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A weekly conversation between two Software Engineers and guests from the tech industry! We explore how to thrive whilst navigating the tech space, lessons learned along the way, and encourage more people from diverse backgrounds to level up in their careers.
All show notes here: https://glowing-in-tech.notion.site/Glowing-in-Tech-Show-notes-f568e988a20b40c5bde611fa5e18e234

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A weekly conversation between two Software Engineers and guests from the tech industry! We explore how to thrive whilst navigating the tech space, lessons learned along the way, and encourage more people from diverse backgrounds to level up in their careers.
All show notes here: https://glowing-in-tech.notion.site/Glowing-in-Tech-Show-notes-f568e988a20b40c5bde611fa5e18e234

    Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE - Part 2: Tech burnout, Future of work, AI developments

    Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE - Part 2: Tech burnout, Future of work, AI developments

    Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE is a prodigy in every sense of the word. Aged 11, she was the youngest girl ever to pass A-level computing, and was just 20 years old when she received her Master’s Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Oxford.  

    She is the CEO of Stemettes, an award-winning social initiative dedicated to inspiring and promoting the next generation of young women in the STEM sectors. 

    In 2022 she released her new book She’s in CTRL a guidebook for women to take back tech.  

    In this episode of the Glowing in Tech podcast, she speaks about the future of work, the 4 day work week and her controversial tech tea take.   

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    • 24 min
    Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE - Part 1: How women can take CTRL in tech, empowering women & communities

    Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE - Part 1: How women can take CTRL in tech, empowering women & communities

    Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE is a prodigy in every sense of the word. Aged 11, she was the youngest girl ever to pass A-level computing, and was just 20 years old when she received her Master’s Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Oxford.  

    She is the CEO of Stemettes, an award-winning social initiative dedicated to inspiring and promoting the next generation of young women in the STEM sectors.

     In 2022 she released her new book She’s in CTRL a guidebook for women to take back tech.  

    In this episode of the Glowing in Tech podcast, she speaks about her journey into tech, her role in empowering women and helpful advice for those looking to thrive in their careers.   

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    • 17 min
    Renée - Part 2: Intro to Version Control, Git & Github, Black representation in tech & building community in tech

    Renée - Part 2: Intro to Version Control, Git & Github, Black representation in tech & building community in tech

    Renée-Louise Nzegbulem is a #SoftwareEngineer  @Beamery  . 

    Prior to this, Renée was a Mathematics Teacher after completing her Economics degree, and a year later took a leap of faith into the tech industry.  The serendipities of life landed Renée a fulfilling role at a scale up, as a software engineer. 

    She now specializes in #frontend development, building products for some of the biggest fortune 500 companies in the world.  

    She introduces us to version control, git & github PLUS, she spills the tech tea on the lack of representation in tech.   

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    Show notes with all resources mentioned:  https://rebel-budget-35b.notion.site/Episode-15-Ren-e-Louise-Part-1-Maths-Teacher-to-Software-Engineer-Code-First-Girls-Nanodegree--257d183834104be5b5d6c93ea02f01ea 

    Chapters: 00:00 Intro 00:26 Tech topic in 10, version control, git  @GitHub  07:45 Why is it important to have pull requests? 10:07 Tech Tea: Representation in tech 12:25 Building a tech community


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    • 23 min
    Renée - Part 1: Teacher to Software Engineer, CodeFirstGirls degree & BlackCodher Bootcamp

    Renée - Part 1: Teacher to Software Engineer, CodeFirstGirls degree & BlackCodher Bootcamp

    Renée-Louise Nzegbulem is a #SoftwareEngineer @Beamery . Prior to this, Renée was a Mathematics Teacher after completing her Economics degree, and a year later took a leap of faith into the tech industry.  The serendipities of life landed Renée a fulfilling role at a scale up, as a software engineer. 

    She now specialises in #frontend development, building products for some of the biggest fortune 500 companies in the world.  She talks us through her journey of switching from #teaching to #technology and how joining various communities with likeminded people helped her land an #engineering  role within a year, with no formal experience!  

    She completed both the @Code First Girls and @Black Codher @Coding Black Females #bootcamp at the same time!   

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    Show notes with timestamps and resources mentioned:  https://www.notion.so/glowing-in-tech/Episode-15-Ren-e-Louise-Part-1-Maths-Teacher-to-Software-Engineer-Code-First-Girls-Nanodegree--257d183834104be5b5d6c93ea02f01ea


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    • 16 min
    Tara Ojo - Part 2: Glorification of working in tech, github best practices

    Tara Ojo - Part 2: Glorification of working in tech, github best practices

    Tara is a #SoftwareEngineer at Google. She's a speaker, teacher and writer sharing tips and advice on career development in the tech industry.  

    Tara is a regular supporter of programmes and projects for black women and minorities by teaching them to code and mentoring them in their careers. She has worked as a STEM Ambassador inspiring children and young people, while volunteering at Code Clubs, giving career talks at school events and working with organisations such as Microsoft and the United Nations. 

     On this episode of the Glowing in #Tech podcast, her tech topic in ten is all about understanding #git and #versioncontrol then her controversial take is all about the glorification of working in tech.


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    • 28 min
    Tara Ojo - Part 1: Software Engineer at Google, MAANG technical interview preparation, junior to senior SWE journey

    Tara Ojo - Part 1: Software Engineer at Google, MAANG technical interview preparation, junior to senior SWE journey

    Tara is a Software Engineer at Google. She's a speaker, teacher and writer sharing tips and advice on career development in the tech industry.  

    Tara is a regular supporter of programmes and projects for black women and minorities by teaching them to code and mentoring them in their careers. She has worked as a STEM Ambassador inspiring children and young people, while volunteering at Code Clubs, giving career talks at school events and working with organisations such as Microsoft and the United Nations.  

    On this episode of the Glowing in Tech podcast, she shares how she progressed within her career as a Software Engineer and how she landed a role at the FAANG company Google.   

    Shownotes with timestamps, resources mentioned, and more info on Tara here: https://www.notion.so/Episode-13-Tara-Ojo-Part-1-58b2b0a072994b97a3cc7fe74189e735

    Stay up to date by following us on our socials:  

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    Instagram: @taraojo 

    Twitter: @tara_ojo 




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    • 23 min

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