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Our mission is to reverse the trend of women leaving Tech in MY lifetime.We do this by: Eliminating unhelpful structural and personal barriers, Helping you find unshakeable confidence, clarity, and community, Helping you get the recognition, visibility, opportunity, and compensation you deserve, Accelerating your professional development - so you don't need to take 30 years!I'm your host, Karen Freeman Worstell, Founder of MOJO Maker for Women in Tech. Join our tribe as we share practices and tips to help you thrive in Big Tech.So if you are looking to make the most of your career in Tech, listen in. All Womxn and Allies welcome.Be well and #BeAnAlly!!

Our mission is to reverse the trend of women leaving Tech in MY lifetime.We do this by: Eliminating unhelpful structural and personal barriers, Helping you find unshakeable confidence, clarity, and community, Helping you get the recognition, visibility, opportunity, and compensation you deserve, Accelerating your professional development - so you don't need to take 30 years!I'm your host, Karen Freeman Worstell, Founder of MOJO Maker for Women in Tech. Join our tribe as we share practices and tips to help you thrive in Big Tech.So if you are looking to make the most of your career in Tech, listen in. All Womxn and Allies welcome.Be well and #BeAnAlly!!

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United States

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Our mission is to reverse the trend of women leaving Tech in MY lifetime.We do this by: Eliminating unhelpful structural and personal barriers, Helping you find unshakeable confidence, clarity, and community, Helping you get the recognition, visibility, opportunity, and compensation you deserve, Accelerating your professional development - so you don't need to take 30 years!I'm your host, Karen Freeman Worstell, Founder of MOJO Maker for Women in Tech. Join our tribe as we share practices and tips to help you thrive in Big Tech.So if you are looking to make the most of your career in Tech, listen in. All Womxn and Allies welcome.Be well and #BeAnAlly!!

Language:

English

Contact:

3033766465


Episodes

Hopeless to Hopeful: Responding to Grief at Work with Anne DeButte (S2E20)

6/4/2021
Episode S2E18: Show Notes. It is so easy to lose ourselves in grief, to feel like the heaviness will never lift. Known as a purveyor of hope, today’s guest started a podcast called Let’s Talk About Grief in 2018 when she discovered that many people viewed death and grief as negative and held little hope about life after grief. As a retired nurse and having studied Well Being Psychology at Yale and Positive Psychology at Penn State, Anne DeButte coaches individuals to move from hopeless to...

Duration:00:45:29

The Power of Belonging with WiCyS Executive Director Lynn Dohm (S2E19)

5/27/2021
Today’s guest on the MOJO Maker for Womxn in Tech Podcast is Lynn Dohm, the Executive Director of Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS). Join us as we discuss the upcoming WiCyS 2021 Conference in Colorado in September and what moving the needle looks like to improve representation and diversity in the cybersecurity industry. Lynn brings with her more than 20 years of organizational experience. She has successfully aligned businesses, nonprofits, and NSF-funded grants with their business goals and...

Duration:00:34:39

Connecting Love to Banking with Chelsea Kim (S2E18)

5/24/2021
A bank which has love at the core of its philosophy: it’s almost impossible to imagine, but our guest on today’s show, Chelsea Kim, has been an integral part of turning this concept into reality. Chelsea’s background in health education, and her drive to help others, ended up leading her into the FinTech world where, in November 2020, she co-founded BELLA. BELLA is a bank with a wonderful twist; giving back. In this episode, Chelsea explains how BELLA works, the challenges they have...

Duration:00:43:19

S2E17: The Imperfect Guide to Success with Bennie Fowler

5/3/2021
Episode S2E17: Show Notes. If you are a Broncos fan, today’s guest needs no introduction. From catching Peyton Manning’s last pass in Super Bowl 50 to being an unsigned free agent, running his football camp for young teens, writing a book, and coaching executives, Bennie Fowler is constantly on the top of his game and, in today’s episode, he shares his playbook for success for all humans, especially those in the tech sector. He began his career as an undrafted free agent, signed by the...

Duration:00:45:02

S2E14: The Critical Factor for Advancing in Cybersecurity with Jenna Waters

4/23/2021
Today’s guest believes that the tech industry is still a proverbial boy’s club. It is vital that we see more women, people of color, and nonbinary gender identities at the top. As a veteran with a background in national security and intelligence, Jenna Waters built the foundation of her career on a degree in information systems with a minor in cybersecurity, and served in threat intelligence for the US Navy, before eventually transitioning to the private sector. Today, she is a consultant...

Duration:00:49:13

S2E13: Creating a Path for Inclusion in STEM with Dr. Natoshia Anderson

4/15/2021
Inspiring Tomorrow’s Women and Minorities in STEM with Natoshia Anderson Episode S2E15: Show Notes. Growing up with a mechanic as a father, Natoshia Anderson was always interested in the inner workings of mechanics. When she learned that mechanical engineering was a profession, she began a journey into the world of STEM. Today, not only is she an award-winning Advocate, Educator, Strategist, Author, and Inspirational Speaker but she also holds a PhD. Natoshia is the host of the podcast...

Duration:00:49:30

S2E12: Promoting Minorities in Cybersecurity with Mary Chaney, Esq

4/8/2021
Episode S2E14: Show Notes. If you were looking for a candidate to head security for a major corporation, today’s guest should be on the top of your list. Technologist, attorney, former federal cybercrime investigator with the FBI, privacy leader, and the founder of a non-profit that assists Minorities in Cybersecurity, Mary Chaney Esq. is a professional who has always set the bar very high for herself! Her story of driving herself to the top of her field while overcoming challenges and bias...

Duration:00:44:57

S2E11: Burning out? Beat Silicon Valley-itis with Lisa Duerre of CTRL-ALT-DELETE

4/3/2021
Burnout is common in the tech world because of the constant push for innovation and the fast-paced nature of the industry. Former HR Professional Lisa Duerre spent over 25 years leading top Silicon Valley companies and experienced burnout herself. She now works as a burnout prevention and high-performance advisor for tech leaders. In this episode, Lisa talks about her tech journey and how imposter syndrome and a lack of boundaries contributed to her running herself into the ground. She...

Duration:00:44:56

S2E10: Need to convince someone of your idea? Use Story! with Pat Quinn

4/2/2021
More than ever, cybersecurity professionals need to communicate effectively, whether you’re talking to your team, at a conference, or to the board of directors. Here is a secret: when you learn to tell a story, that is when your presentations will generate real results. Today’s guest tells you why and shares some tips and tools to help you make your next presentation capture the board’s attention and get the results you need. Pat Quinn is a speech coach, professional consultant, and speaker....

Duration:00:41:43

S2E9: Messy Office? It is telling you something (and may be holding you back) with Star Hansen

3/18/2021
Clutter is stressful, but organizing doesn't have to be. Today’s guest is Star Hansen, a Certified Professional Organizer that helps her clients create systems and strategies to eliminate chaos, enabling them to focus on what is important and guiding them towards a state of organization and joy. In this episode, you’ll hear from Star as she explains how she looks at the truth beyond the surface, allowing your clutter to show you who you are. She shares what your clutter can say about you,...

Duration:00:43:58

S2E8: Growing Great Teams with the Power of Introverts with Joanna Rawbone

3/12/2021
Do you ever feel that your skills and talents as an introvert are overlooked by your boss or colleagues? Maybe you’ve spent time trying to be more outgoing in order to fit in, only to find it exhausting and unsustainable. Well, you’re not alone! What today’s guest calls the extraversion bias is a common phenomenon, and it’s costing businesses money. In this episode, Joanna Rawbone shares her advice for introverts who need to show up in order to contribute, be seen, or get promoted. Joanna...

Duration:00:43:35

S2E7: What Would it be Like to be a Fearless Leader? with Sandy Brown-Gledhill

3/5/2021
Sandy Gledhill is a Corporate Problem Solver who has dedicated her career to helping high-performing leaders unlock the secrets to even greater levels of success. Her years spent coaching executives, entrepreneurs, and influencers uncovered a secret that is harbored by many high achievers; the hidden fears that often restrict them to living smaller lives than those for which they were destined. Sandy was well-acquainted with this particular secret, as she too had perfected the art of...

Duration:00:45:06

S2E6: Almost Killed by Kindness with Lana Wolfe

2/28/2021
If you are a woman in tech and you’re getting unwanted attention from a colleague, what do you do? Do you set boundaries and stand up for yourself? Or do you file a complaint first? Since #metoo, we are all still navigating the confusing issue of inappropriate attention in the workplace but today’s guest, Lana Wolfe, became uniquely qualified to explore this topic after the man she tried to help nearly took her life. Following her near-fatal experience, as told in her book, Like a Moth to a...

Duration:00:38:08

S2E5: From Receptionist to Advertising CEO with Lynn Power

2/19/2021
After a hiring freeze straight out of college, Lynn Power couldn’t pursue her dream of joining the FBI. Instead, she got a job answering the phone at an advertising agency. This was only the beginning though, as Lynn accumulated the skills and experience needed to become the CEO of New York's largest and oldest advertising agency. In this episode, Lynn shares her journey with us, detailing her early years, time as a CEO, and what life has been like as her own boss. Lynn’s career, although...

Duration:00:51:14

S2E4: The Innovation Whisperer: Kristen Pinkston Knowles

2/12/2021
Here on the MOJO Maker for Womxn in Tech Podcast, you hear about all kinds of approaches for making a better workplace from the inside out. Today’s guest goes even further. Kristen Knowles believes that a better workplace grows through executives, who do the inner work of connecting deeply to their purpose, and she has the results to prove it. You might say that Kristen’s heart-centered work makes her the tech industry’s “innovation whisperer.” In this episode, she shares a bit more about...

Duration:00:50:11

S2E3: Climbing the Mountain to Save Yourself and Your Business with Tab Pierce

2/5/2021
It’s a beautiful thing when you overcome something; when you push through and climb that mountain that’s staring you straight in the face. Yet, the other side of your tough experience is beautiful, it is truly magnificent. On the show with us today, is a friend of many years, Tab Pierce. He is the CEO of Calibre Security Partners, a book author of Upsurge: Wreckage to Triumph, Rebuilding Your Personal and Business Life, and the Founder and CEO of Refiners. We will be talking about the...

Duration:00:35:58

S2E2: Diversity, Equity and Kindness Toward a More Secure Internet with Tanya Janca

1/29/2021
Making the internet a more secure place is a passion that runs deep for today’s guest. Tanya Janca, also known as She Hacks Purple, is the author of Alice and Bob Learn Application Security and the Founder and CEO of We Hack Purple, an online learning academy, community, and podcast that revolves around teaching everyone to create secure software. Tanya has been in the IT software development and security community for over 20 years and has won numerous awards. Tanya is a huge advocate for...

Duration:00:33:47

S2E1: With Confidence, Abundance and Networking...Yes, You CAN! with Aleta Jeffress

1/22/2021
The theory of abundance suggests that, if you align your thoughts and feelings with positivity and opportunity, you can begin attracting personal and material abundance in your own life. If you find yourself in a place where the role doesn’t feel right, the boss isn’t a good fit, or whatever it may look like, know that there is always another opportunity. You just need to get out and look for it. Our guest today is Aleta Jeffress. Aleta is the Vice President of Consulting Services for CGI....

Duration:00:46:17

Episode #25: The Student Becomes the Teacher with Kaylie Pykkonen

12/18/2020
Episode 25: Show Notes. It is no exaggeration to say that a great teacher can change a student’s life, but have you ever heard the phrase, “A great teacher learns from their students?” Karen had this experience over the past few months with her intern from the University of Colorado, who brought her energetic perspective as a Gen Z’er. Kaylie Pykkonen spent the last semester with the MOJO Maker for Women in Tech team and, in this episode, she shares some of the lessons she learned from her...

Duration:00:33:07

Episode #24: 'Tis the Season to be an Ally: MOJO Maker 4 WIT Winter Survival Guide

12/6/2020
To change things up a bit, this week we won’t be interviewing a guest on the show. Today, we are sharing some very special things with you, as well as some reflections as we move into the new season. After the year we have had, it is crazy to think that we are already approaching the end of the year - a traditional season of gifting. This year everything has been so incredibly different and it is hard to know, or to anticipate, what is coming. Even though the calendar says one thing, the...

Duration:00:30:11