Meet Catt, Christina & Saron !
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 Liberation. Catt’s games are addictive ! Play them.
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 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.
What does Industry Isolation mean to you ?
No spoilers here . Listen to the show
….. be strategic and create organic networks …. is one of the most things to get yourself to the next level
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
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 ”
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