Tech in the Right Direction
Developing Your Skills to Stand Out from the Field

Developing Your Skills to Stand Out from the Field

February 23, 2021

This week's guest is Evelyn Sheahan, Director of Business Programs for Azure Cloud and AI at Microsoft. She has a background in technology, business management, and marketing. Evelyn has a wide range of corporate and field experience and has worked in sales-enablement programs developed to drive multi-million-dollar sales with increased efficiencies.

Today we talk about Evelyn's beginnings and how it eventually grew into a role at Microsoft. We also talk about the challenge’s women face within tech and how important it is to develop your skills to stand out. We also talk about how important it is to find a mentor who can guide you in the right direction.

Thank you for listening; we hope Evelyn's story helps inspire others to grow their tech career.

How Real Change is Created by Market Leaders

How Real Change is Created by Market Leaders

February 16, 2021

This week's guest is Aja Hill, Director of Modern Workplace Customer Success - Federal at Microsoft. Aja's primary focus is on ensuring Microsoft customers achieve full adoption of their Microsoft Teams technology. She does this by giving the customer full visibility into what they own, developing plans to train end-users to use the technology, and encouraging end-users to make the technology their own.

Today we talk about Aja's beginnings in marketing within the music industry and how she eventually grew into a role at Microsoft. We also talk about the challenges women are facing within tech and how market leaders like Microsoft are taking action.

Thank you for listening; we hope Aja's story helps inspire others to grow their tech career.

Global Perspective: How-to Grow Your Organization

Global Perspective: How-to Grow Your Organization

February 9, 2021

This week's guest is Leonie Moos, the Head of Program at Grace - Accelerate Female Entrepreneurship. Leonie previously worked at a fintech company in the e-commerce industry and a venture capitalist firm. Her global industry experience has allowed her to become an expert on how to grow a business with worldwide capabilities.

Today we talk about how a global perspective can help organizations improve and grow a worldwide presence. We also discuss the importance of promoting female entrepreneurs and some advice for females’ entrepreneurs just starting.

Thank you for listening; we hope Leonie's story helps inspire others to grow their tech career.

How-to Spark Your Career and Grow as an Individual

How-to Spark Your Career and Grow as an Individual

February 2, 2021

This week's guest is Binna Kim, the President and Co-Founder of Vested - Communications Agency. She is an experienced financial services communications consultant, working with large and small financial brands on strategy and execution. Leveraging creativity and pragmatism, she worked with firms to craft a compelling strategy with impactful results. As an integrated communicator, she thinks holistically about how brands can leverage the communications mix to deliver ROI.

Today we talk about how certain people and experiences help spark career inspirations. We also talk about how different industries have evolved to make room for women, but more work remains. 

Thank you for listening; we hope Binna help inspire others to grow their tech career.

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