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1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Temisan Iwere. I am a Computer Science graduate from the University of Toronto. I currently work as a Software Engineer at a digital consultancy - Publicis Sapient 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? I always wanted to be in tech even when I didn’t know what it was called....
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Kimberly Lane Clark. I support teachers, staff, and students in a K-12 school district of 7500 students. I provide support in blended learning strategies, Google tools, oversee the district’s credit recovery online program, On Ramp Dual Credit 1:1 program, Early College STEM High school 1:1, and oversee the district’s Google Education Suite. I also oversee the...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I’m Katharine Beaumont. I am a software developer turned Machine Learning / AI expert. At the moment I’m on extended maternity leave so I’m freelancing part time. I’m actually working on an interesting side project which is how to make a global tech conference carbon neutral, short of blindly offsetting carbon. I am the program lead for the Devoxx UK...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hi, I’m Stéphanie. I’m a foodie and tea lover who enjoys video games and bike rides in the city of Luxembourg (this is also where I live). I’m also a Lead UX (User eXperience) Designer for a consultant company. Which means that I got to different clients to help them build their design and UX strategy. I’ve worked with big corporate companies,...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Chanel Johnson, Program Specialist. I support K-12 Math , Science, Instructional tech and coaching, by writing lessons for our district, working directly with different stakeholders in the schools for personalized support and district initiatives 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? I will...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I am a Lead UI Engineer at Amobee, the world's leading independent advertising platform based in Silicon Valley. I have 20 years of overall experience and have leveraged my full-stack software engineering career over a wide range of industries including Cyber Security, Health Tech, Online Dating, Social Media, Higher Ed, and Government. As a Coding Evangelist and the Founder of Gurl...
You’ve probably heard about LinkedIn being a social network for professionals but, unlike Facebook, getting to grips with using it isn’t as easy as posting some holiday snaps for likes. With so much information out there, it can be difficult to know where to start, and many beginners get bogged down trying to primp their profile to perfection. George Khalife of Sampford Advisors recently posted his top tips for students...
You’ve heard the expression “career ladder” right? If you’re a girl in a predominately male profession, there’s something you can get to help you step up that ladder. Or, even a method of putting a foot on the first rung, as an early career move. Why not get a mentor? Why not get a mentor? Think about it. If you can communicate with someone further up the ladder, it brings all sorts of benefits. This...
5 Tips on Landing your First Job Whether you’re a girl with big dreams for her career or someone just beginning to think about what the future will bring, achieving your goals in the world of work isn’t something you have to do alone. Take a look at these five easy tips to get you started: 1. Think about what sort of job you actually want to do This might seem like an obvious one, but there’s no point in...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hiya! My name is Gwen Diagram, I'm Engineering Manager for Quality at Monzo Bank which is a super rad neobank. Monzo has only been around for a bit over 4 years but we've got three million customers already so it's a very fast paced, exciting place to work. I've been in tech for ten years, I started in IT Support and moved over to testing in 2011. I really love the role of tester,...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I consider myself a Jill of all trades, so I tend to lead with a quick intro: I’m a product-owning, design-thinking, code-writing, people person. Even quicker? I’m a Product Owner and Software Developer. As for my career, I spent nearly a decade coding for various companies, freelance projects, agencies, etc. before dabbling in the Design Thinking framework as a...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I’m Laurie Barth. I’m a software engineer who does a lot of technical blogging, speaking and teaching. I work as a consultant at Ten Mile Square Technologies and have a background in math. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? Nope! I studied mathematics and government in college. I...