getWITit is a podcast exploring through interviewing community leaders, community members and influential individuals that looks into the decline of women in the technology industry and informing the community by promoting awareness, address attrition, create opportunities for transition into tech and preparation of leadership. New episodes will be released on Mondays.
Conversing with AI
Today we are joined by Jennifer Etchegary, Founder of The ChatC Group with the mission of finding and vetting the best Emerging Technology vendors around the world and helping businesses procure and implement this rapidly evolving technology with confidence. Having started her career in finance and taking a detour into culinary school, Jennifer got involved with Conversational AI. This gave her a desire to combine that with her background in finance and start The ChatC Group.
On this episode we are joined by Lauren Glass, Senior Data Engineer at Instagram. While teaching at boot camps, she realized she had a knack for simplifying complicated topics. This led her to pursuing a passion project of publishing her Data Mastery series of prep books covering SQL, Python, and one she is currently writing on Product Analytics.
Writing in Tech - Literary, Not Code
Today we are taking on a different aspect of tech. We are joined by Joan Gelfand who is a Writer and Writing Coach. She lives in the capital of tech, San Francisco, and is also an award-winning poet. Her latest work and also her first novel is titled "Extreme" and is about a Silicon Valley extreme gaming startup. Hope and her ex-husband, Doug, are working together but there are nefarious forces going on behind the scenes. Learn about Joan's fascinating journey and her insight into tech.
A New Way to Connect
On this episode we have a tag team of guests! We are joined by Kevin Calloway, CTO at Muzik, and Sarah Heering, COO at Muzik. Muzik (https://muzikconnect.com/) specializes in wearable devices built for culture by culture. Its products empower you to create, share, and inspire. Their initial product is VISION which is the world's first camera headphone.
Kevin and Sarah explain the inspiration behind it and how Muzik will change the way we share our lives.
Real Estate Listings for Blogs
On this episode we have Chelsea Clarke of BlogsForSale.co. Chelsea has extensive experience in Content Marketing and used her expertise to create a real estate marketplace for blogs and websites. BlogsForSale.co is a boutique brokerage and marketplace of quality established blogs and online businesses for sale. Chelsea explains how she got the inspiration to start this business and tactics for marketers.
Live Video Made Easy
Today we have Ashley Wali, VP of Product at Discuss.io. Over the past year we have all learned how critical video has become to our work. Face to face has transitioned to online video-based discussions. And Discuss.io is positioned to fulfill that need. It is an all-in-one qualitative consumer conversation platform that helps you understand your consumers.
World Changing and Engaging
Elizabeth’s down to earth style is great. You feel like you are out with friends having a real life unscripted conversation. Her group is trying to change the face of technology, getting more women to be be a part of shaping this world.
Elizabeth is an example herself of fresh thought in IT, and I love the podcast.
Very exciting to see the positive change for women in the tech field!
Wow it’s great to hear change is coming!
The energy in this podcast is amazing - good to know people are as excited about change for women in tech as I am!