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Research shows that 56% of women leave the tech industry during the second decade of their career. Join us as we share our stories, create an environment where women can be successful, and teach each other the skills we need to stay and thrive in the tech industry. Join the hosts Jossie Haines (Platform Engineering Director at Tile), and Jordanna Kwok (Engineering Manager at Netflix) as they share their experiences in the tech industry, and interview others to share unique stories and skills around the challenges of keeping women in tech.

Research shows that 56% of women leave the tech industry during the second decade of their career. Join us as we share our stories, create an environment where women can be successful, and teach each other the skills we need to stay and thrive in the tech industry. Join the hosts Jossie Haines (Platform Engineering Director at Tile), and Jordanna Kwok (Engineering Manager at Netflix) as they share their experiences in the tech industry, and interview others to share unique stories and skills around the challenges of keeping women in tech.
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United States

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Research shows that 56% of women leave the tech industry during the second decade of their career. Join us as we share our stories, create an environment where women can be successful, and teach each other the skills we need to stay and thrive in the tech industry. Join the hosts Jossie Haines (Platform Engineering Director at Tile), and Jordanna Kwok (Engineering Manager at Netflix) as they share their experiences in the tech industry, and interview others to share unique stories and skills around the challenges of keeping women in tech.

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English


Episodes

Darlene Rouleaux on Momming in Tech

8/14/2019
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Jossie and Jordanna speak with Darlene Rouleaux (https://www.linkedin.com/in/darlenebanta/), UI/UX software engineer at Schneider Electric, as well as a mom of two young kids. Darlene shares the challenges of being a mom in tech, as well as her transition from individual contributor to manager and back. Other topics include: * How different the real world is from college * Transitioning back from parental leave * Promoting diversity at work * Being brave Check out the episode webpage for the...

Duration:00:18:53

Karen Catlin on Being Better Allies

6/5/2019
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In this inaugural podcast episode, Jossie and Jordanna speak with Karen Catlin, leadership coach and diversity advocate, about her start in the tech industry, the challenges of staying in the tech, and how to be better allies to women and other underrepresented groups. Other topics include: * Issues around diversity in hiring * The struggles of being the only woman in the room * Bias in the tech industry Check out the episode webpage for the full show transcript. Here are some additional...

Duration:00:31:46

Introducing the Retaining WIT Podcast

4/6/2019
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Research shows that 56% of women leave after 10 to 20 years in the tech industry. It’s been terrific to see the momentum around getting girls and women into tech, but how do we ensure that they find long term success in the industry? Join Jossie Haines, Platform Engineering Director at Tile, and Jordanna Kwok, Engineering Manager at Netflix as we share our stories and teach each other the skills to stay and thrive in the industry. On each episode, we invite a guest to talk to us about...

Duration:00:01:12