Alicia attended the Anita Borg institute Grace Hopper Christmas party and decided to ask the women there about 2017. The two questions were. What was your thoughts about what happen to women and what women did this year? Also as women what was accomplishments or what was this year like for you personally? Alicia had plenty of diverse views as well as very personal stories.
On this episode, Alicia as a quest speaker at the Dev Fest Summit in Atlanta Georgia takes time to speak to a few women about black women and women of color in tech. Alicia talks to these women about their challenges and experiences with women in tech.
Alicia is chosen to speak at the "All things Open" conference in Raleigh Durham NC. Speaks on Home Automation and the future of homes. Which is a conference exploring open source, open tech and the open webbing the enterprise. She speaks to a few ladies that attended this huge event.
"All things Open":
We will once again feature some of the most well known experts in the world, as well as introduce you to some new faces you’ll be hearing about for years into the future. The lineup at All Things Open is second-to-none
Alicia heads out to Monterrey Mexico for the MIMEC conference where she speaks to the group about "Home Automation" and talks to a few women she was on a women panel with. MIMEC (Monterrey Interactive Media & Entertainment Cluster) is an initiative designed by and for companies that provide services related to the creative and interactive media industry.
This episode, I sit down with Alicia as she explains her relationship with GitHub and her experience with the GitHub staff. We talk about Alicia's growth and the direction where she is going with her app and how GitHub helps her to see that it can be done.
GitHub Universe is the three-day event for people making the future of software. Immerse yourself in creativity and curiosity with the largest software community in the world. The event is packed with advanced training, deep dives on open source projects, keynotes from industry experts, and a look into successful software teams
On this Episode Alicia talks to Jeremy Likness about his time in tech and how he speaks at conferences. Alicia Invited Jeremy to the Women who Code event but did not get to talk to one of the few men that spoke at their conference. Here is her chance to give him some time.
Jeremy Likness is an experienced entrepreneur and technology executive who has successfully helped ship commercial enterprise software for 20 years. He specializes in catalyzing growth, developing ideas and creating value through delivering software in technical enterprises. His roles as business owner, technology executive and hands-on developer provided unique opportunities to directly impact the bottom line of multiple businesses by helping them grow and increase their organizational capacity while improving operational efficiency.
Alicia and I continue with our discuss with how tech companies are failing to recognized the cultural challenges that they need to address in order to have a productive diverse staff. Google started the conversation off from the previous podcast but we speak to the general observation that is not being addressed.
Alicia and I sit down finally to go over the massive amount of attention Google has been getting from their internal issues with diversity to the women who are calling out Google. Their unequal treatment with women as well as allowing a less friendly and borderline hostile environments in the workplace.
Today as usual, Apples Fall keynote in September usually ushers in the new iPhone, maybe a watch or two, the Apple TV and any other throw ins Apple may have up their sleeves during this time. Alicia and I watched the keynote and made our assessment of what what presented today. Not bad of a keynote but not overly exciting as either. Here's our opinion of the presentations and products.
Alicia sits down with her friend and sister from Women who Code Atlanta, Kim Crayton. Kim is a Community Engineer and advocate for diversity, inclusion, and safe spaces in tech.
She has years of experience working with learners of all ages, skill level, and abilities and is now using her knowledge to develop technical people, ideas, organizations, and communities. She is known for her skills as a problem solver and strategy developer. She possesses a unique ability of being able to see the BIG picture while still managing the details.
Whether in the role of Community Engineer, educator, writer, public speaker, mentor, curriculum designer, Kim is always in search of innovative approaches that enable individuals, organizations, and communities to intentionally and skillfully create environments which support the sharing of common attitudes, interests, and goals in order to grow a more diverse and inclusive technology community.
Podcast: community engineering report
Rebecca Colett is the lead for the Atlanta Chapter of ChickTech, that supports women and young girls with tech. She builds a community, empower participants to see themselves as leaders, and provide networking and mentoring opportunities in the rapidly growing high tech industry.
I fell in love with Rebecca and all her energy and how she is using it to help young girls learn how to code. She is smart and amazing. I really hope you enjoy this podcast.
Ms. Rebecca Colett is a passionate individual from the beautiful city of Detroit, Michigan. Currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia pursuing passions Project Management, Marketing, Advertising, Event Strategy, Digital Media and Health/Wellness education. She belongs to and serves on several National organizations' boards; such as The American Marketing Association, The Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association, The National Urban League, Hands on Atlanta, The Salvation Army and Susan G. Komen. Enthusiastic about helping others live their healthiest lives she started a boutique fitness studio www.theviberide.com. In her free time she enjoys working out and being involved in the non profit arena.
This episode Alicia speaks to women and children at Apple's WWDC 2017 in San Jose Ca. Once again finding out their views and how they got into Tech. As an IOS developer, Alicia is right at home with her peers and the Apple employees she has come to know and love
With todays Women Tech talk, Episode 3. We talk to two young millennials about how it is being in the age of millennials in tech and the challenges they face in it. Also why they love WWCode and how they continue to try to find that job in tech after graduating from college.
Úll is a conference for people who build and love great products. We focus on great product stories, presented through an Apple-shaped lens. We treat the conference itself as a product: with a deep emphasis on the attendee experience.
For episode 2 of Women in Tech, Alicia is a presenter at ULL Conf in Killarney, Ireland. Instead of focusing on herself, Alicia wanted to interview a few amazing women she met at the conference. Here's a few of the many women she met.
On this session of Tech Talk we tape live in Florence Italy at the Django Con Europe. Live at the Cinema Teatro Odeon. We talk about the conference and Tech conferences in general. Alicia talks about her experiences at Tech conferences as well as her feelings about the conferences formats that differ from each other.
Today we talk about the diversity problem in the Tech community as well as The false narrative of wanting to diversify companies with Women. Alicia my co-host will discuss this with me after her talk at the API days at the International Conference Center in Sydney Australia. Our interactions with companies there and our thoughts on what companies are doing will be part of our Tech talk
Check out the Tech companies that are making an effort as well as those that are stagnate without in visible strategies anyone can place their hands on. These companies have pending litigation against them currently (GitHub, Squarespace)
This episode we talk about Apple's introduction to the new online messaging phenomenon Stickers. We found some interesting facts about where its making a hit beyond the messaging application and how Google is trying to jump in as well.
This episode we talk about some tech news that has been floating around during this holiday season. Internet traffic, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We also get into the new DirectV now app that is coming out November 30th for $39 dollars for 100 channels. Sounds too good to be true right. Well, you know there's a catch
This episode is all about us and how we got here. We go all the way back from high school to our current enterpenual activities of today. You see where we are where we been and hopefully where we are going. We wanted people to know a little of our background so you can see why we try to help as many people as possible as well as why we are still together for over 35 years.