Maryam is a Senior Staff Software Engineer at Achievers. She’s the third Achievers woman I’ve interviewed this year as part of the Achievers Women’s Network (AWN) efforts to highlight female leaders in different stages of their career throughout the organization. Given the fact that engineering is still largely male-dominated, I was excited to speak to Maryam about her journey into the field and how we can push for more diversity in engineering. Maryam shared her inspiring story of perseverance, resilience, and triumph from her beginnings growing up in Iran and falling in love with tech, to her move to Canada and her continued pursuit for personal and career growth.
Kaitlin currently works as a Producer at Uken Games. I was introduced to her by our mutual friend, Kelly, who thought she would be a perfect fit for the blog! Within less than 10 minutes of meeting her, I felt a connection to her as we shared laughs throughout her photo shoot. I was super excited to learn more about what exactly a Producer does, her journey from engineering to her current role, and her thoughts on how we can continue to push for gender parity in STEM. Continue reading “Kaitlin Smith”
Jessica currently works as a Platform Engineer at Wattpad. When I met her almost 2 months ago, I was instantly drawn by her open and friendly demeanor. Over time, I have come to know her as a smart and multi-talented individual, with an impressive drive to learn and seek challenges. I was excited to connect with her to learn more about her journey into software engineering, her experiences and learnings as a female engineer, and her thoughts on the ongoing fight for equality. Continue reading “Jessica Leung”
Wendy currently works as the Data Science Manager at Wattpad. For me, she has always been a force to be reckoned with, known for her candor, determination, and hard work. She is a strong advocate of feminism and diversity, and has in many ways pushed me to explore beyond my scope of expertise for which I am eternally grateful! I was excited to hear more about her unconventional journey into the world of Data Science, the various challenges she continues to overcome, and her thoughts on the ongoing fight for equality.
Continue reading “Wendy Foster”