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#28: Talking AI, AI ethics, and microinvesting ft. Chinasa T. Okolo

Jan. 24, 2022

My guest today is Chinasa T. Okolo. In this episode, Chinasa and I talk about her experience in tech, artificial intelligence, and most importantly, artificial intelligence ethics. She also goes over micro investing and how …

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#27: The power of community, leadership & work ethic ft. Gwladys Keubon

Jan. 21, 2022

My guest for this episode is Gwladys Keubon. Gwladys and I talk about what it means to be a leader, how her leadership experiences led her to Boeing, and what she does as an engineer. Gwladys majored in Chemical engineering …

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#26: The journey from "Hello World" to major tech executive ft. Nick Caldwell

Dec. 20, 2021

My guest for this episode is Nick Caldwell. Nick and I talk about what motivated him to get into the tech space, what it takes to become a Black Executive and what he calls the happy to be here mentality when it comes to sta…

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#25: Serial entrepreneur protecting companies from unethical hackers ft. Tiffany Ricks

Aug. 12, 2021

My guest for this episode is Tiffany Ricks. Tiffany has been in the tech industry for over 15 years with an expertise in software engineering and cybersecurity. Her love for cybersecurity originated when she worked at a comp…

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#24: The dream of becoming a hacker and escaping the traditional 9-5 ft. Samuel Bartels

Aug. 10, 2021

My guest for this episode is Samuel Bartels. Sam and I talk about what is was like trying to learn how to code in Ghana, the reason why he's worked remotely for various companies outside of doing a traditional 9-5 at a tech …

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#19: Shason Briscoe - Software Engineer at SurveyMonkey

March 30, 2021

My guest for this episode is Shason Briscoe. Shason is a Software Engineer at Survey Monkey and advocate for growing diversity in the tech industry, especially for the black community. He shares how he got interested in Sili…

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#15: Ifueko Igbinedion - CTO and Co-founder of Hairtelligence

Feb. 10, 2021

My guest for this episode is Ifueko Igbinedion. Ifueko is the CTO and co-founder of Hairtelligence: a black hair startup looking to innovate the beauty space by use of computer vision. She is an exceptional engineer with ind…

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#14: Whitney Griffith - Pre-Med Student Turned Software Engineer at Microsoft and Social Entrepreneur

Jan. 19, 2021

My guest for this episode is Whitney Griffith. Whitney originally had plans to get into medicine, but her path took a different turn in which she discovered Computer Science at Howard University. She was amazed at the proble…

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#12: Tanaka Mutakwa - VP of Engineering at Names & Faces and Founder of NoDaysOff Lifestyle Brand

Dec. 18, 2020

My guest for this episode is Tanaka Mutakwa. Tanaka co-founded and runs a meetup group called Tech Leadership Meetup Cape Town: a community consisting of longtime, new, and aspiring technology leaders. He is also VP of Engin…

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#11: Charles Arday - Mindset and Well-being Coach and Co-Founder of Winie Inc

Dec. 11, 2020

My guest for this episode is Charles Arday. He is a mindset and wellbeing coach, as well as an Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning hobbyist. Charles is also the current co-founder and CEO of Winie, a startup that pr…

Guest: Charles Arday
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#10: Lance Davis - Software Engineering and Product Management Intern at Apple

Nov. 19, 2020

My guest for this episode is Lance Davis, a computer engineering student at North Carolina A&T State University. Lance has interned at Apple, both as a software engineer and product manager. He will be joining Microsoft next…

Guest: Lance Davis
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#9: Tia Caldwell - From Software Engineer at Microsoft to Director of Engineering at Slack

Nov. 10, 2020

My guest for this episode is Tia Caldwell, who is a great mentor and leader. She has eleven years of professional experience at Microsoft, where she began as an intern and worked her way up to a senior engineering manager. S…

Guest: Tia Caldwell
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#2: Emmanuel Acheampong - AI/ML Technologist and Online Learning Enthusiast

July 30, 2020

Emmanuel is an Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning enthusiast/hobbyist. His love for technology and math has influenced him to create cool projects such as detailed data analyses on social media platforms, Google As…

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#1: Disheka Moore - Student Founder of EyeDriven and 2X Software Engineering Intern at Microsoft

July 17, 2020

Disheka Moore is a scholar, entrepreneur, and software engineer. She is currently a 2X Microsoft intern and founder of EyeDriven : a company that wants to protect your eyes from blue light while also making you look fashiona…

Guest: Disheka Moore