Fatimah Akanbi – Your life is worth your best. Commit to a plan and never give up

“Sorry. You’re the best candidate for this role, but we wouldn’t be able to go ahead because of your hijab. People would think we’re an Islamic organisation, and we don’t want that. Maybe you could take it off?” Searching for a new job can be a hard and demoralising process, even at the best of […]

Nasrien Youness – People are willing to help you. Don’t be afraid to ask

Imagine you’re sitting in your university lessons with an uncomfortable feeling that you can’t ignore anymore. You’re realising that what you’ve spent the last few years studying, the life you planned for yourself, isn’t actually what you want for yourself. How do you move on from that? Do you ignore that feeling and keep going […]

Alifya Kagalwalla – The benefits of working must outweigh the risks

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Alifya Kagalwalla Alifya Kagalwalla is a VP of Engineering at Tempus Labs in Chicago. At Tempus she leads various engineering operations teams focused on cloud infrastructure, test engineering and developer productivity. Tempus is a precision medicine company that leverages AI to help physicians make informed treatment […]

Shaheen Sultana – The More You Do Wrong, The More You Learn

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Shaheen Sultana Shaheen is a QA Analyst at Aventum Group. She loves to speak at various conferences and blogs to share knowledge and connect with more people in the community. Listen to Shaheen’s Story Key Lessons From This Episode Transcript This transcript was auto-generated by Descript […]

Zahraa Al Sahili – Never Let Anything Stop You From Achieving Your Goals

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Zahraa Al Sahili. Zahraa is an incoming PhD Student at Queen Mary University of London and Google DeepMind PhD Scholar. Zahraa is also an AI Session Lead a Udacity. Listen to Zahraa’s Story Key Lessons from this Episode Transcript Zahraa Al Sahili [00:00:00] Grace Witter: As […]

Marwa Jawad – Get Ready for Opportunities Before They Come to You

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Marwa Jawad Marwa enjoys developing things that live on the internet. Her interest in web development started back in 2018 when she decided to try to make her ideas into real projects with HTML & CSS! Fast-forward to today, and Marwa had the privilege of working […]

Fatma Elasouad – I know it’s hard at the start, but you got this!

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Fatma Elasouad Fatma is a hardworking, motivated and knowledge-hungry developer; currently working as a cloud data engineer at BT. She’s also a co-founder of @Inclusive.Code a community that shares their experience as Early Career Developers, many of whom have made a career switch into Tech, in […]

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 […]

Hawa Camara – You need to keep going. And one day you’ll understand why you kept going

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Hawa Camara Hawa is a freelance Copywriter working with the Brandz Bee on the Tech Sisters rebranding project. She loves to write personality-filled copy that goes right to the heart and boosts conversions. Listen To Hawa’s Story Key Lessons from this Episode Why Hawa feels her […]

Yulianna Frederika – Showing up and doing what you love is enough to inspire others

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Yulianna Frederika Yulianna is a multi-faceted creative with expertise in graphic design, branding, social media & content creation across various industries who believes that thought-provoking content inspires actionable change. She’s a social media manager at Rice Media and co-founder of Lepak Conversations which focuses on engaging […]