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Female Tech Authors you should know (part 3)

It’s been a while since my last post about my list of female tech authors, it’s time for part 3! Because it’s a long time ago since part 2, here’s a  small reminder why I started these series:

A while back I asked my followers on twitter if they knew some great female tech authors. Someone answered my question with “Are there any?”.  And that was exactly my point.  So together with one of my closest friends (thank you, you know who you are ;-)) I made a list of female IT authors.  

Every time I’ll share five authors on my list (in alphabetical order). Enjoy reading!

Emily Bache

Emily is the author of The Coding Dojo Handbook, a constructive manual where “good programmers can become great programmers”. It’s a collection of ideas on how to get started with a ‘Coding Dojo’, where you can develop your programming experience. Besides being a writer, Emily is also a software developer, consultant and conference speaker.
The Coding Dojo Handbook
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Esther Derby

Esther started her career in IT as a programmer and the last twenty-five years she is advising companies.  According to Esther: “Our level of individual, team & company success is deeply impacted by our work environment and organizational dynamics.” She co-authored Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management (Pragmatic Programmers) and Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great.  Besides that, the Scrum Alliance was originally founded by her and two others.
Agile Retrospectives: Making good teams great
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Gabriella Coleman

Gabriella holds the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University. She wrote two books about hackers, hacker culture and online activism; Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking & most recently Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous.
Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking
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Gayle Laakmann McDowell

I think Gayle could be one of the best-known authors in tech. She wrote the #1 bestseller “Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions & Solutions” and you can find her on our ‘Best Programming Books of the Month‘ list every time.  Gayle is a software engineer and worked for Microsoft, Apple and Google. She also served on Google’s Hiring Committee and has *a lot* of experience when it comes to interviewing and hiring.
Cracking the Coding Interview
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Iris Classon

Iris is co-author of the book Programming Windows Store Apps with C#.  She is .Net developer, conference speaker, blogger and Microsoft C# MVP (Most Valuable Professional). She’s a self-taught coder and only started in 2011 (!).  Her motto: “If you think you can or can’t – you are most likely right”.
Programming Windows Store Apps with C#
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Did I miss someone? Please let me know and I’ll add more authors to the list! As you may notice, this list covers a wide range of topics, so all the tech-related subjects are welcome. Thanks and we’ll keep this posts coming :)

More readings:
Part 1
Part 2