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Frauvis Podcast

Frauvis Podcast

By Naya Moss
Inspirational stories of black women in tech.
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Soyo Awosika-Olumo Software Engineer, Community Builder, & SocietyxTech Curator
About Soyo Awosika-Olumo, Currently works full-time as a software engineer in New York City. In addition to her main job, she is a freelance UX/UI designer, Co-Founder and COO of MacScientists, an online platform and community geared towards providing insight and resources for girls and women of color in STEM, and Founder and Content Curator of Society x Tech, a newsletter that explores the societal implications of technology trends. Soyo graduated with a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Where to Find Soyo Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, Website, Soyo Featured Around the Web #Diversity30, Juniors in Tech Interview, Mentions Society x Tech, Mac Scientist, Dev Color, National Society of Black Engineers, Women Make, Bloc, About Frauvis Website, Twitter, Instagram, Podcast, Support This podcast Become a Patron on Patreon, Buy Me a Coffee, Listen on your fav podcast player Anchor, Spotify, Apple, Breaker, Google Podcast, feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy83YWU1ZGQ4L3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz Check out WhatPods
November 02, 2019
Network Support Engineering with Keithia Williams
About  Keithia is a Network Support Engineer currently working at Cisco with 14 years of IT experience. Her background ranges from technical support to data center operations. Keithia runs a blog, in which she talked about her own experiences of being in the tech field while trying to help those that are interested in getting into this field. Years of Experience 14 From Louisville, Kentucky Education Western Governors University, Bachelor of Science, BS Network Operations and Security ITT Technical Institute, Associates, Software Development Linux Academy Certifications LPI Linux Essentials CCENT Cisco Certified Network Associate CompTIA Sececuirty+ CompTIA A+ CompTIA Network+ OnBase Certified System Administrator. Where to Find Keithia Linkedin  Twitter,  Website, Support This podcast Become a Patron on Patreon, Buy Me a Coffee,
September 04, 2019
Infosec Unicorn Jasmine Jackson on Penetration Testing and Paying It Forward
About Self-proclaimed Information Security Unicorn and cool nerd, Jasmine interest in Information Security started when she was 16 years old after she stumbled into a Yahoo! Group on Cryptography. Ten years later, Jasmine earned her Masters in Computer Science and a Graduate Certificate in Information Security and Privacy from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). A life-long learner, Jasmine also has an assortment of security certifications - GSEC, GSSP-Java, GWAPT. In her spare time, besides hacking, she likes going to concerts, writing on her blog -, spoiling her furry daughter, and playing vintage video games on her Raspberry Pi. Years of Experience  9 From Berkeley, California  Education Graduate Certificate, Information Security and Privacy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Master of Science, Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, California State University-East Bay Certifications Security+ GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester GIAC Secure Software Programmer-Java GIAC Security Essentials Certification Where to Find Jasmine Linkedin, Twitter, Website, Mentions About Frauvis Website, Twitter, Instagram, Podcast, Support This podcast$namoslabs
August 07, 2019
Being Unapologetic, Self Care, and Becoming an Information Security Officer with Izzy Vixsama
About Isamelle, known as Izzy is an Information Security Officer. There are four things that separate her from the average employee. She’s  Result Driven, Knowledge Seeking, Attention to Detail and Flexible. All of these terms not only describe me as an individual but also describe me as an employee. As an Information Security professional, passion for this line of work are the building blocks of a long and fulfilling career. Being results-driven is important because this is not an easy field to be successful in and the work that you do can be the difference between protecting critical assets and a critical breach. Izzy advocates that being able to think outside the box and shift gears will enable you to be very successful and stay on the pulse of solving complex issues. Years of Experience  7 From Atlanta, Georgia  Education Masters of Cybersecurity, Computer and Information Sciences, General from Saint Leo University Bachelors, Finance, Business Management from the University of South Florida Certifications ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer  CISM Where to Find Izzy Twitter, Website, About Frauvis Website, Twitter, Instagram, Podcast, Thanks To This Months Supporter Charles Coulter  Support This podcast$namoslabs
August 06, 2019
Becoming A Information Security Analyst and UpKeeping Mental Health With InfoSteph
About InfoSteph is the resident Information Security Analyst for a global law firm. She is the creator and editor of, a blog focused on technology, inclusion and lifetime learning. She spends her time mentoring high school students, hosting virtual labs via Women In Tech-a-thons, being Chapter Head for WoSEC Houston, and giving back to the community. For her day job, InfoSteph serves as a regional information security analyst. Outside of work, however, InfoSteph has filled her life with all kinds of cool activities. She serves as a Lead for WoSEC Houston and a Lead for WISP DEFCON 2019. She has also started speaking at conferences this year, setting a personal goal for three speaking gigs for 2019 (the number is now four booked for 2019, two down!). She attends school full time, hoping to obtain her Bachelor’s by the end of the fall. She had the honor of being a delegate for Security Field Day 2. She writes blog posts on her website,, which is also her side business. And she is working on a course for LinkedIn Learning on Social Engineering and Security Awareness. Outside of that, InfoSteph loves spending time with family and friends who bring good vibes only. She tweets, she ‘Grams and she reads up on ways to hack the mind. Years of Experience  6 From Houston, Texas Education Bachelor of Science, Information Technology from Western Governors University Certifications CIW Site Development Associate A+ Network+ Security+ Where to Find Steph Linkedin, Instagram, Instagram Personal, Twitter, Steph’s Podcast Coolest Nerds In The Room, Website, Mentions Defcon - one of the world's largest hacker conventions, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the first DEF CON taking place on June 1993. The event consists of several tracks of speakers about computer- and hacking-related subjects, as well as cyber-security challenges and competitions (known as hacking wargames). (from Wikipedia) WISP - Women in Security and Privacy. About Frauvis Website, Twitter, Instagram, Podcast, Support This podcast$namoslabs
August 06, 2019
Becoming a Software Engineer in Nigeria with Vanessa Ejikeme
About  Vanessa Ejikeme is a Software Engineer and Mentor. She is currently a Front-end engineer at RelianceHMO - a tech-driven health insurance company in Lagos, Nigeria. She loves problem-solving and is great architecting solutions. When she is not writing code, you can catch her in her spare time singing her heart out, learning how to become a better guitarist or shooting still life.  Years of Experience  2 Education Andela Bootcamp 2017  From Lagos, Nigeria  Where To Find Vanessa  Mentions  Andela  Vue.Js  About US  Website Newsletter, Previous Issues  Support this Podcast  Patreon  Buy Me A Coffee
July 03, 2019
Information Security Professional Krista Mikaële Théodore
About Passionate Information Security Professional with notable success in strategizing for institutional security awareness and communication. Expertise in consulting with business units on effective security best practices. Excel at performing in-depth security assessments to evaluate compliance conditions with various regulations, laws, and standards. Experience in developing IT policies, procedures, guidelines, standards, and other documentation. Hands-on involvement in Vulnerability Management. Outstanding project and program leader skilled in managing, motivating and guiding teams. Able to thrive in fast-paced and challenging environments where accuracy and efficiency matter. Years of Experience 9 Education Master of Science in Information Systems, Florida International University Bachelor of Science in Security and Risk Analysis: Information and Cyber Security, The Pennsylvania State University Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences and Technology: Integration and Application, The Pennsylvania State University The SANS Institute SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling May 2018 SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style Certifications CompTIA Security+ Global Information Assurance Certification Security Essentials (GSEC) Payment Card Industry Professional Certified Security Compliance Specialist Qualys Certified Specialist NSTISSI No. 4011 Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professional Where to find Krista Mentions Https:// Terms Used GRC Framework - governance, risk, and compliance PCI - Payment Card Industry PCIP - Payment Card Industry Professional GCIH -  Certified Incident Handler About Us
June 26, 2019
Interview With Tia Williams, AWS Training Architect
Guest  Tia Williams, AWS Training Architect About Tia is an AWS Training Architect at Linux Academy. AWS Certified x 5. Winner of the Linux Academy 2018 Student First Award. Cloud, Datacenter, and converged infrastructure as her area of focus for many years. Her experience includes NetApp, Cisco UCS, Cisco switching with VMware virtualization and cloud environments. From North Carolina Education Self Taught Years of Experience  14+ Where to Find Tia Linkedin Website/Blog Mentions Linux Academy Linux Academy Free Community Edition Linux Academy AWS Beginners Course AWS Educate AWS Educate provides tools for students around the world dreaming of a technology career. Students choose a standard AWS Account or the new AWS Educate Starter Account, which requires no credit card to join. Netapp Storage  NetApp storage refers to the hardware and software solutions provided by NetApp for different organizations in various industries. Open Tech Positions at Linux Academy As Of 4.24.19 Angular Developer (Remote) Full Stack Ruby on Rails Developer (Remote) AWS Training Architect (Remote) Google Cloud Training Architect (Remote) Microsoft Azure Training Architect (Remote)
April 24, 2019
Interview With Ashley Janelle UX Designer and Researcher
Guest Ashley Janelle User Experience Designer (UX) and Researcher at Caterpillar About  Ashley Janelle is an User Experience Designer (UX) and Researcher at Caterpillar with several years of experience. As a UX Designer, her focus on enhancing the human experience when interacting with products by identifying problems or potential improvements. After working as a graphic designer for a few years and wanting more out of my career, I decided to explore more careers in tech. While doing so, she soon discovered that what she was most passionate about was creating solutions and eye-catching experiences for brands that positively impacted sales. This helped cultivate her passion and career change into becoming a User Experience Designer and Researcher. From  Chicago Education  University of Columbia Chicago Resources Mentioned Per Scholas Where to Find Ashley Instagram Twitter Website UX Coaching Brand Partnerships with Ashley Newsletter Signup Email
April 17, 2019
Interview With Joye Nettles
Joye Nettles, Consultant Developer at ThoughtWorks, CEO/Founder at Joye to the World About Joye Nettles loves technology! A College of Charleston alum, currently working for ThoughtWorks, a global software consultancy, as a Consultant Developer. Joye loves ThoughtWorks because she is challenged day in and day out to discover technical solutions to various business problems with teams of amazing individuals. In addition she has created her own company, Joye to the World, with the goals of empowering entrepreneurs, changing the face of technology, and igniting “the spark” in my community. When it comes to her industry, Joye is extremely interested in agile methodology, lean startups, and quality software practices like test-driven development. In spare time, Joye loves to give back to the technical community by attending conferences, giving workshops, speaking and participating in events. From Greater Atlanta Area Education College of Charleston, Bachelor of Science, Computer Science Mentions The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Where to Find Joye Linkedin, Instagram, Twitter, Website, Clothing Line, More About ThoughtWorks Website, Open roles as of 4/10, Lead Software Developer in Atlanta, NYC, Dallas Senior Software Engineer - TDD, Agile, CI/CD, Multiple Languages in London and Manchester
April 10, 2019
Interview with Kenosha Guthrie
Kenosha Gutherie, IT Engineer and Owner of G3Tech About Kenosha Tech is Life  and something that Kenosha has always been passionate about. After spending a couple years operating self-owned businesses as an IT Consultant. She decided to take her skills back into the corporate world as an IT Systems Administrator. Kenosha looks to gain self taught skill in development to advanced my skills and move up the career ladder. From Chicago, Illinois  Education University of Illinois Springfield - Bachelor of Science, Computer Science University of Phoenix - Associate of Arts, Information Technology Self Taught Extra's Kenosha is into gaming and encourages diversity in gaming. Where to find Kenosha Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, Website,
April 03, 2019
Interview with Gloria Opoku-Boateng
About the Guest: Gloria Opoku-Boateng, Ph.D, UX Research Scientist UX/Design Research Lead - Enterprise AI/ML Platforms at Capital One. A mom, wife, and UX Research Scientist. 10 years of related experience. Currently leading, strategizing, and scaling UX Research and Design activities for Enterprise AI/ML platforms across Capital One. Prior to this role, Gloria led product UX/Design research across Consumer Digital Identity Services. From: Ghana, currently based in the US.  Education: University of Maryland Baltimore County, Ph.D University of Maryland Baltimore County, Master of Science The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Master of Science (MS) Field Of Study Applied Health Informatics   Where to reach Gloria: Personal Website Linkedin Twitter
March 27, 2019
Frauvis Podcast Trailer
A podcast sharing inspirational stories of black women in tech from around the world. We speak with women in UI, UX, Information Technology, Devops, Front-End development and more!  We encourage people from all walks of life to listen. Frauvis is an online community of black women in tech across slack, twitter, and weekly newsletter subscribers.  Website  Twitter Instagram
March 08, 2019