She’s in Tech

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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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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