Aleisha Amohia - a good mix of tech stuff and people stuff

Aleisha Amohia - a good mix of tech stuff and people stuff

Aleisha Amohia has already achieved more than … YOU! No, seriously, final year of University; jump started a very successful women in tech club; an actual job contributing to a massively popular open source project; finalist in NZ Hi-Tech Awards …

Listen in and find out how Aleisha manages it all.

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#WiDSWellington Event Day

#WiDSWellington Event Day

Note: you should also listen to part 1 and part 2 of the #WiDSWellington 2019 Speaker series.

The day of the event and we got to catch-up with a staaaaaack of people including ALL of the speakers not already represented on the podcast (see above), and all of the exhibitors. We asked 3 simple questions 1) Who are you; 2) Who are you representing; 3) Why this event?

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WiDS Wellington speakers (pt 1) - Talking to the Wizards of Data Science

WiDS Wellington speakers (pt 1) - Talking to the Wizards of Data Science

In the run up to the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Wellington event we find out who, what, where, and why from four of the speakers - you will hear from:

  • Mary-Ellen Gordon

  • Kat Greenbrook

  • Amanda Hughes

  • Ernestynne Walsh

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Kate Kolich + Mary-Ellen Gordon: WiDS 2019 (9th March, Wellington)

Kate Kolich + Mary-Ellen Gordon: WiDS 2019 (9th March, Wellington)

We had a brief chat with Kate Kolich and Mary-Ellen Gordon, the co-organisers of WiDS Wellington (Women In Data Science) being held at Wellington’s Victoria University on Saturday 9th March. They take us through the global event, the Wellington one, and what everyone can expect when they come along …

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Katie Brown - It's the sentiment that counts

Katie Brown - It's the sentiment that counts

Katie has since moved on from the forefront of social media use within the New Zealand government and now applies her skills and experiences to her 'community' be that geographical, people. or even her own internal self. She has a great sense of care that again applies to all but especially tech workers.

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