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Ep. 46: My Neopets taught me HTML

Marie-Phillippe Gill is a student technology influencer through Girl Knows Tech, and is pursuing a master degree in machine learning. Marie-Phillippe has received many accolades for her work to make technology more inclusive for women, including the Google Women Techmakers Scholarship, an award from the Prime Minister of Quebec, the Forces Avenir award, and the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal. Marie-Phillippe talks about being a bilingual influencer, machine learning in healthcare, and Google's Look Out App.  Learn more about Marie-Phillippe and Girl Knows Tech on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook.  LISTEN TO EPISODE FORTY-SIX       

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Ep. 45: Girls are not encouraged to build (Amy Rasdal)

Amy Rasdal has over 20 years of experience in Operations, Product Development, Corporate Development and Marketing.  Amy founded three companies, Rasdal Associates, Inc., Billable at the Beach, and Billable with Baby. Amy held a variety of positions at CareFusion, Cardinal Health, Tandem Medical, Epic Cycle Interactive and ASK Computer Systems. Amy has an MBA from The Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth as well as undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Music and French.   Amy talks about founding three companies, the value of flexible work life for parents, and 3D printing's impact in biotechnology.  Reach out to Amy to amy@billablewithbaby.com. Learn more about Billable with Baby on their website, Facebook page or LinkedIn.  LISTEN TO EPISODE FORTY-FIVE       

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Ep. 44: A self-described luddite (Maya Brooks)

Maya Brooks worked for three years in Commercial Banking at JPMorgan on both credit and sales teams. After gaining technical expertise as a front-end web developer, she made the leap to startups in as a product associate at Swaggle, a fashion startup and, now, works as a Product Manager at iFundWomen. Maya's side activities include writing for Boss Babe and teaching code at General Assembly. In 2017, Maya founded Coffee & Coded, an event series encouraging women to #TRYTECH through workshops in coding, design, and entrepreneurship. Listen in as we talk about everything from how to pivot to technology later in your career to unpack so-called corporate diversity and inclusion initiatives.  Learn more about Maya at mayanbrooks.com or learn more about...

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Ep. 43: Trust the Journey (Olu Ibrahim)

Olu Ibrahim is the Founder & CEO of Kids in Tech, Inc. Kids in Tech partners with school districts and youth development organizations to provide high quality technology education for young children and youth in under-resourced cities in the after school setting in the United States. Previously, she served as an Education Pioneers Fellow with the Memphis Music Initiative, directed a high school technology internship program for high school students and served as a middle school teacher. Her professional interests focus on workforce development; K-12 and post-secondary education; technology and innovation; public policy; and business management. Listen in as we talk about everything from the value of tech education for kids to cryptographic privacy protocols. You can learn more about...

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EP. 42: Showing up as your authentic self (Victory Omotayo)

  Victory Omotayo started out as a Sociology graduate and went on to work as an analyst in the Finance and Retail industries. While completing her Masters in Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology from the University of Waterloo, she worked as a contract consultant for Via Rail. She later went on to work as an Associate Consultant with the technology group at Accenture and now works in Partnerships at Shopify. She is currently the founder of her own company, Twenty-Four Hour Woman, a social enterprise that provides content, training, and resources to female budding entrepreneurs so they can start and scale successful businesses. Listen in as we talk about battling racial stereotypes to the importance of peer mentorship. You can reach...

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