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Navigating Race & Burnout in Tech With Leo Yockey

Leo Yockey is a Software Engineer, Writer, and Speaker from Los Angeles. He runs a digital agency called MangoBass Consulting and is an advocate for underrepresented people in the tech industry. Leo shares his unique story and perspective as a transgender black man in tech. Making a career change Self-taught and coding bootcamp resources Importance of a mentor Real-world example of systemic racism Creating multiple streams of income Monetizing your expertise Unlearning money myths Breaking…
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August 16, 2020 0
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Breaking Into Tech With Twitter with Will Johnson

Will Johnson is a self-taught developer who broke into tech using Twitter. As you can imagine, his path to break into tech wasn’t easy. He used a lot of different ways to learn and work towards his goals of becoming a developer so that he could create a comfortable life for his family. Here are the topics we cover in Will’s interview Will’s path as a self-taught developer Repeating courses to solidify knowledge The struggle…
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July 28, 2020 0

The Wealth of Being in Tech with Valerie

Valerie is the Executive Director at Tech By Choice and a Senior Software Engineer at Mastery Logistics. She holds a BS in Psychology & Art. Valerie is passionate about creating secure human-centered digital experiences. As a successful self-taught developer, Valerie started Tech By Choice to give back to the community that helped her succeed. Valerie shares her journey into tech from being a Psychology major to becoming a senior software engineer and the founder of…
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July 14, 2020 0