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We Belong Here: Lessons from Unconventional Paths to Tech

Summary: A weekly podcast that aims to interview career changers & folks that are diversifying the tech industry. Sharing stories about the different routes people have taken to enter the industry and chatting about the skills they learned in their prior jobs, schooling, or life experiences & how they apply them to their current roles in tech. https://WeBelongPodcast.com/

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  • Artist: Lauren Lee @LoLoCoding
  • Copyright: ℗ & © 2019 We Belong Here: Lessons from Unconventional Paths to Tech

Podcasts:

 Ep. 14 - Chris Evans: Lessons from 30 Years in the Biz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2320

Chris and Lauren chat about how he applies the lessons he has learned after 30+ years in the industry as a Architect at Microsoft today.

 Ep. 13 - Lauren Granger: From Social Services to Software Engineering & the Power of Doing Good | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2488

We discuss how Lauren Granger applies the lessons they learned from spending a decade in social services to their career today as a software engineer.

 Ep. 12 - Jessica Dene Earley-Cha: Community & Developer Advocacy at Google | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1545

Jessica and Lauren chat about how she applies the lessons learned from teaching and working in the nonprofit world to her role as a Developer Advocate at Google today.

 Ep. 11 - Becca Rosenthal: How to Find your People and Pull Each Other Up Together | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2482

Becca and Lauren discuss how she builds community and how she infuses puns into her day to day life as a software engineer.

 Ep. 10 - Jessica Owens: The Parallels Between Knitting & Coding | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2085

Jessica and Lauren discuss how she applies the lessons she learned from spending a decade as a fiber arts professional to her career today as a software engineer at Snapchat.

 Ep. 9 - Abby Tiffany: From Sign Language to Coding Language | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1732

Abby and Lauren chat about her transition into tech after being an ASL interpreter and how she applies the lessons she learned to her role today as a software engineer.

 Ep. 8- Nora Peters: From Americorps to Amazon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1849

Nora and Lauren chat about how she applies the lessons she learned from the non-profit world to her role as a software engineer at Amazon today.

 Ep. 7 - Jamie Pilgrim: From Bootcamp Instructor to Software Engineer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1729

Jamie and Lauren discuss her transition from being a Coding Bootcamp instructor to a Software Engineer today

 Ep. 6 - Kate Spitzer: From Fashion Design to Software Engineering | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1235

Kate and Lauren discuss her career as a fashion designer and the surprising fact that her job as a software engineer is more creative than her role in fashion.

 Ep. 5 - Megan Slater: From French Horn to Full Stack | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1869

Megan and Lauren chat about her past as a professional musician and in finance and how she applies the lessons she learned to her role today as a web developer.

 Ep. 4 - Kate Pond: From Alaskan Park Ranger to Programmer at Alaska Airlines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2021

Kate and Lauren discuss how she applies the lessons she learned from being a park ranger in Alaska to her role as a Developer Apprentice today.

 Ep. 3 - Stephanie Wilkinson: Blending a Love for Education with Tech | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1512

Stephanie and Lauren chat about her passion for education and technology and the value in loving what you do each day

 Ep. 2 - Severin Wiggenhorn: From Congress to Code | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2145

Severin and Lauren chat about her career as a lawyer and the many skills that have translated and helped her in the tech industry.

 Ep. 1 - Ben Greenberg: From Rabbi to Developer Advocate | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1970

Ben and Lauren discuss his career as a Rabbi and his passion for community development today in the tech industry.

 Ep. 0 - Introducing: We Belong Here | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 86

Introducing a weekly podcast that aims to interview career changers & folks that are diversifying the tech industry.

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