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Women in Tech w/ Alexandria

Recorded:
August 24, 2021
Released:
September 9, 2021
Modified:
September 9, 2021

In this episode Matt and Mike sit down with Alexandria to discuss her journey as a black woman through the tech world. The trio discuss things like different paths to get into tech, how tech differs (advantages and disadvantages) for women and people of color in tech. If you're interested in unique career paths, workplace diversity, and some straight up tech talk - you're not going to want to miss this episode!


Thanks to this episode's sponsors CodeCast and Showwcase (Invite Code: JoinHATT)

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Show Notes

What is HTML All The Things

HTML All The Things is a web development podcast and discord community which was started by Matt and Mike, developers based in Ontario, Canada.

The podcast speaks to web development topics as well as running a small business, self-employment and time management. You can join them for both their successes and their struggles as they try to manage expanding their Web Development business without stretching themselves too thin.

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This is where people who code can connect, build community and find new opportunities.

Invite Code: JoinHATT

What's This One About?

In this episode Matt and Mike sit down with Alexandria to discuss her journey as a black woman through the tech world. The trio discuss things like different paths to get into tech, how tech differs (advantages and disadvantages) for women and people of color in tech. If you're interested in unique career paths, workplace diversity, and some straight up tech talk - you're not going to want to miss this episode!

Guest Introduction

Today we’ll be talking to Alex who dove headfirst into the tech world. She is a Cybersecurity major that has taken Tech Twitter by storm. She has a lot of insight into what challenges women in the tech community face. She also brings some great advice and some ways to use it to push yourself and the entire community forward!

Alexandria's Twitter @AlexandriasTech
Alexandria's Youtube
Alexandria's Twitch

Show Notes

2:30 - Your journey into Tech

6:10 - The challenges you’ve experienced

15:50 - Advantages of being a woman in tech (Intersectionality)

22:40 - Advice for women getting into tech

Key Takeaways

  • Bringing intersectionality and diversity to the workplace is a huge benefit for the end product. Getting different perspectives on a problem can bring a more unique and complete solution.
  • You don't need to know how to code to enter the tech industry.

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