Breaking the glass ceiling: A PDXWIT Podcast

Our first podcast strives to highlight the people working to make the tech industry a more diverse and inclusive place. On each episode, we will attempt to dig below the surface of our guest's achievements and challenges, showcasing the stories behind the story. We believe that focusing on the person and humanizing their lived experiences will help us shape the future of tech.

Brit Syer
Co-host

Juliana Kutch
Co-host

Max Ono
Engineer

Meghan Lewis
Graphic Designer

Paul M. Trubachik
Music

Special Thanks to Cast iron coding

 
 

EPISODES

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Episode 1: Katrina Johnson

On this very first episode co-hosts Brit Syer and Juliana Kutch interview Katrina Johnson, who uses she/her pronouns.  Katrina is a Chicago born Data Science student who won the 2018 PDXWIT Scholarship award, which she will use to attend a conference on machine learning and artificial intelligence in Austin, TX. She has dual Masters degrees in English and Philosophy, and hopes to use her newfound data science superpowers to fight for social justice.