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Queens of Tech is a podcast series about workplace role models – 60+ questions around 30 min with female tech influencers about their journey into STEM.
How can we build companies that reflect the society we operate in, so we succeed in recruiting young girls to start working with IT and technology? How can companies internally work with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) to make women feel safe and valued? How can investors integrate DE&I into their investment and ownership decisions? How you can become a female tech role model in your company to drive change?
A podcast by Jasmine Moradi
www.queensof.tech

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Queens of Tech is a podcast series about workplace role models – 60+ questions around 30 min with female tech influencers about their journey into STEM.
How can we build companies that reflect the society we operate in, so we succeed in recruiting young girls to start working with IT and technology? How can companies internally work with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) to make women feel safe and valued? How can investors integrate DE&I into their investment and ownership decisions? How you can become a female tech role model in your company to drive change?
A podcast by Jasmine Moradi
www.queensof.tech

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    7. Ramune Bartuskaite - CEO & Founder at Spec Matters

    7. Ramune Bartuskaite - CEO & Founder at Spec Matters

    Ramune Bartuskaite is the CEO and Founder of a tech advocacy platform called Spec Matters whose mission is to empower the building industry to write healthier specifications and make better material selections—because these decisions matter. Architects, interior designers, and developers are making material selections every day without knowing the impact on human health and the environment. Spec Matters is a free website and newsletter solving this problem by providing a hub of accessible healthy building information. 
    Ramune is an architect at FIFTEEN Architecture + Design in Philadelphia—a practice driven by the desire to affect positive change. FIFTEEN is committed to delivering a new model for the practice, improving client experience and project delivery through smart partnerships and new processes. As a healthy building advocate who has developed expertise in navigating the many resources and tools available for designing healthier buildings, Ramune’s insights result in spaces that enhance the well-being of the many building users and occupants served by FIFTEEN. 
    Ramune is a Lithuanian immigrant and a first-generation graduate. She holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a Marketing Minor from Miami University, and a Certificate in Healthier Materials and Sustainable Building from Parsons School of Design. She’s a recipient of the Alpha Rho Chi Medal for leadership, willing service, and promise of professional

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    • 25 min
    6. Liliya Lavitas​ - Data Scientist Manager​ at Twitter

    6. Liliya Lavitas​ - Data Scientist Manager​ at Twitter

    Liliya graduated in 2011 from Moscow State University (Russia) with a degree in Applied Math and Computer Science and in 2017 from Boston University with a Ph.D. in Statistics. Upon graduation, she joined Amazon’s Alexa team as a Data Scientist within the Alexa Machine Learning department. She spent two years at Amazon working on the internalization of Alexa devices as well as NLU models. She then joined Tripadvisor as a Senior Data Scientist in their Hotels’ recommender system team. In 2020 she joined Twitter where she manages a Content Health Data Science team. She has 10+ years of professional experience, strong academic background and passion for solving business problems using data. Presenter at NeurIPS, public speaker and mentor.
    Lilya is married with 2 daughters: 6 years old Sophia and 4 years old Nellie.

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    • 20 min
    5. Melanie Yencken - UX Director at Google

    5. Melanie Yencken - UX Director at Google

    Melanie is UX Director in the Google Search Team. In her past roles, she has built and led UX teams globally at Startups, Schibsted and eBay. Melanie previously founded Rise Network (Prev: LondonTechLadies) a women’s network providing events on soft skill development, striving to develop and inspire women to move up the career ladder and create more gender diversity in the upper levels of management.
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    • 48 min
    4. Anna Loparev​ - Senior UX Researcher ​at New Relic

    4. Anna Loparev​ - Senior UX Researcher ​at New Relic

    Anna Loparev is a senior UX researcher at New Relic with over 10 years of experience in both academia and industry. Over the years, she’s built cross-departmental coalitions, developed ResearchOps processes, and informed the design and strategic direction of over 10 products at various stages of development. Her analytical inclination, academic curiosity, and drive for impact help her make informed decisions on research methodologies and content, while her knowledge of programming and experience in game design help her connect with cross-functional teams.
    Anna holds a Bachelors from Wellesley College and a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction from the University of Rochester. She is an active member of the UX research community, running daily mentorship coffee chats to guide junior researchers and co-hosting the XInsighters bi-weekly UX research discussion group.

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    • 38 min
    3. Claudia Rademaker- Co-founder, VP & CMO at Dugga

    3. Claudia Rademaker- Co-founder, VP & CMO at Dugga

    Claudia Rademaker is Vice President, CMO, and Co-founder of Dugga, a research-based digital assessment platform. Claudia has worked internationally with start-ups, scale-ups, and international business development in various industries. She has worked as Asst. Professor, researcher, and lecturer at Stockholm University and Stockholm School of Economics. Her doctoral thesis was conducted at the Center for Media and Economic Psychology, Stockholm School of Economics. For her research, Claudia has been awarded the prestigious Wallander stipend from the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation, Handelsbanken.
    In 2020, her company Dugga won the Microsoft Global Partner of the Year Award in Education. Within 12 months Dugga grew from having users in two countries to users in more than 120 countries worldwide. After nomination, Claudia was selected to the first cohort of most promising female founders in Edtech by the Female Edtech Fellowship (FEF). As an active member of FEF, she is always ready to help others to scale and solve business issues.

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    • 28 min
    2. Clémentine Plati - Machine Learning Researcher at Twitter

    2. Clémentine Plati - Machine Learning Researcher at Twitter

    Clementine is a Machine Learning Researcher at Twitter. From within their RecSys Lab, she works on developing the next generation of recommender systems, as well as consults to product teams across the company to help them unlock the full potential of their data by applying the latest Machine Learning techniques. Prior to joining Twitter, Clementine spent three years at Tripadvisor refining the models they use to automate the company’s online marketing strategies.
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    • 31 min

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