“Recognize and embrace your uniqueness. I don’t think the ratios are going to change anytime soon. But I don’t think it has to be a disadvantage. Being a Black woman, being a woman in general, on a team of all men, means that you are going to have a unique voice. It’s important to embrace that.”

Erin Teague began as a software engineer for Morgan Stanley and has gone on to work for YouTube, developing it’s Virtual and Augmented Reality products. According to Business Insider, she’s one of “Silicon Valley’s 100” and is one of Glamour Magazine’s “35 Women Under 35 Who Are Changing the Tech Industry”. 
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