Shahed AlMashni – To improve yourself, be self-aware and accept feedback with an open heart

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Shahed AlMashni Shahed is currently a software engineer at Google working on Sovereign Cloud. Previously, Shahed has held internships at Amazon, Meta, and Google. Listen to Shahed’s Story Key Lessons from this Episode Transcript As Salaam alaikum, you’re listening to Tech Sisters stories. Tech Sisters is […]

Mentor Match Reflections

Today’s episode is a little bit different. We’re talking to some of the participants of our first Mentor Match cohort: Medina Tochi Ajro, Madihah Akhtar, Muna Ali, Damilola Odumosu, and Sadiya Zackria. The three-month cohort recently finished, and you’ll hear their reflections on their mentoring experience. Listen To Today’s Episode Key Lessons from this Episode […]

20+ Questions to ask at your next interview to see if the company is a good fit

In today’s episode we’ll continue where we left off in How to Survive as a Muslim Woman in Tech. This time, we’ll focus on the job interview as a point where you can get a sense of whether the company will be a safe place for you. A place where you can thrive being yourself […]

Rahmat Lasisi – I Am Here And I Have So Much To Offer

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Rahmat Lasisi Rahmat has more than 17 years of experience working in tech and has done pretty much everything: Web Application Development, Mobile Application, Bespoke Websites, Hardware Architecture, Big Data Analysis, Team Building, Mentoring and Product Management. She co-founded two companies and is currently the CTO […]

Zakia Abdullah – The Scariest Decision Of My Life Was The Best One I Ever Made

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Zakia Abdullah. Zakia is an award-winning character artist who creates characters and concepts for the game industry. She draws inspiration from her culture, experiences, and curiosity in order to make impactful work. She’s committed to improving ethnic diversity in the games industry and recently served as […]

How To Make Your Career Change Into Tech Super Smooth

Are you feeling dissatisfied with work and thinking about making a career change into tech? You’re not alone. 1 in 4 workers left their jobs and are looking to change careers post-COVID. The questions we get asked the most at Tech Sisters, by far, are around getting into tech. Women tell us they’re unhappy with […]

How To Overcome Hijab Harassment At Work

Thank you for applying to work at our company! Unfortunately, we’re sorry to say… You don’t need to finish reading. You already know this is a rejection email—another one.  So many of us have experienced the job hunt slump. When it feels like no one is interested in hiring what you have to offer. And […]

Finding my way back to myself from depression

We don’t ask for the test. But still it comes. And when it does, it is like the rain – fierce, cleansing – stripping us of all our complacency, our self-satisfaction, our forgetfulness. And, like the rain, our tears flow, taking us back to the prayer mat, back to the open hands, back to The […]

Huma Hamid — Isolation is the greatest barrier to tech diversity

Huma Hamid is a tech-maker by heart and a volunteer by soul, with a passion for building digital products, platforms, teams, and communities. She is currently part of the platform technology group within Cisco as a technical product manager and the Cofounder and former President at Pakistani Women in Computing (PWiC), a USA based non-profit […]

Shamim Rajani — You need to have the courage to break out of your bubble yourself

We’re so excited to welcome Shamim Rajani as our latest Tech Sister! Tech Sisters Stories is a series that profiles Muslim women in tech and brings attention to the incredible personalities and work we have in our community. Shamim Rajani is a Techpreneur and has been serving the Pakistan IT industry for the last 15 […]