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February 23, 2023

S3 E03: Women Who Code & Big Tech w/ Ritika Kanade

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February 23, 2023
Margo McCabe
Head of DevRel & Partnerships at HarperDB

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This episode features Ritika Kanade, Network Director for WomenWhoCode. Questions covered include:

  • Tell us a bit about who you are, your background and journey in tech
  • What is Women Who Code? How did you get involved in WWC and what do you do with the org? How does WWC impact the community?
  • How far have we come and what challenges still need to be addressed in the tech community?
  • What's it like working for a tech giant? Any tips for other folks trying to get to a similar place in their career?
  • What tools / technologies / or tech trends are you excited about right now?

Ritika is a Software Engineer based in Seattle. She has worked at Rakuten in Fukuoka, Japan for ~3 years and was an Openlab Intern at CERN's IT-DB department in the summer of 2015. She is well travelled and enjoys learning new languages and cultures. She believes in equal opportunities and strongly advocates for education to all. She volunteers as a Network Director for WomenWhoCode in Seattle.

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