Transatlantic Cable Podcast

In this special episode of the Transatlantic Cable Podcast, we engage in a thoughtful conversation with guests Genie Gan and Ekaterina Burdova about the pivotal topic of Women in Technology, coinciding with the celebration of International Women’s Day.

 Throughout the episode, the panel delves into various aspects of empowering women in STEM fields, touching on strategies for governmental and academic institutions to foster greater female participation, community-driven initiatives aimed at providing support and encouragement, and corporate measures to promote gender diversity and create inclusive workplaces. Additionally, the discussion explores the influence of media representation, citing examples like "The Queen’s Gambit" and its impact on shaping perceptions of female protagonists in male-dominated spheres.

 Emphasizing the significance of representation for aspiring female leaders, the guests also discuss ways to serve as role models for young girls interested in pursuing careers in technology. Furthermore, the conversation highlights the importance of mentoring programs in women's professional development, as well as the challenges and strategies for maintaining a healthy work-life-family-education balance.

Ultimately, the episode aims to challenge myths surrounding women in tech and inspire meaningful change within the industry.

Direct download: WIT_2024.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 4:05am EDT