Fearless In Training

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The personal & professional blog behind Fearless In Training.

Going My Own Way

Deciding to embark fully on this journey was not a decision I took lightly. I am a planner at my very core, and making this leap of faith could not have happened without the encouragement of my friends, family, and the team at Fathom. This transition has been in the works for a few months now, and it could not have happened without the full support of these folks; I could not be more grateful. In particular, it has been Fathom’s willingness to let me to grow and flourish in my work, both inside and outside of the company, that has helped set me up to make such a seamless shift into this next chapter in my career.

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Madeline Reeves
Finding Fearless

After hearing that the experience of sexism and harassment in the workplace was so incredibly universal as the experience of working women, I’ve decided it’s time for women to share their stories, and I’m starting a podcast to help them do it on a wider scale. It isn’t just all going to be tales of workplace harassment, because frankly that would get a little depressed fairly quickly. We’ll also be talking about how these women have found incredible success in spite of the obstacles they’ve faced, and sharing their strategies for addressing and pushing back against a world that is complacent in accepting and allowing sexism to feel normal. Together, we can continue to spread the word and fight to change our culture into something better.

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Raise them up: Cultivating female leaders in tech

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion at my alma mater, University of Washington. The topic was centered around what it is like to be a “Woman in Tech”, and I was joined by fellow female panelists representing from Amazon, Adobe, and Tableau to speak to the University’s Undergraduate Women in Business club. The conversation involved prepared topics, as well as questions from the young women in the audience, and it proved to be one of the most valuable hours of my time I have spent in recent memory.

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Madeline Reeves