106 episodes

Did you know that women are building spacecraft for Mars, designing augmented reality-enhanced contact lenses, creating apps that turn your hormones into a superpower, and using AI to help you make smarter investments? Join Sue Robinson and Vanessa Alava for fascinating conversations with forward-thinking Women & Girls in Emerging Technology, XR, AI, and Futurism. We "get real" about life, careers, breaking down barriers, and using transformative science and technology to shape our world & our future - for good!

We Get Real AF Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Did you know that women are building spacecraft for Mars, designing augmented reality-enhanced contact lenses, creating apps that turn your hormones into a superpower, and using AI to help you make smarter investments? Join Sue Robinson and Vanessa Alava for fascinating conversations with forward-thinking Women & Girls in Emerging Technology, XR, AI, and Futurism. We "get real" about life, careers, breaking down barriers, and using transformative science and technology to shape our world & our future - for good!

    Ep 105: Profesh Sesh: Job Search Burnout and No Offer in Sight...What now?

    Ep 105: Profesh Sesh: Job Search Burnout and No Offer in Sight...What now?

    Vanessa, Sue, & Alisa talk about what to do if you've hit a wall in your job search and can't seem to get an offer.

    Find Alisa Walters Online:
    LinkedIn

    We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:
    Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson
    Vanessa Alava
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter
    Sue Robinson
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter 
    Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  
    Instagram  Website

    Technical Director: Mitchell Machado
    LinkedIn Reset Gaming
    Audio Music Track Title: Beatles Unite
    Artist: Rachel K. Collier
    YouTube Channel Instagram Website
    Intro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica Horta
    LinkedIn
    Cover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore 
    Unsplash 
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    Support the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)

    • 28 min
    Ep 104: Blockchain for Beginners with Lynne Marlor, Boston Blockchain Association

    Ep 104: Blockchain for Beginners with Lynne Marlor, Boston Blockchain Association

    Learn the basics of blockchain and cryptocurrency - and why it matters to you (hint: you'll own and manage all your own financial and health records  using this technology in the not-too-distant future!)

    Find Lynne Marlor online:
    LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/lynne-marlor-23a741a/

    Find the Boston Blockchain Association  online:  https://bostonblockchainassociation.com/
    Referenced:

    Blockchain Revolution Book on Amazon 
    https://www.amazon.com/Blockchain-Revolution-Technology-Cryptocurrencies-Changing/dp/1101980141/ref=asc_df_1101980141/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312025907421&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=4037746568248229523&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9060439&hvtargid=pla-529772902237&psc=1

    Gary Gensler on Twitter  https://twitter.com/GaryGensler
    Hester Pierce on Twitter  https://twitter.com/hesterpeirce?lang=en

    DeFi Dad on Twitter  https://twitter.com/DeFi_Dad?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

    We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:
    Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson
    Vanessa Alava
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter
    Sue Robinson
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter 
    Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  
    Instagram    Website

    Technical Director: Mitchell Machado
    LinkedIn   Reset Gaming
    Audio Music Track Title: Beatles Unite
    Artist: Rachel K. Collier
    YouTube Channel Instagram Website
    Intro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica Horta
    LinkedIn
    Cover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore 
    Unsplash 


    Support the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)

    • 57 min
    Ep 103: Profesh Sesh: Got a Better Offer? How to Turn Down a Job After Accepting it

    Ep 103: Profesh Sesh: Got a Better Offer? How to Turn Down a Job After Accepting it

    Find Alisa Walters Online:
    LinkedIn

    We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:
    Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson
    Vanessa Alava
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter
    Sue Robinson
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter 
    Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  
    Instagram  Website

    Technical Director: Mitchell Machado
    LinkedIn Reset Gaming
    Audio Music Track Title: Beatles Unite
    Artist: Rachel K. Collier
    YouTube Channel Instagram Website
    Intro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica Horta
    LinkedIn
    Cover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore 
    Unsplash 
    We Get Real AF Podcast Online
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    Support the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
    Support the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)

    • 14 min
    Ep 102: Tech Talk with Vanessa & Sue (Walmart & Cryptocurrency, UN Projections on Prenatal Gender Selection & Global Female Population, IOS Flicktype Keyboard Discontinued, China's Latest AI Influencer, NASA's Simulated Martian Habitat Mission Needs You

    Ep 102: Tech Talk with Vanessa & Sue (Walmart & Cryptocurrency, UN Projections on Prenatal Gender Selection & Global Female Population, IOS Flicktype Keyboard Discontinued, China's Latest AI Influencer, NASA's Simulated Martian Habitat Mission Needs You

    Vanessa and Sue round up some recent attention-grabbing headlines in the world of science and tech.

    Referenced:

    https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/16/22627111/walmart-cryptocurrency-payments-hire-amazon

    https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/preference-for-sons-could-lead-to-4-7-m-missing-female-births

    https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/16/22627515/flicktype-ios-keyboard-discontinued-blind-visually-impaired

    https://www.insider.com/chinas-flawless-ai-influencers-the-hot-new-queens-of-advertising-2021-8

    https://www.businessinsider.com/nasa-mars-martian-habitat-icon-3d-printed-space-texas-2021-8#this-is-the-highest-fidelity-simulated-habitat-ever-constructed-by-humans-said-jason-ballard-co-founder-and-ceo-of-icon-10

    We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:

    Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson
    Vanessa Alava
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter
    Sue Robinson
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter 
    Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  
    Instagram  Website

    Technical Director: Mitchell Machado
    LinkedIn Reset Gaming
    Audio Music Track Title: Beatles Unite
    Artist: Rachel K. Collier
    YouTube Channel Instagram Website
    Intro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica Horta
    LinkedIn
    Cover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore 
    Unsplash 
    We Get Real AF Podcast Online
    InstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsite


    Support the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)

    • 25 min
    Ep 101: Profesh Sesh: Career Growth While Working Remote

    Ep 101: Profesh Sesh: Career Growth While Working Remote

    Vanessa, Sue, & Alisa talk about how to grow in your career while working remotely.

    Find Alisa Walters Online:
    LinkedIn

    We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:
    Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson
    Vanessa Alava
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter
    Sue Robinson
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter 
    Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  
    Instagram  Website

    Technical Director: Mitchell Machado
    LinkedIn Reset Gaming
    Audio Music Track Title: Beatles Unite
    Artist: Rachel K. Collier
    YouTube Channel Instagram Website
    Intro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica Horta
    LinkedIn
    Cover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore 
    Unsplash 
    We Get Real AF Podcast Online
    InstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsite
    Support the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)

    • 23 min
    Ep 100: How Liquid Biopsy Holds Promise for Early Detection of Breast Cancer with Marty Keiser & Liz Cormier-May, Mammogen, Inc.

    Ep 100: How Liquid Biopsy Holds Promise for Early Detection of Breast Cancer with Marty Keiser & Liz Cormier-May, Mammogen, Inc.

    Woman-led Mammogen Inc. is looking for breast cancers in a whole new way:  using liquid biopsy to detect cancers far earlier, for more women, and with greater accuracy than traditional mammograms.  They're also passionate about building a community to support women well beyond their initial diagnosis.  A special look at the promising future for earlier breast cancer detection, in recognition of  Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

    Find Mammogen Inc. online:  https://www.mammogen.bio/

    Find IV Bio Holdings online:  https://www.ivbh.studio/
    Marty Keiser on LinkedIn
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/marty-keiser-29181b4/

    Liz Cormier-May on LinkedIn
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-cormier-may-b02a2272/



    We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:
    Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson
    Vanessa Alava
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter
    Sue Robinson
    LinkedIn Instagram Twitter 
    Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  
    Instagram    Website

    Technical Director: Mitchell Machado
    LinkedIn   Reset Gaming
    Audio Music Track Title: Beatles Unite
    Artist: Rachel K. Collier
    YouTube Channel Instagram Website
    Intro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica Horta
    LinkedIn
    Cover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore 
    Unsplash 
    We Get Real AF Podcast Online
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    The We Get Real AF Podcast is a production of MicDrop Creative, telling stories that uplift, inspire and empower women worldwide.  www.micdropcreative.com
    Support the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Letty Beth ,

Flo IS in the Know!

Flo’s short weekly update about science and tech is the best! Outer space and the brain? Yes please! Thanks WGRAF!

luvmytennis ,

Sharp, Smart, Engaging

A friend recommended this podcast & I was hooked after one episode. The women featured are crazy smart, gutsy, innovative, and true 21st century trailblazers. If Hollywood ever needs new thought-provoking story lines (and do they ever!) — We Get Real AF offers some awesome ideas! Keep up the great work with your podcast, Susanne and Vanessa!

CDroni ,

Loved it

Very relatable conversations! Really enjoy this podcast!

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