Julie talks about SheEO, the radical generosity approach, and alternative fund. She shares the experience of the ambitious venture SheEO has undertaken with the goal of funding 10,000 female-led ventures by 1 million women with 1 billion in funding by 2020. Producer&Host: Juliette Roy Audio Engineer: Peju Makun
Kathryn Brown is the founder of Scout Savvy, a diverse and inclusive recruiting app. Based in Portland, she talks about her journey as a female tech leader. https://www.scoutsavvy.co EP & Host: Juliette Bouquerel Roy Audio Engineer : Peju Makun
Eileen Brewer, Director of Enterprise Security Strategic Projects at Symantec talks about working with the U.S Department's TechWomen initiative mentoring girls and women from 20 different countries and what it taught her about changing one's mindset. She also speaks about the opportunity to increase more diversity in hiring practices and training managers about unconscious bias.
Abby Maldonado, the diversity and inclusion specialist at Pinterest shares best practices for creating change in the workplace. She reminds us there will always be a little hesitation, and that most people are uncomfortable with change. The trick, she tells us, is to reframe diversity as an asset within the business.
Antonio Williams, Sr. Director of Government and External Affairs at Comcast NBCUniversal, joins us to discuss the importance of outreach and engagement with the different communities and cultures that make up their customer base. He points to how your workforce needs to reflect the cultures that it serves and that only a diverse slate of candidates can fulfill on that promise.
Sarah Clatterbuck, Director of Engineering at LinkedIn, oversees client facing technology and the product accessibility team. Listen in as she talks about the value and expediency of building product with a diverse team, and that newer talent joining tech companies are very interested in assistive technologies. She touches on how company culture is evolving, introducing accessibility earlier in the product life cycle and looking at your product through a global lens.
Maica Gil, co-founder at San Francisco International Women Entrepreneurs Forum, is an international voice for empowering and educating women entrepreneurs. She shares her perspective on what it means to hire women in tech and how women should not change the nature of what they bring to the table. She offers advice and insight around three recurring themes: lack of visibility, funding, and resources for women entrepreneurs. http://sfwomentrepreneurs.com/
"Tech Inclusion: Melinda Briana Epler and Wayne Sutton introduce an in-depth video series and set of guides on how to build inclusive technology hubs." Host & Producer: Juliette Roy Audio Producer: Peju Makun
Son Kim, an expert in assistive technology, touches on the nuances around accessibility in tech. He explains how visually imparied engineers or designers are able to create solutions that serve a wider audience as a result of their direct experience around usability. This thoughtful episode covers ADA compliance, focusing on abilities, not disabilities, and navigating a path to success. Producer: Juliette Roy Audio Producer: Jasmin Mara