Summary – Mariam Aquino, People Manager at Wovenware, emerges as a beacon of empowerment and inspiration for women in tech. In a deeply insightful Q&A session, Mariam shares her remarkable journey, challenges, and victories, highlighting the transformative power of determination and inclusivity in tech.
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The world of technology has long been hailed as a beacon of innovation, a realm where possibilities are boundless, and where the future is constantly being shaped. Yet, despite its limitless potential, women have not held as many leadership roles in tech as men.
Mariam Aquino, the People Manager at Wovenware, embodies the spirit of determination and resilience that defines women in tech. Her story is a testament to the heights that women can achieve when given the opportunity to thrive.
In this insightful Q&A session, Mariam opens up about her experiences, challenges, and triumphs as a woman in a leadership role within the tech industry. Her words serve as both a beacon of hope and a call to action. Through her narrative, we hope to inspire and empower more women to explore, excel, and lead in this ever-evolving world of technology.
Q: Tell us about your university studies?
Mariam Aquino: In 2008, I embarked on a journey into the world of Statistics at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras campus. It was a path guided by my unwavering love for numbers. But fate, it seems, had other plans. On my birthday in March 2009, I found myself in the office of a counselor. Little did I know that this seemingly ordinary visit would set the course for my extraordinary journey into Human Resources.
Q: What was your first job(s) in the field?
Mariam Aquino: My first job in Human Resources was with a retail company. It was here that I began to witness the profound impact that effective HR management could have on an organization.