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Tech is part of every modern industry, from finance to energy to hospitality. In the Girls in Tech Podcast, we discuss the ways tech is always evolving across every industry — while helping the world evolve too. Listen in, get inspired, and learn how you can use your skills to create the change you want to see in the world. Join our host, Teresa Truda, as she explores the evolution of tech through interviews with people developing solutions that are shaping our future.

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Tech is part of every modern industry, from finance to energy to hospitality. In the Girls in Tech Podcast, we discuss the ways tech is always evolving across every industry — while helping the world evolve too. Listen in, get inspired, and learn how you can use your skills to create the change you want to see in the world. Join our host, Teresa Truda, as she explores the evolution of tech through interviews with people developing solutions that are shaping our future.

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Episodes

Girls in Tech Podcast: Season 3, Episode 8 – Dalia Feldheim

4/23/2023
From leading within the trenches (quite literally) to taking charge from the top, Dalia Feldheim is the ultimate force for good and an exemplar of modern leadership. A Senior Executive with over 20 years of experience leading iconic and award-winning campaigns such as #LikeAGirl, Dalia has graced C-Suites and stages with an illustrious career that has empowered so many women to do the same — particularly from her passion for passion. Hear about: Why your first boss will have the biggest impact on your career. How our brains are wired to listen for negativity five times louder than positivity. Why you should focus on your strengths instead of your opportunities. The moment that Dalia realized that she was in the business of empowering women. Why the act of trying something new pushed her to get out of a toxic work environment. Connect with Dalia Feldheim: Connect on LinkedIn Website Instagram And for more inspiring conversations with women in tech, follow the Girls in Tech podcast and connect with us on our social channels: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook If this episode hit the right notes for you, please leave us a review.

Duration:00:37:11

Girls In Tech Podcast: Season 3, Episode 7- Dr Swatee Singh

3/22/2023
Meet Dr Swatee Singh, Chief Data and AI Officer at TIAA, and a big deal to the back-end of a Fortune 100 financial services company. Thanks to a rich and complex career journey across machine learning and data science, Dr Swatee’s guiding principles highlighted a pivotal question whenever an opportunity presented itself: Who would I be working with? A question that has influenced monumental moves in her life. Hear about: How a career starting in breast cancer research can transfer to techniques in machine learning and AI. Taking data within enterprises and turning it into revenue and business value. Why specialising in a skill isn’t limiting, but often transferable across multiple industries. What you can do in a room to make sure all voices are heard. This is a timely conversation if you’re ruminating on specialising in a niche area of tech, but also for anybody interested in how a leader actively makes room for more women at a table with up-and-comers waiting in the wings. Connect with Swatee Singh on LinkedIn And for more inspiring conversations with women in tech, follow the Girls in Tech podcast and connect with us on our social channels: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook If this episode hit the right notes for you, please leave us a review.

Duration:00:30:24

Girls in Tech Podcast - Season 3, Episode 6 Shelli Pavone

2/23/2023
Meet Shelli Pavone, CEO and Co-Founder of Inlightened, a MedTech company that leverages data and technology to connect diverse healthcare professionals and providers. She’s passionate about bringing greater diversity to the healthcare industry. In this episode, we delve into Shelli’s career journey, from pursuing psychology, to working in pharmaceutical sales, to building her own MedTech company – plus lessons learned along the way. Hear about: The importance of listening to feedback and building a thick skin so you can really take it onboard. Why we need more minorities involved in clinical trials, and more medical providers with diverse perspectives. The benefit of naivety when starting a business. The challenges of building a tech product from the ground up, and how you can overlook simple things like including an unsubscribe option! The importance of building a network and finding other people who work in STEM. This is a great episode to listen to if you’re starting out your career in STEM, or planning a career transition in the future. Our discussion with Shelli will give you some interesting points to mull over, while bolstering your confidence and love of innovation. Connect with Shelli Pavone: Connect on LinkedIn Follow on Twitter Visit the Inlightened website And if you’d like to hear more inspiring conversations with women in tech, be sure to follow the Girls in Tech podcast and connect with us on our social channels: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook If you loved this episode, please leave us a review and let us know!

Duration:00:25:38

Girls in Tech Podcast - Season 3, Episode 5 String Nguyen

1/24/2023
Meet String Nguyen, Founder and CEO of multi-million dollar NFT brand Chubbiverse. In this episode, we delve into String’s passion for creativity, community and (importantly) fried chicken. Having started her career working for fast food chain KFC, she’s happy to share how the allure of entrepreneurship led her to create NFTs and carve out a space in the Web3 space. Tune in for String’s top tips on creativity, productivity, finding your voice, overcoming imposter syndrome, and how to let your inner child direct your career path. Plus more! This is a great episode to listen to if you’re passionate about Web3, content creation, blockchain, and how to be authentic in your career. Connect with String Nguyen: Visit String’s websiteRead String’s blogFollow String on TwitterConnect with String on LinkedIn And if you’d like to hear more inspiring conversations with women in tech, be sure to follow the Girls in Tech podcast and connect with us on our social channels: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook If you loved this episode, please leave us a review and let us know!

Duration:00:18:10

Girls in Tech Podcast - Season 3, Episode 4 Marva Bailer

12/12/2022
Meet Marva Bailer, female tech leader, author, speaker and DEI advocate. She may have started her working life as an aerobics instructor, then moving into sales – but by never saying no, she’s worked her way into executive level positions in tech without holding an official degree in the field! In this episode, we delve into Marva’s passion for self-learning; her belief that your unique perspective is what makes you valuable; her incredible battle with breast cancer; and much more. Tune in for exciting details of Marva’s career, interspersed with useful advice for anyone starting out in tech. Connect with Marva Bailer: Visit Marva’s website Follow Marva on Instagram Follow Marva on Twitter Follow Marva on LinkedIn And if you’d like to hear more inspiring conversations with women in tech, be sure to follow the Girls in Tech podcast and connect with us on our social channels: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook If you loved this episode, please leave us a review and let us know!

Duration:00:22:36

Girls in Tech Podcast - Season 3, Episode 3 Brandi Riggins

11/27/2022
Meet Brandi Riggins, the Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Guidewire Software. Brandi manages 4,200 employees in over 26 countries while being a full time mom – so as you can imagine, organization and time management are at the core of her life. Learn how Brandi makes it all work, how she refuses to hide her kids from her colleagues, and how she’s forged a successful tech career as an African-American woman. Connect with Brandi Riggins: Follow Brandi on LinkedIn And if you’d like to hear more inspiring conversations with women in tech, be sure to follow the Girls in Tech podcast and connect with us on our social channels: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook If you loved this episode, please leave us a review and let us know!

Duration:00:33:40

Girls in Tech Podcast - Season 3, Episode 2 Sandy Carter

10/25/2022
Meet Sandy Carter: THE top female pioneer in the Web3 space. As the Senior Vice President and Channel Chief at Unstoppable Domains (with previous roles including General Manager at IBM, and Vice President at AWS), she’s the ideal woman to share her secrets to success, tips for managing a busy schedule, and passion for innovation in the tech space. Tune in for advice on pivoting careers; the power of failure; and why asking questions helps you do your job better. Connect with Sandy Carter: Check out Unstoppable Domains Follow Sandy on LinkedIn Follow Sandy on Twitter Follow Sandy on Medium And if you’d like to hear more inspiring conversations with women in tech, be sure to follow the Girls in Tech podcast and connect with us on our social channels: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook If you loved this episode, please leave us a review and let us know!

Duration:00:35:02

Girls in Tech Podcast - Season 3, Episode 1 Alyssa Carson

9/26/2022
Meet 21-year-old space enthusiast, undergraduate student, and aspiring astronaut Alyssa Carson. This busy lady studies astrobiology, flies aircraft, scuba dives, skydives, and presents talks around the world encouraging girls to pursue STEM careers. So how does she do it all? In this episode, we discuss time management; how to break down career milestones into smaller, more attainable tasks; trying different things before deciding on a specific direction or specialization; and much more. Plus, learn all about Alyssa’s dream to be one of the first humans on Mars – within the next decade! Connect with Alyssa Carson: Visit Alyssa’s websiteFollow Alyssa on InstagramFollow Alyssa on FacebookFollow Alyssa on TwitterFollow Alyssa on LinkedIn And if you’d like to hear more inspiring conversations with women in tech, be sure to follow the Girls in Tech podcast and connect with us on our social channels: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook If you loved this episode, please leave us a review and let us know!

Duration:00:16:21

Founder Journey: Funding, Community & Never Giving Up

4/18/2022
Rebecca Clyde is a public speaker, LatinX founder, and entrepreneur. She is the co-founder and CEO of Botco.ai, a company that helps healthcare providers improve their engagement with patients through a HIPAA-compliant, AI-powered chat solution. She is a highly-regarded marketing leader and public speaker who has received several accolades. In 2020, she was included in the List of Most Influential Women in Arizona, while she was named the “Most Admired Leader” by the Phoenix Business Journal in 2018. In addition to her work leading Botco.ai, Rebecca serves as Board Member for Mentors International, an organization that seeks to end generational poverty through mentoring and vocational training. Rebecca joins me today to share her journey as a woman of color in entrepreneurship and technology. She describes her beginnings in the tech industry and explains how communities like Girls in Tech allowed her to connect with her co-founder. She shares her vision for healthcare around the world and discusses how Botco.ai seeks to transform the way the healthcare industry serves consumers for the better. She also highlights the different challenges women face in venture capitalism and underscores the power of believing in your idea. “It’s all about creating a space where people can come together, collaborate, share ideas, and grow and mentor each other. That’s how the magic happens.” - Rebecca Clyde This week on Girls in Tech: Connect with Rebecca Clyde: aiai on LinkedInai on Instagramai on Facebookai on TwitterRebecca Clyde on LinkedIn Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify | iHeartRadio Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:33:31

Thinking Big for Small Businesses

4/11/2022
Girls in Tech board member Sandy Carter is a thought leader in technology market entry and the digital business revolution. She is Vice President of Public Sector Partners and Programs for Amazon Web Services, where she designs and evolves partner models to intensify partner innovation. In addition to her work at AWS, Sandy is an international keynote speaker and author who has written the best-selling books The New Language of Business, The New Language of Marketing, and Get Bold. Highly regarded as one of the most influential and powerful women in technology, Sandy has received various accolades, including the Franz Edelman Laureate for Analytics Innovation, and has been recognized as one of Forbes’ 2016 Digital Influencers and Onalytica’s Top 100 for Cloud and IoT. Sandy joins me today to highlight the power of expressing yourself and sharing your ideas to the world to change history. She reveals the skills people need to grow in the technology industry and discusses the power of curiosity and asking questions. She explains why women need to prepare for, spot, and seize growth opportunities and describes why women need to support each other. She also shares her journey as a changemaker in the tech industry and underscores the value of having people who support you in changing the world. “If you have all these ideas and don’t express them, you wouldn’t be able to change history. Finding your voice empowers you to create change.” - Sandy Carter This week on Girls in Tech: Resources Mentioned: The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs Connect with Sandy Carter: Sandy Carter Extreme Innovation: 3 Superpowers for Purpose and Profit Get Bold: Using Social Media to Create a New Type of Social Business The New Language of Marketing 2.0: How to Use ANGELS to Energize Your Market The New Language of Business: Soa & Web 2.0Sandy Carter on LinkedInSandy Carter on FacebookSandy Carter on Twitter Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:31:30

The Freelance Revolution

4/4/2022
Omayma Rashwan is the co-founder of tod-Z, a talent on-demand marketplace. As a freelancer, Omayma felt that she was being stifled by the competition and prejudice associated with the industry and teamed up with her husband and co-founder to revolutionize the freelance business. She believes that freelancers should have all the perks of full-time workers and feel liberated from the implicit bias associated with searching for talent in the online marketplace. Tod-Z strives to create a less pressurized, less stressful environment for freelancers that eliminates unconscious bias, using technology to level the playing field. Omayma joins me today to discuss how technology can be used as a powerful tool to remove implicit bias in business. We discuss the positive impact of COVID on the freelance world and why so many are migrating toward permanent remote work environments. Omayma explains the mission of tod-Z and how she was inspired to create a democratized freelance industry. She also offers valuable advice for those interested in becoming freelancers and shares what she believes are currently the most sought-after positions. “The more the organization, or the more the ecosystem for working independently is embraced, the more the freelancers will evolve.” - Omayma Rashwan This week on Girls in Tech: Connect with Omayma Rashwan: tod-Z Websitetod-Z on LinkedIntod-Z on FacebookOmayma Rashwan on LinkedIn Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify | iHeartRadio Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:29:31

Transforming Healthcare, Data Fluency + the COVID Factor

3/28/2022
Dr. Megan Greenfield has a Ph.D. in chemical and biological engineering with a background in biotech research. She is a Partner in Healthcare at McKinsey & Company, a global consulting firm, where she assists healthcare and tech companies in building strategies for revenue growth. In the past year, Megan has been a leader in helping private and public institutions navigate the COVID crisis by implementing accessibility to healthcare services and creating plans for economic recovery. Megan is a passionate advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion in the tech industry and was named a 2021 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Megan joins me today to discuss her role at McKinsey & Company and how she was influenced by her mother’s career as a pharmaceutical tech to pursue a career in science and healthcare. She shares insights into the world of data fluency, how to use it effectively and how it can affect your business strategies. She discusses the role of COVID in the healthcare industry and how telehealth has helped to create more equity in access. Megan breaks down mRNA vaccines, how they work and why they are such an exciting innovation for the future. She also shares her thoughts on the role of women in technology and her top advice for those hoping to break into the field. “Always try and find those people that can really support you and push you. Not just make it easy, but really give you the feedback you need to grow.” - Dr. Megan Greenfield This week on Girls in Tech: Connect with Dr. Megan Greenfield: McKinsey & Company WebsiteMcKinsey & Company on LinkedInMcKinsey & Company on FacebookMcKinsey & Company on TwitterMegan Greenfield on LinkedIn Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify | iHeartRadio Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:24:58

Smart Venues & the Evolution of Digital + Physical Worlds

3/21/2022
Marina Saint-Lary is the Chief Solution Officer for Globant, where she has worked in various roles over the past seventeen years. Marina began her career in technology exploring the multiple facets of software development. Her background shaped her ability to effectively communicate with team members from all technology development areas and create a cohesive and collaborative experience. At Globant, she leads teams to develop efficient and sustainable digital journeys for their clients and reinvent the way they connect to customers. Marina is a staunch advocate for women in STEM and works with Globant to create opportunities and remove barriers for those hoping to enter the tech arena. On today’s show, Marina and I discuss the future of smart arenas and the possible applications for that technology in everyday life. Marina shares her experience as a woman entering the tech world and why she believes it was invaluable for her to explore all the avenues in software development. She shares her experiences as a leader at Globant and why she’s excited about the possibilities for digital transformation through smart technology. We discuss the role of women in STEM and Marina shares some of the key things she thinks women should be doing to push and innovate the industry. Marina also offers insight into the role of loyalty in technology and why it is invaluable for companies offering a digital experience. “Smart venues are a lot of things. There’s a magic component to it. It’s participation, it’s data.” - Marina Saint-Lary This week on Girls in Tech: Connect with Marina Saint-Lary: Globant WebsiteGlobant on LinkedInGlobant on InstagramGlobant on FacebookGlobant on TwitterGlobant on YouTubeMarina Saint-Lary on LinkedIn Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify | iHeartRadio Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:31:40

Tech + Sports: Transforming Athletes, Fans + Metaverse

3/14/2022
Sandra Lopez is the VP for Intel Sports and Media. She began her career in the fashion industry, focusing on consumer and corporate marketing. Her experiences led her to the world of technology, where she was able to couple her love of sports with her passion for technology as an outreach and accessibility tool. At Intel, she leads a team that focuses on the future of technology as an immersive media experience for fans and users. In addition to her work at Intel, Sandra focuses on empowering and uplifting future women leaders in the tech industry. On today’s episode, Sandra and I discuss the future of technology in sports and its opportunity to be used in innovative ways. She shares her journey to the tech industry and why she’s so excited about new immersive experiences to create a more interactive and inclusive experience for sports fans. She details some of the ways she believes technology can break down economic barriers and create accessibility among users. Sandra also discusses her passion for empowering women in business and shares the most important steps you can take for career development. "Allow yourself to do something that you didn’t think you were going to do because, most likely, the universe is trying to send you in that direction." - Sandra Lopez This week on Girls in Tech: Resources Mentioned: The GIST Connect with Sandra Lopez: Sandra Lopez on LinkedInSandra Lopez on InstagramSandra Lopez on Twitter Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify | iHeartRadio Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:47:41

Grit, Hustle & Cafecito: Miami as an Emerging Tech City

3/7/2022
Christine Johnson is the Vice President of Innovation and Economic Development for the Miami-Dade Beacon Council. She has a passion for innovation economies and digital transformation and holds a BA from Notre Dame of Maryland University. Her work is focused on supporting the entrepreneurial landscape by fostering community growth through brokering relationships and leveraging resources. Christine has been involved in building and enhancing community ecosystems for more than ten years. She is the Strategic Advisor for Miami's Creative Industries initiatives and was selected as one of Miami's Most Influential and Powerful Black Professionals for 2020 by Legacy Magazine. Today, Christine shares how she is driving innovation and encouraging Miami’s thriving ecosystem through her work at the Miami-Dade Beacon Council. She reveals how her passion for creativity and exploration naturally led her to the technology industry and why making it happen and network power is essential. She highlights the tweet that started the tech revolution in Miami and how the city is attracting some of the biggest names in the tech world. We discuss what Miami-Dade County is doing within its cities to become some of the best Smart Cities in the country and how the unique combination of mindsets in Miami is driving innovation. We discuss how the tech boom is changing the culture and transforming the county’s workforce and which technology has created the most significant change. Christine also shares what the future holds for Miami and shares her advice for other leaders that want to become part of the Smart City Movement. “It’s that immigrant grit that really drives innovation here. There’s a different type of hustle combined with a unique twist of a balance. There’s a hustle, and there's time made for the cafecito.” - Christine Johnson This week on Girls in Tech: Resources Mentioned: Refresh MiamiTech Gateway Connect with Christine Johnson: Miami Dade Beacon CouncilMiami Dade Beacon Council on LinkedInMiami Dade Beacon Council on InstagramMiami Dade Beacon Council on FacebookMiami Dade Beacon Council on TwitterChristine Johnson on LinkedInChristine Johnson on Twitter Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:31:50

How EdTech Trends are Evolving

2/28/2022
Asha Choksi is the Vice President of Insights, Strategy, and Innovation at Pearson, one of the world’s leaders in providing high-quality learning experiences. Their goal is to improve the employability of individuals with the latest in education technology. As Vice President, Asha’s role is to head the company’s strategy and consumer research, portfolio management, and product marketing and innovation. She specializes in market research, quantitative research, customer insights, and management consulting. Before becoming Vice President, Asha served as Global Vice President for Market Research & Insights from 2016 to 2020. Asha joins me today to discuss how the EdTech industry can innovate beyond video meetings for remote learning needs and explains how the pandemic caught every sector by surprise, especially those in education. She shares why we will never truly go back to pre-Covid-19 learning models, but we’ll have more options for the needs of every individual. She discusses the college drop rates in 2020 and why community colleges were among those heavily affected. She describes how tech companies are expanding their reach towards education. Asha also shares actionable advice to those who want to be part of the EdTech industry and what goals they should pursue from the very beginning. “We need to invest in truly digital, immersive, consumer-grade experiences.” - Asha Choksi This week on Girls in Tech: Connect with Asha Choksi: PearsonPearson on LinkedInAsha Choksi on LinkedIn Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:30:07

Telling Better Stories with Data (+Authenticity)

2/21/2022
Asmirh Davis is the CSO and founding partner of Majority, a branding agency based in Atlanta, Georgia. Asmirh grew up in Tennessee, and from an early age, had a deep interest in learning and a keen talent for writing. As she entered the professional world, she found that her intellectual curiosity and interest in human behavior formed a natural route to communications. She has had a successful career in marketing and communications in the Atlanta area for over eighteen years. In 2021, she partnered with Ohmid Farhang, Jorge Hernandez and Shaquille O’Neal to form Majority, which she describes as “an agency for the culture.” Majority strives to represent its consumers by adhering to a diversity-led talent model and by using data to understand the changing landscape of consumer culture. Asmirh joins me today to discuss her journey to marketing and how being a black woman in the advertising industry has impacted her perspective and contributions. She shares the impact of data and how it can often lead to new and exciting marketing strategies. She discusses the importance of looking at the whole picture when analyzing data and why we should remove our own experiences and biases from the equation when creating a campaign. Asmirh also offers insight into what our changing cultural dynamic means for advertising and marketing and why it’s imperative for the industry to evolve with those changes. “With most brands and most projects, it just really comes down to understanding human behavior. And that is agnostic to what your own personal experiences are.” - Asmirh Davis This week on Girls in Tech: Connect with Asmirh Davis: Asmirh Davis WebsiteMajority WebsiteMajority on LinkedInMajority on InstagramMajority on TwitterAsmirh Davis on LinkedIn Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:35:32

How to Get a Kick*ss Job in Tech Right Now

2/14/2022
Carolyn Betts Fleming is the Founder and CEO of Betts Recruiting, an organization that helps innovative companies build a solid talent base. Specializing in recruiting for revenue-generating roles, Betts stands at the forefront of what’s happening in technology but is also at the helm of changing the future of staffing & recruiting. In addition to her work at Betts, Carolyn is devoted to leveraging her success for the good of many. She is a Pledger at Founders Pledge, which enables entrepreneurs and investors to give back to charity, and a Board Member at BUILD, a group that seeks to ignite the potential of under-resourced youth through entrepreneurship. Carolyn joins me today to discuss why 2021 is an excellent year of opportunity for women in technology. She reveals which technology jobs have the highest demand and explains how candidates can separate themselves from others, especially if they lack experience. She describes how COVID-19 impacted recruitment and how the jobs market is changing in 2021 in light of the “new normal.” She also highlights what customer success means and underscores why companies should be intentional when cultivating diversity & inclusion in their teams. “2021 is a great time if you’re thinking of making a move, especially for women. Companies are hiring, and they’re being intentional about the types of talent they bring in.” - Carolyn Betts Fleming This week on Girls in Tech: Connect with Carolyn Betts Fleming: Betts RecruitingBetts on LinkedInBetts on InstagramBetts on FacebookBetts on TwitterCarolyn Betts Fleming on LinkedInCarolyn Betts Fleming on Facebook Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:29:58

Thinking Big for Small Businesses

2/7/2022
Girls in Tech board member Sandy Carter is a thought leader in technology market entry and the digital business revolution. She is Vice President of Public Sector Partners and Programs for Amazon Web Services, where she designs and evolves partner models to intensify partner innovation. In addition to her work at AWS, Sandy is an international keynote speaker and author who has written the best-selling books The New Language of Business, The New Language of Marketing, and Get Bold. Highly regarded as one of the most influential and powerful women in technology, Sandy has received various accolades, including the Franz Edelman Laureate for Analytics Innovation, and has been recognized as one of Forbes’ 2016 Digital Influencers and Onalytica’s Top 100 for Cloud and IoT. Sandy joins me today to highlight the power of expressing yourself and sharing your ideas to the world to change history. She reveals the skills people need to grow in the technology industry and discusses the power of curiosity and asking questions. She explains why women need to prepare for, spot, and seize growth opportunities and describes why women need to support each other. She also shares her journey as a changemaker in the tech industry and underscores the value of having people who support you in changing the world. “If you have all these ideas and don’t express them, you wouldn’t be able to change history. Finding your voice empowers you to create change.” - Sandy Carter This week on Girls in Tech: Resources Mentioned: The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs Connect with Sandy Carter: Sandy Carter Extreme Innovation: 3 Superpowers for Purpose and Profit Get Bold: Using Social Media to Create a New Type of Social Business The New Language of Marketing 2.0: How to Use ANGELS to Energize Your Market The New Language of Business: Soa & Web 2.0Sandy Carter on LinkedInSandy Carter on FacebookSandy Carter on Twitter Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:29:32

Inclusion: From Trend to Cultural Shift

1/31/2022
Raquel Tamez is the Chief Inclusion & Engagement Officer at Charles River Associates, a leading global management consulting firm that provides expert services to law firms, legal departments, and government agencies. Before joining CRA in May 2021, Raquel served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, where she oversaw the largest strategic transformation in the organization’s 45-year history. With a Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law, Raquel has served as a Prosecutor for the Department of Labor and the Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel for SourceAmerica. Raquel joins me today to discuss turning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts from a trend into corporate culture. She explains why it’s important for leaders at the C-Suite to be committed to DEI and reveals the six characteristics of an inclusive leader. She discusses what it means to “mind the middle'' and why it’s important to consider current team members when fostering diversity in a company. Raquel also highlights the role of tech in increasing diversity in workplaces and society. “Ignite a cultural evolution where Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion isn’t just some initiative, but something truly integrated in the organization’s DNA.” - Raquel Tamez This week on Girls in Tech: Connect with Raquel Tamez: Charles River AssociatesCharles River Associates on LinkedInCharles River Associates on InstagramCharles River Associates on FacebookCharles River Associates on TwitterRaquel Tamez on LinkedIn Inspiring Girls in Tech...One Conversation at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Girls in Tech. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify | iHeartRadio Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help us reach more listeners, like you. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.

Duration:00:26:42