Engineering Episodes

August 10, 2021

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

In this episode, 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 company, and we get into bala...

Engineering

March 30, 2021

#19: Shason Briscoe - Software Engineer at SurveyMonkey

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 Silic...

Engineering Social Good

February 10, 2021

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

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 indu...

Engineering Founders

January 19, 2021

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

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 problem...

Social Entrepreneurs Engineering Education Founders Social Good

December 18, 2020

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

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 Engine...

Founders Engineering

December 11, 2020

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

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 pro...

Founders Engineering

November 19, 2020

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

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 ...

Product Management Engineering

November 10, 2020

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

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. Sh...

Engineering

July 30, 2020

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

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 Ass...

Engineering AI/ML

July 17, 2020

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

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 fashionab...

Founders Engineering