The interview series is a series of intimate discussions with women in the technical & digital spaces. They are entrepreneurs, developers, students, cyber-security experts, managers and social media queens, you name it we love the all. The aim of the series is to increase the visibility of women in tech, to prove that no woman's journey is linear & to celebrate their successes. Whatever your passion or skill OR gender, there's something out there for you! Rae McClellandis the
In this May’s edition of the #InterviewSeries we talk to Holly Brockwell, Woman of the Year 2015 and owner of Gadgette. Holly is a technology journalist who has written for The Guardian, the BBC, Gizmodo and more! A fascinating and intelligent woman (& mama of some really cute animals - go follow her on twitter), it is nothing short of an honour to have her featured on CyberWomen. Hello! Firstly I'm very excited to be talking to CyberWomen, what an amazing idea for a website.
Katarina Kljajic is an entrepreneurial mega babe, she's super successful at an incredibly young age and is ONE TO WATCH 🚀. She's also one of the kindest, funniest and generous people I've had the pleasure of meeting. Honestly, get in touch with her! Read all about her experiences below ⬇️ "I am the second hire in the EMEA team for a Enterprise Marketing software headquartered in San Francisco. I am responsible for Sales and Customer success.
I have also just founded my own
I was introduced to the wonderful Alejandra on the @candles slack channel, which btw if you are interested in UX in any way AT ALL you need to be on. Alejandra is currently working as a front end dev and is also interested in UX design. Her journey is super motivating and she offers up some incredibly refreshing advice, reminding us that nobody was born with the skills needed to succeed, it’s all about the drive to learn! One to follow for sure! “My name is Alejandra Muñoz, I
Although I’ve been practicing yoga and wellbeing techniques for seven years now, the extreme highs and lows of this wonderfully turbulent year have really got me reflecting on my mental health and all the things I am grateful for. It may seem inconsequential, but I feel like I’ve achieved SUCH a milestone this year and I’m sure those of you who struggle with anxiety will relate. I’ve finally stopped giving myself so much grief for the consistency and amount of time I spend pr
**Update: I've now been in my job for nearly a year so I thought it about time I make a couple of changes to this post. Upon reflection, a lot of this advice is useful for graduates or those wanting to change their job regardless of the industry. I talk about several different things in this post, but if you don't want to read it all my advice constitutes of the following things: #1 Free (or very cheap) online courses/ training #2 Events #3 Meetups #4 Twitter #5 LinkedIn #6 S
... The Interview Series is back! Excuse the silence for the past couple of weeks/months (oops), amongst other adulty things, I've had to take a rain check to finish my MA, move 200 odd miles across the country and sort myself out with a job. The good news being, that I'm very very nearly there and I have a back-log of insightful & enlightening interviews to post. So, without further ado I'd like to introduce you all to another one of my cyber-heroes, Catherine Knibbs. Like m
This is a BIG one guys! Introducing my hero... Dr Jessica Barker. I was fortunate enough to attend the Cyber Security Insights camp at the University of Birmingham, where Jessica was speaking. It was an incredible talk and I was in complete awe of Jessica's calm and cool demeanour. I cheekily Tweeted her after the talk and asked if she would like to take part in the series and she said yes! What an inspirational, interesting and kind woman. Jessica has been able to fuse psych
As far as goals go, @Paulienuh pretty much optimises them all. I strongly suggest you follow her on all avenues possible (details below), her content is FIRE, she'll make you want to work out, get organised and be grateful. She's not only a bio-med student at Sheffield Uni, but she also blogs, codes, lifts and meditates. DAMN GIRL, you inspirational! "Hi there, I’m Pauline. 👋🏼 I do a lot of things but in a nutshell, I’m studying an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science
Jenny is an expert in social engineering, which is the human element of security. She is know as the "people hacker" and is respected as a world authority in her field. It is Jenny's people skills that have been the driving force for her success and she reminds us that no matter how technical or digital our lives become, people skills are just as, if not more important. Jenny is a regular keynote at major security events, has taught all over the world and has given 4 TED tal