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TECHnically Female

TECHnically Female

By Empower Women in STEM
A community empowering women of all ages interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM). It exists to provide useful advice to inspire women to slay in a male shaped society, to motivate females to pursue STEM courses and pathways, and to create a community of like-minded STEMinists and tech girl bosses!
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Its Not Rejection, It's A Redirection

TECHnically Female

Its Not Rejection, It's A Redirection

TECHnically Female

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Everyone Has A Story, Every Story is Important
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews Computer Graphics student + User Experience (UX) Designer, Zariah Cameron (@aeidesign_), as she discusses her journey thus far to becoming a UX Designer, how to rise above opinionated distractions, insight into a real user experience problem she solved, a deeper dive into social change centered around design, and how organizations can increase black representation within the design technology industry. To learn more about Zariah Cameron check out her latest article here: https://uxdesign.cc/restructuring-the-hiring-process-222bf02922d9
28:28
October 21, 2020
Who You Were Impacts Who You Want to Be
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews Manager of Education Success, Adoley Ammah-Tagoe, as she discusses her non-traditional journey in HR tech & supply chain operations, defines analytics & its importance, how to deal with female competition in the workplace, a methodology to solving problems, and why diversity is essential to a team's success. To learn more about Adoley Ammah-Tagoe check her out here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adoley/
30:01
October 14, 2020
You Do You
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews Electrical Engineer, Katie Iversen, as she discusses why she attained 3 degrees (Electrical Engineering x 2 & MBA), how to rise above being the token female, a deep dive into renewable energy, and which comes first your personal life or professional career. To learn more about Katie Iversen check her out here: Https://www.LinkedIn.com/in/kfiversen
30:50
September 30, 2020
Don't Be Afraid to Reach Out
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews Technical Support Engineer at National Instruments, Ivana Radovanovic (@ivana.rado), as she discusses her experience pursuing a Mechanical Engineering degree, how to break through education pivots, what the day in the life of an engineer is like, how her background/culture impacted her professional journey, and how to find and be an impactful mentor. To learn more about Ivana Radovanovic check her out here: www.linkedin.com/in/ivana-radovanovic
30:58
September 23, 2020
Your Brain is Just as Big as Theirs
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews MacBook Air Program Manager at Apple, Camara Samuel, as she discusses how she conquered a Chemical Engineering degree, the hurdles she navigates through in the male driven industry of Research & Development (R&D), her experience in product development, and why community giveback is important. To learn more about Camara Samuel check her out here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/camara-samuel-a13a4543/
29:01
September 16, 2020
Keep Fighting
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews Information Technology Consultant & pro golfer Zakiya Randall as she discusses why she pursued an Information Systems degree, pro tips for how to attack college, utilizing her experiences in sports to be successful in consulting, and how to inspire women in business, technology, and sports.  To learn more about Zakiya Randall check her out here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zakiyarandall/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zakiya_Randall
32:24
September 2, 2020
Find Time to Slow Down to Speed Up
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), concludes this month’s special series #AllyAugust by interviewing Scott Lilly, an Inclusion & Diversity Business Partner at Apple, as he discusses what an ally is and breaks down what true allyship means, how male leadership in tech can lean in effectively to be an ally for women, the importance of opening the door for those behind you, and how we can potentially solve gender disparities within tech.
33:11
August 26, 2020
Know Your Worth, Let That Light Shine
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), continues this month’s special series #AllyAugust by interviewing Vincent Sanders (@tg4solutions), a Sr. Applications Engineer at Nike and Founder of TG4 Solutions, as he discusses the biggest barriers for women & minorities in college when pursuing STEM degrees, how to be an ally for female classmates, what improvements have been made & what areas of opportunity exist to encourage women in STEM, and a little bit of insight into entrepreneurship.
34:26
August 19, 2020
Seize the Opportunity in Your Lifetime
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), continues this month’s special series #AllyAugust by interviewing Mr. Braska Williams Jr., the Director of the North Carolina Math/Science Education Network (MSEN) Pre-College Program at North Carolina State University, as he discusses his almost 30 years in STEM education, the gaps and disparities that exist in gender and race for kids pursuing STEM fields, why educational resources & exposure to STEM & college campuses outside of the classroom are crucial, how to be an ally for young girls in STEM, and how to best support a child who likes STEM. To learn more about the NC MSEN Pre-College Program, check out their website: http://www.fi.ncsu.edu/teams/msen/
32:38
August 12, 2020
Pursue Your Passion & Challenge Yourself Everyday
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), kicks off this month’s special series #AllyAugust by interviewing the biggest allies she's had in life her STEM parents Wayne & Pam Jarvis as they both discuss how to look for early signs of STEM interests in your kids, the necessity of advocacy and encouragement for STEM kids, dealing with being the only minority STEM parents in the room, what can deter kids from pursuing STEM, and how to best support your kid’s STEM journey.
27:57
August 5, 2020
Strive to Have a Growth Mindset
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews CEO of Ampogee [technology company focused on helping manufacturers engage every front line worker in continuous improvement] Jennifer Biggs (@jennifer.m.biggs) as she discusses why she pursued Chemical Engineering, how to best tackle male dominated industries, tips on taking "control" of your career successfully, how to prepare to become a CEO, and advice on being the best leader.
28:55
July 29, 2020
Bloom Where You Are Planted
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews Infrastructure & Operations Program Manager Shereese Vick (@allaboutreese) as she discusses why she pursued two Computer Science degrees, the strength of parental influence, navigating through academic & career roadblocks, how to prepare for & help your STEM career thrive, why gender gaps exist, & the importance of setting boundaries to achieve real work/life balance.
27:53
July 22, 2020
There Is No Straight Line To Success
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews Industrial & Systems Engineering PhD Student (with a focus on human machines) Katelyn Williams (@TheCurlyScientist) as she discusses the lack of diversity in STEM academia, things you should know prior to pursuing your STEM journey, the difference between opinions vs. advice, interweaving science & creativity, and her new blog www.TheCurlyScientist.com.
32:34
July 15, 2020
Liking Yourself + What You Do + How You Do It = Success
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews recent Applied Mathematics graduate Kristian Brown (@kb.kristian) as she discusses what career opportunities exist for a woman with a math degree, the intersectionality of mathematics & sports, why early reinforcement and exposure are important, and how do we normalize & better advocate for women in STEM in our society.
30:36
July 8, 2020
Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews 37 year high tech industry veteran & board member of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals Donna Peek (@dpeek123) as she discusses the importance of having tough skin, how to deal with the "imposters" as a minority, establishing the grit glow, and the necessity of leaning into your passion.
32:11
July 1, 2020
Your Character Defines You, Not Your Major
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews System Engineer Manager Maggie Rabiipour (@maggiepari) as she discusses her transition from biological engineering into sales, how to be successful in a male dominated environment, battling imposter syndrome, and mentorship vs. sponsorship.
31:17
June 24, 2020
Don't Give Up, Use Your Superpower
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews PhD Candidate Jerusha Mather (@jerushamather) as she discusses her PhD journey in medical & biological sciences, her motor function in adults with cerebral palsy research, why having cerebral palsy made her stronger, and the importance of inclusivity in STEM research.
32:43
June 17, 2020
Its Not Rejection, It's A Redirection
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale), interviews Hospital Pharmacist Dr. Kaitlyn Moss (@theblackkaitmoss) as she discusses her journey into the pharmaceutical industry, the obstacles she faced through her journey, balancing a STEM career and being a millennial mother, and what the COVID pandemic has revealed as existing gaps.
31:34
June 10, 2020
Closed Mouths Don't Get Fed
Social Media Strategist, Candace Cooper (@coop_can), interviews TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis (@technicallyfemale) as she dives deeper into her journey into tech, why TECHnically Female, why allyship is valuable, and the experience of being a Black woman in tech.
30:43
June 3, 2020