Fearless Inventor : Industry Isolation & Women of Color in Tech

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Meet Catt, Christina & Saron !

In this  episode  I talk to Catt Small,  Christina Morillo, and Saron Yitbarek on their thoughts on industry isolation.  To understand more on industry isolation check out my previous blog post.

CattSmall

Catt Small is a game developer,  UX designer, teacher,speaker, and currently a Product Designer at SoundCloud. Catt is also the founder Tech Under 20 and co-founder Code LiberationCatt’s games are addictive ! Play them.

ChristinaAvi

Christina Morillo is passionate about encouraging women and young girls to engage in technology, and connecting with people. A highly experienced IT Security professional you can always find her leading the way you young girls in tech.

Saron

Saron Yitbarek currently working at Microsoft(yippee we are both Microsofties <3) where she is a PM for the Tech Jobs Academy. Saron is also the  founder of CodeNewbie, a supportive community of programmers and people learning to code.

Chat Highlights

What does Industry Isolation mean to you ?

No spoilers here :) . Listen to the show

Being Seen 

….. be strategic and create  organic networks ….  is one of the most things to get yourself to the next level

@divinetechygirl

Industry  Cheerleaders :   Finding your advocates.

Find people you  can have positive work relationship with….. finding people who can support you and you can support them

@Cattsmall

Community :  Support & Success

“I  spent 12 hours a day teaching myself  how to code…..  and it was so lonely ….  that’s  why I started CodeNewbie ”

@saronyitbarek

Advice

Advocate for yourself sooner …@Cattsmall

Don’t be afraid to do things… @divinetechygirl

Ask for money sooner …@saronyitbarek

Everyone should know what you are doing…  @ladynaggaga

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