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Getting into software development without a background in maths or science

Anonymous, London - 1 day ago

Salam - I've been working as a social media manager since graduating uni 2 years ago but our whole department got laid off last w… (see more)

Faheem Patel Wa alaykum as Salaam! May Allah make it easy for you and increase you in your rizq. I've not personally done a coding bootcamp but know a… (see more)

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Posted in Indian + 2 other communities

What's so special about Roam for note-taking?

Anonymous, London - 1 day ago

Hi, I was wondering what you thought about Roam Research? How did you get an invite? Thanks

Faheem Patel So far so good! I really like it because it works quite close to how I naturally think and organise information in my brain. The whole thin… (see more)

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Was there anything you found really difficult in the beginning? Which resources would you recommend to ease into it?

Faheem Patel I've not had to go through this transition. I will say though calling myself a designer was incredibly difficult at the start, in fact I'v… (see more)

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Posted in Somali + 3 other communities

How would I go about making this site?

Male, 25, Boston - 3 days ago

Looking to maybe make a digital catalog of resources for the Somali diaspora. A list of blogs, businesses, organizations, etc.

Faheem Patel I don't know if you know how to code but even if you do the answer to your question will still vary depending on things like your goals, co… (see more)

1 point2 days ago
Posted in Somali + 2 other communities

If you could do it all again career-wise, what would you do differently?

Anonymous, London - 3 days ago

Hawa Mire I would forever be an artist - a writer, playwright and storyteller following in the footsteps of my beloved ayeeyos.

0 points3 days ago

Salaam! I am interested in further study in conflict studies/gender and I'm increasingly hesitant especially given the precarity … (see more)

Hawa Mire Any opporutnity to learn and grow is a bonus in my books. The university with its online learning isn't going to go away - its an entrenche… (see more)

1 point3 days ago
Posted in Somali + 2 other communities

Are there any professional organisations in Canada for somali women?

Anonymous - 4 days ago

I want to meet other somali professional women and exchange war stories, share experiences yadayada

Hawa Mire I don't know of any - but there's interest! Somali women are the backbone and the fire of the Somali diaspora in Canada and globally. And w…

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Hawa Mire 1. I never finished my Bachelors. 2. But I completed a Masters 3. I've been on a hiatus from the PhD. You have to really love what you are … (see more)

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I have this thing where if I'm taking a break from work whether it's in the evening or over the weekend, and I happen to read or … (see more)

Hawa Mire I never get anxiety - I have pure excitement. Critical and affirming content is so hard to find so I celebrate when I do. I used to feel an… (see more)

0 points3 days ago
Posted in Somali + 2 other communities

How to stay connected with my culture and roots?

Anonymous, London - 3 days ago

I'm 25 years old and I live in Michigan with my parents. Both of my parents are Somali but there's probs no other somalis in a 20… (see more)

Hawa Mire I grew up in Vancouver without a lot of Somalis either - Tips: Use social media (twitter/podcasts/youtube), read+Learn from elders/parents,… (see more)

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Hawa Mire I grew up in Vancouver without a lot of Somalis either - Tips: Use social media (twitter/podcasts/youtube), read+Learn from elders/parents,… (see more)

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