Tech is part of every modern industry, from finance to energy to hospitality. In the Girls in Tech Podcast, we discuss the ways tech is always evolving across every industry — while helping the world evolve too. Listen in, get inspired, and learn how you can use your skills to create the change you want to see in the world.
Join host Zuzy Martin-Aly, as she explores this evolution through insightful interviews with diverse, experienced professionals who are making a difference.
How to Get a Kick*ss Job in Tech Right Now
Carolyn Betts Fleming joins me today to discuss why 2021 is an excellent year of opportunity for women in technology. She reveals which technology jobs have the highest demand and explains how candidates can separate themselves from others, especially if they lack experience. She describes how COVID-19 impacted recruitment and how the jobs market is changing in 2021 in light of the “new normal.”
The Data Division Story & Tech as a Tool for Inclusivity
Claudia Romo Edelman joins me today to discuss how machine learning bias can exacerbate social divides and how tech can foster inclusivity. She describes what data tell us about Latinx in America and discusses why social fragmentation is a serious problem. She explains how we can use technology to unite Latinx people in the U.S. and how we can make Hispanic Heritage Month matter more to people. She also highlights the importance of speaking and underscores how Latinas can discover the power of their voices.
Tal joins me today to discuss blockchain technology, its history, and its applications. She explains what makes blockchain so fascinating and describes its relationship with cryptocurrency. She discusses whether blockchain is secure or safe and how bitcoin drove its design. She shares how she entered the world of cryptography and explains what skills a person would need if they wished to enter the blockchain industry.
Your New Life: Reframe, Redesign, Empathize
Mona Patel joins me today to discuss the role of design thinking in transforming your life. She describes the power of asking “what if” and defines what design thinking means today. She shares the steps for using design thinking to redesign your life and reveals the different “excuse personas” that hinder us from transformation. She also discusses why empathy needs to be a business case before organizations can fully embrace it and highlights how we can cultivate empathy within ourselves.
Tech and the Anti-Aging Revolution
Madhavi Gavini joins me today to discuss revolutionizing and democratizing skincare and beauty. She explains how Droplette solves the inefficiencies of topical drug application and describes how it avoids the side effects of common skin treatments such as peels. She shares what inspired the creation of Droplette and her advice for women seeking other women co-founders.
From Childhood Dreams to 3D Realities
Jillian Northrup joins me today to discuss 3D printing and how it’s changing the world. She describes how she pivoted to 3D printing after working in creative design and explains the reasons she found it captivating. She discusses how she co-founded Model No. and how the company uses sustainable materials to manufacture furniture through digital fabrication.