She’s in Tech

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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BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn’t a job working as…

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Leveling Up in Your Career Growth – She’s in tech 005

For this episode, Christina and Susan are joined by guest Amal Hussein. Here are some questions they discussed: What was your process for leveling up from the beginning to an engineering manager? What tips would you give people who are trying to go to the next level in their roles? How can managers and peers…

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BONUS: Continuing Your Learning Journey by Finding Mentors as an Influencer

Chuck outlines how he’s used his podcasts to find mentors to continue his learning journey over 12 years of podcasting. Some mentors have been long lived relationships while others have lasted only a few months or even days. This episode shares Chuck’s experience learning from the top people in the development community as a programmer…

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Unique roles of a developer – She’s in tech 004

For this episode, Dacey, Maria and Susan are joined by guest Maggie Appleton. Here are some topics they discussed: Being an artist Being a QA analyst Being a user advocate Developer relations Panel Dacey Nolan Maria Loza Stacy Devino Susan Ma Guest Maggie Appleton Sponsors Dev Heroes Accelerator Links Twitter: Maggie Appleton ( @Mappletons )…

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Advice Working in Open Source – She’s in Tech 003

For this episode, Maria, Stacy and Tracy are joined by guests Kim-Adeline Miguel & Deborah Kurata. Here are some topics they discussed: Good & bad experiences using community forms like StackOverflow & Redwood. Advice for beginners interested in contributing.  Better open source practices. The importance of well-detailed READMEs & the need for the community to…

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Workplace Conflicts + Resolutions – She’s in Tech 002

For this episode, Christina, Dacey and Susan are joined by guest Diana Rodriguez. Here are some topics they discussed: How have you overcome and/or resolved a workplace conflict? How would you navigate a conflict with your coworker? Your manager? Do you have advice for women who may be facing a similar conflict? Panel Christina Yu …

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Starting in the Field & Newbie Tips – She’s in Tech 001

Dacey Nolan, Tracy Lee, and Christina Yu introduce the “She’s in Tech” podcast and then walk through how they got into programming and technology. All three of the panelists are self taught engineers who came up through non-traditional routes. Dacey, Tracy, and Christian then offer tips for new developers to excel in their development careers…

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