She’s in Tech

Open-Source Contributions + Tips for Public Projects – She’s in Tech 011

For this episode, Dacey and Susan are joined by guest Katherine Peterson. Here are the questions they discussed: Tell us about your background and your journey into tech What motivated you to create your README generator project? What tips do you have for other Devs who are interested in open sourcing their projects? How did your…

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The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes – BONUS

Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that’s something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas. First, building skills. The most obvious type of skills you’ll need is technical skills….

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Standing Out in a Sea of Junior Developers & Finding your Learning Style – She’s in Tech 010

For this episode, Dacey, Susan, and Maria are joined by guest Star Richardson. Here are the questions they discussed: Talk about your background prior to coding – Are there skills in your previous field that helped you in your new career in coding? How do you recommend others to stand out amongst other junior devs?…

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Welcoming Underrepresented Groups to Tech – She’s in Tech 009

For this episode, Maria, Christina and Dacey are joined by guest Cecelia Martinez. Here are the topics they discussed: Transitioning from other careers in tech. Cecelia’s work with Women Who Code and Out in Tech, focused on helping underrepresented groups get into tech. Advice on how to speak at conferences on a topic that speakers…

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Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

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Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood

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BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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Community + Developer Relations – She’s in Tech 008

For this episode, Dacey and Susan are Joined by guest Corinna Luu. Here are some of the podcast questions that they discussed: Can you talk about your background and your current role? What would you define success in your role? What are some ways that people can get involved in the community to make a…

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BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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Building Communities – She’s in tech 007

For this episode, Maria and Tracy are joined by guest Kübra Zengin. Here are some topics they discussed: 3 tips to build a community Insecurities of running a community How to involve more females into the communities Utilizing community support for success How to be more involved in the community Building the GDG community Building…

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BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood’s Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now…

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What Makes A Career in Tech Successful – Beyond the Technical – She’s in tech 006

For this episode, Maria and Susan are joined by guest Lauren Cooney. Here are some questions they discussed: What makes a career in tech successful beyond the technical? Do you see unique needs that have surfaced now that most people are working remote? How do you define success for yourself and your team? (TIP: RCAAT…

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