Interviews, North America

Sue Wallace – Vice President Student and Career Services at CompTIA Tech Career Academy

I really think the biggest barrier to getting more women into tech is breaking down the confidence gap. Many women and young girls do not see themselves getting into tech jobs. Sue helped launch CompTIA Tech Career Academy in 2019 as a nonprofit subsidiary of Creating IT Futures Foundation. She is responsible for overseeing student… Read More Sue Wallace – Vice President Student and Career Services at CompTIA Tech Career Academy

Europe, Interviews

Karin Nijssen – Supervisor Development and Product Owner at Hoffelijk

To me the paradigm that ‘tech is not for woman’ has been shifting for a long time here in the Netherlands. The stereotype that only “geeky male nerds” would enroll into IT-orientated studies is behind us. Sure woman are underrepresented in most tech-departments, and sure the more technological savvy the job position is, the less… Read More Karin Nijssen – Supervisor Development and Product Owner at Hoffelijk

Interviews, North America

Beate Chelette – Growth Architect and Founder of The Women’s Code

Personally, I love to immerse myself in data; I understand it is the ‘heroin’ for businesses and will drive most solutions moving forward. I’ve always been a bit of tech junkie—particularly around repeatable processes and productivity. Beate Chelette is the Growth Architect® and founder of The Women’s Code®, a professional development company specialized in guiding… Read More Beate Chelette – Growth Architect and Founder of The Women’s Code

Interviews, North America

Tracey Welson-Rossman – Chief Marketing Officer at Chariot Solutions and Founder of TechGirlz

My professional journey has not been a straight line. And if you had told me at the outset that I was going to spend the largest part of my career in tech, I would have said you were crazy! Tracey Welson-Rossman is a Founding Member and Chief Marketing Officer at Chariot Solutions, a leading Philadelphia… Read More Tracey Welson-Rossman – Chief Marketing Officer at Chariot Solutions and Founder of TechGirlz

Africa, Interviews

Masego Khutsoane – Independent Procurement Consultant

Women focus groups are essential to allow for these tough conversations, to mold and lead younger IT female professionals, to advocate and establish a stronger voice for women in IT by enforcing and negotiating for impactful roles. Masego Khutsoane is an Independent Procurement Consultant based in Johannesburg Area in South Africa. As a strategic and… Read More Masego Khutsoane – Independent Procurement Consultant

Asia, Interviews

Bonnie Chiu – CEO of Lensational & Managing Director of The Social Investment Consultancy

I think empathy is very important – it’s currently lagging in the tech world, which is why we see tensions between technology development and flourishing of the broad base of society. Hong Kong-born Bonnie Chiu is the Founder and CEO of award-winning social enterprise Lensational, which equips marginalized women with photography training and digital skills.… Read More Bonnie Chiu – CEO of Lensational & Managing Director of The Social Investment Consultancy