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Highlighting achievements of women in technology and software development

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Highlighting achievements of women in technology and software development

    BONUS: How to do LARGE Volumes of HIGH Quality Work - While Spending Fewer Hours Working

    BONUS: How to do LARGE Volumes of HIGH Quality Work - While Spending Fewer Hours Working

     

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    Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time.





    He has read hundreds of books that have taught him the secrets to getting more done by getting into this state.





    He starts by telling us how he was passed over for a promotion at Qualcomm in favor of someone younger and less experienced and how that inspired him to figure out what the other guy was doing differently. He learned that he needed to get more done with the time he was spending on his projects.





    The trick? Deep Work!





    Deep Work is the ability to spend uninterrupted, focused time on a task to bend your entire mind toward the goal.





    Other developers call it "Flow" or "the Zone."





    Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time.





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    • 47 min
    Freelancing, Financing, and Starting your Tech Journey with Hiroko Nishimura - She's in Tech 022

    Freelancing, Financing, and Starting your Tech Journey with Hiroko Nishimura - She's in Tech 022

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    In today's episode, Susan is joined by guest Hiroko Nishimura Here are the questions they discussed:






    How has going into tech changed your life?Can you talk about your own process of being a "professional beginner" and what it took to succeed from starting as a beginner to where you are now?Do you think being a woman in tech has affected the opportunities that you've had?Do you have any tips for those who are interested in technical writing?





    Panel





    Susan Ma





    Guest





    Hiroko Nishimura





    Links





    Freelance Finance 101Intro to AWS for non-engineersLifestyle Writing. - hiroko.ioHiroko NishimuraHiroko - YouTubeLinkedIn: Hiroko NishimuraTwitter: Hiroko Nishimura ( @hirokonishimura )





    Picks





    Susan - LibbyHiroko- Estate Planning 101





    Contact Susan






    Twitter: Susan Ma ( @sukisupremo )

    Special Guest: Hiroko Nishimura.
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    • 45 min
    Networking, Virtual Coffee, & More with Bekah Hawrot Weigel - She's in Tech 021

    Networking, Virtual Coffee, & More with Bekah Hawrot Weigel - She's in Tech 021

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    In today's episode, Dacey and Maria are joined by guest Bekah Hawrot Weigel. Here are the questions they discussed:






    What is Virtual Coffee?How do you stay true to your code of conduct for Virtual Coffee?How to network? How important is it?Why did you make a career change?Discussion of documentation and onboarding





    Panel





    Dacey NolanMaria Loza





    Guest





    Bekah Hawrot Weigel





    Links





    Virtual Coffee Radical Candor





    Picks





    Bekah- Twitter: Nick Taylor ( @nickytonline )Bekah- nickytonline - TwitchBekah- VSCodeTipsDacey- ZenbivyMaria- Natural Himalayan Salt Lamp Hand Carved





    Contact Dacey






    Twitter: Dacey Nolan ( @dacey_nolan )





    Contact Maria






    Twitter: Maria Loza ( @this__maria )

    Special Guest: Bekah Hawrot Weigel.
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    • 40 min
    Finding the Right Company, and the Importance of Networking as a Woman in Tech - She's in Tech 020

    Finding the Right Company, and the Importance of Networking as a Woman in Tech - She's in Tech 020

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    In today's episode, Lyndsey and Dacey are joined by guest Deen Denno. Here are the questions they discussed:






    Tell us about your background and how you got into tech.What do you look for in a company when deciding if you want to work with them?How do you prepare for interviews?What sort of questions do you usually ask about a company during an interview?Are there any red flags you look out for during an interview with a company?What technologies do you currently work with at Hireology?How do you approach accessibility testing, are there any tools you like to use?Have you had mentors throughout your career and how did you go about seeking one out?How have you stayed motivated throughout your career?Do you have any advice for women who are wanting to get into the tech industry?





    Panel





    Dacey NolanLyndsey Browning





    Guest





    Deen Denno





    Links





    Twitter: Deen Denno ( @webdevdeen )





    Picks





    Dacey- 99designs Dacey- Online Interior Design with ModsyDeen- HygenLyndsey- Darknet Diaries





    Contact Dacey






    Twitter: Dacey Nolan ( @dacey_nolan )





    Contact Lyndsey






    Twitter: Lyndsey Browning ( @LBrowning86 )

    Special Guest: Deen Denno.
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    • 46 min
    How to get Involved in the Tech Community with Shruti Kapoor - She's in Tech 019

    How to get Involved in the Tech Community with Shruti Kapoor - She's in Tech 019

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    In this episode, co-hosts, Lindsay Wardell, Dacey Nolan, and Maria Loza, sit down with special guest, Shruti Kapoor, to talk about how to get more involved in the tech community! From writing blogs to speaking at conferences, learn about how to get started, and more.






    Panel





    Dacey NolanLindsay WardellMaria Loza





    Guest





    Shruti Kapoor





    Links





    Shruti Kapoor - TwitchShruti Kapoor - YouTubeTwitter: Shruti Kapoor ( shrutikapoor08 )





    Picks





    Dacey- Everlywell Food Sensitivity TestLindsay- SlinkityMaria- Bullet JournalingShruti- How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job 





    Contact Dacey






    Twitter: Dacey Nolan ( @dacey_nolan )





    Contact Lindsay:






    Software Engineer at This Dot Labs, co-host of Views on VueTwitter: Lindsay Wardell ( @lindsaykwardell )





    Contact Maria






    Twitter: Maria Loza ( @this__maria )

    Special Guest: Shruti Kapoor.
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    • 42 min
    "Choosing your Career Path: What Being a Senior Level Woman in Tech Means" with Suz Hinton - She's in Tech 018

    "Choosing your Career Path: What Being a Senior Level Woman in Tech Means" with Suz Hinton - She's in Tech 018

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    In today's episode, Lyndsey and Susan are joined by guest Suz Hinton. Here are the questions they discussed:






    Tell us a little bit about your background and how you got into the tech worldWhat is hardware hacking and how do you get interested in something like that?How do you go about building an audience for streaming live coding sessions on Twitch?What advice would you give to women in tech who want to teach others but might feel a bit nervous about starting out?You're a co-author of JavaScript Robotics: Building NodeBots. What was your experience like co-authoring a book? Was it born out of a mutual interest in Robotics?You created an open source library for controlling OLED screens. Can you tell us a little bit about it and some of the things you can do with it? How did you come up with the idea?Can you talk to us about some of the things you're working on at Stripe?Was it a natural transition for you to go into management? How were you able to balance between staying technical and coding, but also be in a leadership position for projects and your team?





    Panel





    Lyndsey BrowningSusan Ma





    Guest





    Suz Hinton





    Links





    ArduinoTwitter: Suz Hinton ( @noopkat )





    Picks





    Lyndsey- GitHub | shikha-16/Women-in-TechnologySusan- boost.devSuz- GitHub | awesome-selfhosted/awesome-selfhosted





    Contact Lyndsey






    Twitter: Lyndsey Browning ( @LBrowning86 )





    Contact Susan






    Twitter: Susan Ma ( @sukisupremo )

    Special Guest: Suz Hinton.
    Sponsored By:
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