46 min

Humans of IT Unlocked with Shona Bang Tech Unlocked

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"Your humanity is something that no piece of technology can ever replace." -Shona Bang
Shona is a Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft who leads the global Humans of IT Community where thousands of technologists around the world get to connect, learn from one another and develop the art of being amazing #HumansofIT. Whether it’s through sharpening their professional skills, finding tech mentors or gaining inspiration through the plethora of Tech for Good stories on the platform, Shona fosters a community that helps people be their best selves and learn to harness their tech superpowers for good. Having lived in three countries and spending the last seven years in various roles across Microsoft including crisis management, public relations, marketing, enterprise sales, and technical account management, Shona is a seasoned professional who is focused on helping make the tech industry a kinder, more inclusive place for all.
 
In this week’s episode, I chat with the amazing Shona Bang about the incredible work she does with the #HumansofIT community and why she is passionate about diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The Microsoft Humans of IT Community is a global platform where technologists who are passionate about leveraging their tech superpowers for good can come together to share ideas, be mentored and develop ways to solve some of our world's most pressing issues.
Episode Topics:
How to deal with imposter syndrome in tech Why you don’t have to be an expert to share your own lived experience  Why self-care is important for your career growth  The value of your humanity in a tech-driven era 3 tips for getting into tech Why it's critical to have a community in order to grow in your career in tech Why representation matters beyond D&I Connect with Shona :
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shonadelie/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/shonadelie?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
 
Join Humans of IT:
Microsoft Humans of IT Community: https://aka.ms/HumansofIT
Community Mentors App: https://aka.ms/communitymentors
Microsoft Ignite The Tour Dates: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ignite-the-tour/
Twitter (Microsoft Tech Community): @MSTCommunity
Microsoft AI Business School: https://aischool.microsoft.com/en-us/home
Project Tokyo: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/project/project-tokyo/
 
Connect with Grace:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GraceMacjones
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gracemacjones/
 
Follow the podcast:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/techunlockedpod
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/techunlockedpodcast/
LinkedIn: Tech Unlocked
Thank you so much for listening to this podcast! If you enjoyed listening to this episode, please leave a rating and review on iTunes. Use the hashtag #Techunlockedpodcast to ask questions. Have a tech-related question? Shoot me an email techunlockedpod@gmail.com 

 
"Your humanity is something that no piece of technology can ever replace." -Shona Bang
Shona is a Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft who leads the global Humans of IT Community where thousands of technologists around the world get to connect, learn from one another and develop the art of being amazing #HumansofIT. Whether it’s through sharpening their professional skills, finding tech mentors or gaining inspiration through the plethora of Tech for Good stories on the platform, Shona fosters a community that helps people be their best selves and learn to harness their tech superpowers for good. Having lived in three countries and spending the last seven years in various roles across Microsoft including crisis management, public relations, marketing, enterprise sales, and technical account management, Shona is a seasoned professional who is focused on helping make the tech industry a kinder, more inclusive place for all.
 
In this week’s episode, I chat with the amazing Shona Bang about the incredible work she does with the #HumansofIT community and why she is passionate about diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The Microsoft Humans of IT Community is a global platform where technologists who are passionate about leveraging their tech superpowers for good can come together to share ideas, be mentored and develop ways to solve some of our world's most pressing issues.
Episode Topics:
How to deal with imposter syndrome in tech Why you don’t have to be an expert to share your own lived experience  Why self-care is important for your career growth  The value of your humanity in a tech-driven era 3 tips for getting into tech Why it's critical to have a community in order to grow in your career in tech Why representation matters beyond D&I Connect with Shona :
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shonadelie/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/shonadelie?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
 
Join Humans of IT:
Microsoft Humans of IT Community: https://aka.ms/HumansofIT
Community Mentors App: https://aka.ms/communitymentors
Microsoft Ignite The Tour Dates: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ignite-the-tour/
Twitter (Microsoft Tech Community): @MSTCommunity
Microsoft AI Business School: https://aischool.microsoft.com/en-us/home
Project Tokyo: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/project/project-tokyo/
 
Connect with Grace:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GraceMacjones
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gracemacjones/
 
Follow the podcast:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/techunlockedpod
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/techunlockedpodcast/
LinkedIn: Tech Unlocked
Thank you so much for listening to this podcast! If you enjoyed listening to this episode, please leave a rating and review on iTunes. Use the hashtag #Techunlockedpodcast to ask questions. Have a tech-related question? Shoot me an email techunlockedpod@gmail.com 

46 min

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