The Thriving in Technology (TinT) podcast focuses on the lives and careers of women in the technology field. It shares real stories told by real people to entertain, teach, inspire, and support this community. Our guests are encouraged to recount work and life challenges including what went well and not-so-well, tips and tricks for getting the most out of the day, lessons learned, etc. Events, industry news and predictions, social media trends – nothing is off limits.
Episode 26: Grace Hopper Celebration 2020 - Sitting down with NetApp Scholars
In this episode, we sit down with NetApp Scholars--young women selected to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration, held virtually in October 2020. NetApp's Autymn Harris joins us along with scholars: Bhoomi Kalpesh Patel, Bhagyashri Gundal, Janani Krishna
Episode 25: The Speaker Journey for the Grace Hopper Celebration 2020
In this episode, we chat with Mercedes Adams, MJ Schmitt, Kim Weller, and Phoebe Goh about creating presentations for the Grace Hopper Celebration, including the journey to acceptance along with the community of support developed along the way.
Episode 24: Having Difficult Conversations that Matter
Special thanks to Karen Lopez (@datachick) and Kirsten Nelson (@kirstennelson1) who submitted questions for this episode!
Influential social media voices mentioned in this episode:
Emmanuel Acho. (@EmmanuelAcho) He's a retired NFL player and ESPN, and an analyst. And he's got a masters in sports psychology, and you may have seen his video series, uncomfortable conversations with a black man, incredibly informative. (https://uncomfortableconvos.com)
Ibram Kendi (@DrIbram) He is the director of the center for anti-racist research at Boston University. Author #1 NYT Bestsellers #AntiracistBaby, #Stamped & #HowToBeAnAntiracist. https://www.ibramxkendi.com/
Michelle Silverthorne (@inwithmichelle) Diversity Consultant. TEDx Speaker. Immigrant. Millennial. Author. Founder+CEO | Inclusion Nation, https://michellesilverthorn.com
Kimberly Jones (@KimLatriceJones) NAACP Image Award Nominated Author of The NY Times Bestseller I'm Not Dying With You Tonight. https://www.kimjoneswrites.com/
Special Guests: Mercedes Adams and Nadine Cummings.
Episode 23: What's in your pocketbook? Tools that help us cope in uncertain times
We are pleased to welcome our guest Nadine Cummings, as we talk about what's in our pocketbook--the tools we all use to help us cope with the uncertainty we feel in these unprecedented days. In this episode we'll cover the tools that we use--from support groups, keeping a journal, mantras and changed mindsets that allow us to grow and thrive in this new season of change.
Special Guest: Nadine Cummings.
Episode 22: Our New Normal--Working from Home
We sit down with some folks--Mercedes Adams, Chris Olsen and Matt Underhill--all three new to full-time remote work-from-home. We've learned a few things along the way--including hacking your home for the office, emotional highs and lows of a new "normal" along with some predictions for what new norms we to expect when we return to the office.
Special Guests: Chris Olsen, Matthew Underhill, and Mercedes Adams.
Episode 21: Get into the Mentor Circle with Rachelle Helton
We sit down with NetApp's Rachelle Helton, to discuss how to allow your contacts to become your mentors, how to grow your networking skills. No matter what stage you are in your career, these skills will help you feel empowered to engage your network and master your own future.
Special Guest: Rachelle Helton.