future generation to pursue STEM careers!


5. Sharpen Your Interview Skills

Psst: here’s a quick career tip! The skills you gain here will help you ace those in-house technical interviews, giving you a leg up in your career journey. In the future, you’ll be able to more confidently flaunt your problem-solving abilities and coding expertise.

 

Ready to take the leap?

Register for the Trailblazing Women Coding Challenge, and let your code pave the way to new opportunities! See you on June 22! 👋

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