The Women Talk Tech Podcast is not just another business podcast. Each episode is a new story of a woman who has had to overcome challenges and biases in order to be successful in a tech career. It discusses the hard topics and brings to light the current challenges women are facing today.
Crossing the Line - How Inclusion Requires Organizational Courage with Julia Satov
On this week’s episode of Women Talk Tech, we are joined by Julia Satov. Julia is an internationally published author in the International Journal of Diversity in Education, and has publications in the Huffington Post and Chief Learning Officer. Julia shares her insight on fostering an environment of diversity in the tech sector, as well as creating permanent seats for diversity and inclusion workers at the business decision table.
From Zero to Startup with Riya Karumanchi
This week’s guest is Riya Karumanchi, a 17-year-old high school student from Burlington, Ontario. Riya is an entrepreneur and CEO of SmartCane and is extremely passionate about harnessing technology to better people’s lives.
Riya shares her insight into overcoming the obstacles of being a young woman in tech, how women and girls can become engaged in technology at a younger age, and what direction tech companies should go, in order to become more welcoming to women in the industry.
A Case of the Tech Scaries with Nicole Ooi
This week’s guest is Nicole Ooi, a fourth-year computer engineering student at Queen’s University, and the Internal Vice-President of Queen’s WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering).
Nicole shares how she came down with a case of what she calls, the “tech scaries” and addresses the disconnect happening in high school between young girls and the possibility of a career in tech.
Using Social Media For Good with Marley Melbourne
To kick off the Women Talk Tech mini-series, "A Salute to Young Women in Tech", Marie sits down with Marley Melbourne, a high school student and founder of "Casual", an online art collective and culture zine.
Tune in to hear Marley talk about teenagers and social media use, as well as how the marketing sector can do more to engage with young women.
Being Resilient Today with Jaime Chambron
In this episode of Women Talk Tech, we are joined by Jaime Chambron, CEO and Founder of Impact Oceans and the Career Agility System. She shares her journey with us of how she entered the tech sector and pivoted her career to focus on helping both men and women be resilient and gain agility in their unique career paths, and how companies can create an environment to encourage and nurture growth.
The Importance of Diversity in the New Tech World with Janet Lin
In this episode of Women Talk Tech, our guest is Janet Lin, Senior Director of Customer Engagement Technology at Loblaw Companies Limited. She talks about her journey coming to Canada to pursue a career in tech and the challenges she faced, along with the importance of diversity - in all aspects - as we embark on the new age of technology.