5. Code Like a Girl with Ally Watson

5. Code Like a Girl with Ally Watson

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To view the show notes for this episode, visit: cogent.co/podcast-5___The purpose of Code Like a Girl is as inspiring as it is clear: Liberating the talents of women and girls. Right now their primary way of doing this is through liberating the technical talents of women and girls through coding camps, internships and events.We thoroughly agree that this work is important, and some of the many reasons we admire this organisation. They do simply amazing work demonstrating the importance of diversity in product development, and in creating spaces where girls with a love of tech can feel they belong.We spoke with Ally Watson, one of the co-founders of Code Like a Girl, about how she accidentally fell into tech, the numerous experiences she had in being the only female developer in organisations she worked for, and her decision to do something about it.To keep up to date with what is happening with Cogent, including when new episodes of this podcast are released, you can subscribe to our blog at cogent.co/blog. Or follow us on Twitter: @cogent_co or Instagram: @cogent_co.
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To view the show notes for this episode, visit: cogent.co/podcast-5___The purpose of Code Like a Girl is as inspiring as it is clear: Liberating the talents of women and girls. Right now their primary way of doing this is through liberating the technical talents of women and girls through coding camps, internships and events.We thoroughly agree that this work is important, and some of the many reasons we admire this organisation. They do simply amazing work demonstrating the importance of diversity in product development, and in creating spaces where girls with a love of tech can feel they belong.We spoke with Ally Watson, one of the co-founders of Code Like a Girl, about how she accidentally fell into tech, the numerous experiences she had in being the only female developer in organisations she worked for, and her decision to do something about it.To keep up to date with what is happening with Cogent, including when new episodes of this podcast are released, you can subscribe to our blog at cogent.co/blog. Or follow us on Twitter: @cogent_co or Instagram: @cogent_co.
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