Episode 015: Zuri Hunter as Queen of Hackathons
January 11th, 2017 · 59 mins 51 secs
About this Episode
00:16 – Welcome to “Snowpocalypse!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
01:50 – Zuri’s Background and Origin Story
04:19 – Hackathons
Meet Zuri. The Queen of Hackathons.
16:37 – Overcoming Shyness
20:47 – Navigating the Channels of Your Career
Graphical User Interface (GUI)
27:07 – Developing Skills and Keeping up with New Technologies
AWS Certified Solutions Architect
33:31 – Hiring Practices; Culture Fit
Research: How Subtle Class Cues Can Backfire on Your Resume (“No Silver Bullet” for D&I)
Facebook’s Hiring Process Hinders Its Effort to Create a Diverse Workforce
An Imbalance; Casting a Wider Net to Attract Computing Women (“Dave-to-Girl Ratio”)
50:23 – Leading While Learning
Jessica: Helping others in small ways. #Micromentoring!
#micromentoring https://t.co/D51s0HoA8m— Greater Than Code (@greaterthancode) January 11, 2017
Coraline: Senior developers need to create opportunities for micromentorship.
Zuri: Periodically check in with new developers.
Astrid: Use hackathons as a way to try new things and to meet others who are already good at them.
Sam: Hang out at hackathons and the power of post-its!
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