WWCode Podcast

Women Who Code’s mission is to inspire diverse women to excel in technology careers. In this podcast, we talk with technology leaders from around the world about their journeys in the industry, their love of technology, trending innovations, the future of work, and ways that we can improve diversity, equality, and inclusion.


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Women Who Code Podcast 43     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text
Damilola Olukoju, Software Engineer at Inlaks Nigeria and Director at Women Who Code Lagos, interviews Garima Saxena, Assistant Vice President at EXL. They discuss Garima’s 13 years of experience in furnishing data insights, analytics, and visualization, to drive business and boost revenue in a number of health-related fields, as well as her role at EXl, the challenges she’s faced, and the importance of diversity in tech. 


Women Who Code Podcast 42     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text
Joey Rosenberg, President of Product and Communications at Women Who Code, sits down for a conversation with Ivonne Aldana, Network Director for Women Who Code Guatemala, and also the Director of Engineering at Toptal. They talk about motherhood, parenting while working and maintaining your career, and some practical advice for professional success.


Women Who Code Podcast 41     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text
Stephanie Rideout, Python Track Leadership Fellow at Women Who Code, interviews Sabrina Vega, Software Engineer 2 at Microsoft and Co-founder of HOLA SOMOS. They discuss company culture, diversity, and the importance of community in professional environments.


Women Who Code Podcast 40     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text
Sierra O'Bryan, Senior Software Engineer at Twitter and Mobile Leadership Fellow at Women Who Code, talks with Vui Nguyen, Senior iOS Consultant at Atomic Robot and Lead at Women Who Code. They discuss their experiences finding Women Who Code, becoming involved with the organization, stepping up to leadership roles, and how that has impacted their careers and lives. 


Women Who Code Podcast 39     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text
Nia Cortes, Network Director at Women Who Code Monterrey interviews Crystal Goade, Creative Director, User Experience at Shutterstock. They discuss Crystal’s management experience, improving hiring, promotion, and retention of women in tech, and the role of designers as technology evolves. 


Women Who Code Podcast 38     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text
Pamela Rodas, Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition at TELUS International is interviewed by Navati Jain, an iOS Developer at Loblaw Digital and a WWCode Mobile Evangelist. They discuss transitioning into technology, resume gaps, the importance of anti-bias training, and pro tips for standing out as a job candidate.


Women Who Code Podcast 37A - Conversations     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text
Sneha Saxena, Data Scientist at Grubhub and Data Science Lead at Women Who Code, interviews Tish Looper, VP of Customer Success at TigerGraph. They discuss ways to ensure diversity in hiring, her work with customers, her thoughts on mentorship, and how she found success in leadership. 


Women Who Code Podcast 37B - Career Nav      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Podcast Page
Natasha Hendrick is a Developer Geoscience Manager and Principal Geophysicist at Santos. In this Women Who Code Career Nav talk, moderated by WWCode Career Nav Program Specialist Anna Shur-Wilson, Natasha discusses the future of work in tech, how to view your career not as a ladder but a jungle gym, and how to use people skills and leadership mindsets to make ourselves robot-proof to future career opportunities.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 36      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Mackenzie Bryant, Senior Program Project Manager at Women Who Code sits down with Sapphire Duffy, Community Manager at Women Who Code to celebrate Women's History Month and Women Who Code's 10 year anniversary. 


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 35      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Nonlinear Paths to Leadership with Tieisha Smith, Chief Administration Officer for Infrastructure Technology at Marsh & McLennan. Then, Machine Learning for Gesture Recognition with Ying Liu. Followed by, Thinking About Career Goals with Winna Bridgewater. 


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 34      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Jane Willborn, Developer Advocate at UI Flow, sits down with Jessica Joly, Senior Software Developer at Shopify.  Jessica shares her path from law to a career in tech, her favorite project at Shopify, and how she maintains balance by pursuing her interests outside of work.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 33      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Princiya Sequeira, leadership fellow for Women Who Code Front End Track, interviews   Elisabeth Kurek, VP of Cloud Marketing at IONOS. They discuss Elisabeth’s journey to VP in a technical role, the importance of inclusion and diversity, and her approach to leadership.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 32      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube
In honor of International Women's Day, we’re putting out a special, bonus edition of the show that will feature inspirational quotes from women in tech, taken from a variety of International Women’s Day events that we have held over the years.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 31      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Stephanie Rideout, Python Leadership Fellow at Women Who Code, interviews Jinzhou Huang, Director of Data Science at The Home Depot. They discuss work and diversity at The Home Depot, the social responsibilities of a data scientist, and Jinzhou gives advice on advancing and maintaining a successful career.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 30      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Kim Bennett, Chief Legal Officer and brand strategist at Women Who Code, and Temitope Adediran, software engineer at Women Who Code, are celebrating Women Who Code turning 10 and Black History Month. They discuss their individual, unique paths into tech and how virtual working is changing the industry.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 29      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Samaria Rooks, Chief People and Inclusion Officer at Women Who Code, and Lise Robinson, Chief Financial Officer at Women Who Code, sit down for a discussion about Women Who Code turning 10 and Black History Month. They discuss their career journeys, transitioning to leadership roles, and their experiences as black women working in tech.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 28      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Chethana Gopinath, Associate Software Engineer at Realtor.com and a lead with Women Who Code Python, interviews Gail Evans, Chief Digital Officer at Mercer. They discuss how Gail fell in love with tech, what her leadership style is, her tips for success in the industry, and her views on the future of women in technology. 


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 27      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Sneha Saxena, Data Scientist at Grubhub and Lead at Women Who Code, interviews Jazmine Livingston, Head of Technical Program Management at Cash App.  They discuss Jazmine’s career journey, the wisdom she has learned along the way, how she overcame imposter syndrome, and methods she’s developed for handling conflict resolution. 


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 26      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Two Women Who Code Leaders discuss the organization's ten-year anniversary, their history within it over the years, what the community means to them, and what they see coming for the future. Featuring Chief Program Officer Shanna Gregory and Digital Product Manager Grecia Castaldi.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 25      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Sandy Ritter, Staff Software Engineer in Mobile Development at P&G and co-director of the Cincinnati Chapter of Women Who Code, interviews Hannah Mace, Software Engineer at Bugcrowd. They discuss Hannah’s path to tech, her boot camp experiences, the importance of mentorship, and ways to maintain the right professional mindset. 


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 24      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Grecia Castaldi, Program Manager of the Digital Communities at Women Who Code, interviews Tami Tillman, Director of Product for Supply Chain at Macy's Technology. They discuss Tami’s career journey, her views on management and leadership, and the company culture at Macy's. 


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 23      |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Paula Paul, Distinguished Engineer with Greyshore Associates and volunteer and former Track Lead at Women Who Code, interviews Maria Arkelatyan, Senior Developer and Developer Manager with PokerStars. 


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 22 B - Recap   |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube
In the second episode of this special recap edition of the Women Who Code podcast, we continue to revisit some of the most powerful and inspirational moments that arose this year from conversations between tech leaders on the show. New episodes return the first week of January!


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 22 A - Recap   |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube
In this special edition of the Women Who Code podcast, we look back at some past episodes and revisit the incredible advice, stories, and inspirations that have played on the show over the past few months since our re-launch. 


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 21 B     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
In part two of this interview, Tara Hernandez talks about the future of tech, what companies can do to be better, and her personal views on leadership.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 21 A     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google - YouTube - Text Version
Joey Rosenberg, Chief Product Officer at Women Who Code, interviews Tara Hernandez, Senior Engineering Manager at Google and Women Who Code Board Member.  They discuss Mozilla, the history of tech, diversity, and working for Google.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 20 B     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google- YouTube - Text Version
In the second part of this special Women Who Code 10th Anniversary episode, WWCode CEO Alaina Percival and WWCode CPO Joey Rosenberg discuss how the organization handled its expansion to the global community it is today, as well as some of the more memorable moments they experienced along the way.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 20 A     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google- YouTube - Text Version
In the first part of this special Women Who Code 10th Anniversary episode, WWCode CEO Alaina Percival and WWCode CPO Joey Rosenberg discuss the start of WWCode, its mission, its early days, and how the company started to grow.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 19     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google- YouTube - Text Version
In this Teal Carpet interview, Manik talks about her journey to leadership, the importance of certifications, her methods for keeping up with tech, as well as some exciting projects she's working on at Accenture.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 18     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google- YouTube - Text Version
Warby Parker software engineer Alex Fox discusses the path to professional happiness, the importance of challenges to growth in tech, and ways to continue developing in your career over time.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 17     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google- YouTube - Text Version
Learn about how Erica Lockheimer, Vice President of Engineering at LinkedIn Learning handles work-life balance, career progress, and her views on the importance of interviewing.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 16     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google- YouTube - Text Version
Vaidheeswaran Archana, Artificial Intelligence Engineer at Continental and WWCode Senior Leadership Fellow, interviews Honey Williams, Senior Director of Technology at Liberty Mutual, about code, career, and the path to leadership.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 15     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google- YouTube - Text Version
In this episode of the Women Who Code Podcast, WWCode Chief Product Officer Joey Rosenberg interviews Anusha Rutnam, Technical Support Engineer at Adyen. Learn about Anusha's journey in tech, her transition from web dev to technical support, her approach to documentation, and how she learned to never settle in her career.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 14     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google- YouTube - Text Version
In this edition of the Women Who Code Podcast Alaina Percival, CEO of WWCode, interviews Monica Blaylock, Engineering Manager at DoorDash. They discuss her professional journey, her experiences in the industry, and what it takes to be a good leader.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 13 - RELAUNCH     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
The Women Who Code Podcast is relaunching with a new format, sound, and content.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 12    |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
From piano keys to computer keyboards, two women's paths to a high-tech career change.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 11     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
Interview with Lisa Smith, Women Who Code Network Director for Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 10     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
Interview with Clare Bayley, Director of Product for the US Digiga.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 9     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
Interview with Akanksha Lonhair, Anju Mercian, and Michelle Ho.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 8     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
Interview with Kara Sprague, Executive at F5 and board member for Girls Who Code.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 7     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
A flyby of the Lesbians Who Tech SF vendor expo to meet the companies who are committed to diversity and inclusion, and more encouragement to get out there and get networking.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 6     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
Precocious youth as teen entrepreneurs: an interview with Emma Yang, a 13-year-old who started a tech company based around the development of a mobile app designed to help Alzheimer's patients. https://emmayang.com/ https://www.ca.com/us/company/csr/stem10/emma-yang html http://timeless.care/.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 5     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
A discussion on engineering leadership and corporate culture with two Directors of Engineering at Microsoft: Sarah Kaplan and Karen Leonard.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 4     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
Discussions with WWCode network directors and sponsors, and all the cool things we do to build a network of support for women in high-tech industry!


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 3     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
Interviews with a wide assortment of women attendees at AWS Re:invent


Employees from the following companies were included in spot interviews (their participation is hugely appreciated):

https://looker.com/
https://www.salesforce.com/
https://www.atlassian.com/
http://www.level3.com/en/
https://www.civisanalytics.com/
https://github.com/
https://us.coca-cola.com/home/
https://www.redhat.com/en/global/united-states
https://www.twitch.tv/
https://www.netflix.com/
http://www.averesystems.com/
http://www.worldbank.org/
http://www.livenation.com/
https://newrelic.com/
https://platform9.com/
https://www.rackspace.com/


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 2     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
A dedicated technologist with decades of experience talks about her take on high-tech industry and women's participation within it.


Women Who Code Podcast - Episode 1     |     Spotify - iTunes - Google
A discussion with Susan Salituro and Amanda Peterson on transitioning into software engineering career and management roles.