Motherboard

by Kathryn Rotondo

Motherboard
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 16
  • Last: 31 Aug 2015
Conversations with mothers in tech.

Episodes (16)

  • Episode 16: Elise Wei
    Episode 16: Elise Wei
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    Published: 31 Aug 2015 Duration: 53:48
    Elise Wei is an Elise is an Engineering Director at Monetate with an 18-month-old daughter. We talked about her path from fine art photography to tech, being the first female engineer at her company, being promoted to director while on mate... Read more →
    Elise Wei is an Elise is an Engineering Director at Monetate with an 18-month-old daughter. We talked about her path from fine art photography to tech, being the first female engineer at her company, being promoted to director while on mate... Read more →

  • Episode 15: Jenni Snyder
    Episode 15: Jenni Snyder
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    Published: 26 Aug 2015 Duration: 01:15:53
    Jenni Snyder is a MySQL DBA at Yelp, with a 15-month-old daughter. We talked about her experience starting a moms group at work, helping the company to improve reboarding moms after leave, including the importance of having managers and HR ... Read more →
    Jenni Snyder is a MySQL DBA at Yelp, with a 15-month-old daughter. We talked about her experience starting a moms group at work, helping the company to improve reboarding moms after leave, including the importance of having managers and HR ... Read more →

  • Episode 14: Prasanna Krishnan
    Episode 14: Prasanna Krishnan
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    Published: 11 Feb 2015 Duration: 01:02:42
    Prasanna Krishnan is CEO and co-founder of SmartyPal, with a 4-year-old son & expecting her second child. Notes SmartyPal @smartypalapps on Twitter SmartyPal on Facebook
    Prasanna Krishnan is CEO and co-founder of SmartyPal, with a 4-year-old son & expecting her second child. Notes SmartyPal @smartypalapps on Twitter SmartyPal on Facebook

  • Episode 13: Camille Fournier
    Episode 13: Camille Fournier
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    Published: 14 Jan 2015 Duration: 55:24
    Camille Fournier is CTO at Rent the Runway with a toddler son. Notes Elided Branches @skamille on Twitter Rent the Runway Sponsor GitHub
    Camille Fournier is CTO at Rent the Runway with a toddler son. Notes Elided Branches @skamille on Twitter Rent the Runway Sponsor GitHub

  • Episode 12: Anil Dash
    Episode 12: Anil Dash
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    Published: 5 Jan 2015 Duration: 01:04:41
    Anil Dash is co-founder and CEO of ThinkUp and has a 3.5-year-old son. Notes Anil Dash @anildash on Twitter ThinkUp The Good Web Bundle Sponsor GitHub
    Anil Dash is co-founder and CEO of ThinkUp and has a 3.5-year-old son. Notes Anil Dash @anildash on Twitter ThinkUp The Good Web Bundle Sponsor GitHub

  • Episode 11: Rebecca Murphey
    Episode 11: Rebecca Murphey
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    Published: 18 Dec 2014 Duration: 01:04:31
    Rebecca Murphey is a staff software engineer at Bazaarvoice and has an 16-month-old son. Notes Rebecca Murphey @rmurphey on Twitter Sponsor GitHub
    Rebecca Murphey is a staff software engineer at Bazaarvoice and has an 16-month-old son. Notes Rebecca Murphey @rmurphey on Twitter Sponsor GitHub

  • Episode 10: Sara Pyle
    Episode 10: Sara Pyle
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    Published: 5 Dec 2014 Duration: 57:56
    Sara Pyle is a Supportocat at Github with a 15-month-old daughter. We talked about the perils of going back to work too early and how her leave plan pivoted, her strategies for working remotely when baby is in the next room, and the status ... Read more →
    Sara Pyle is a Supportocat at Github with a 15-month-old daughter. We talked about the perils of going back to work too early and how her leave plan pivoted, her strategies for working remotely when baby is in the next room, and the status ... Read more →

  • Episode 9: Kelly Shearon
    Episode 9: Kelly Shearon
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    Published: 20 Nov 2014 Duration: 56:35
    Kelly Shearon is Director of Marketing at Github, and a single parent to her 4.5-year-old son. We talked about her former heavy travel schedule that required going through TSA with breastmilk, and about learning not to measure yourself agai... Read more →
    Kelly Shearon is Director of Marketing at Github, and a single parent to her 4.5-year-old son. We talked about her former heavy travel schedule that required going through TSA with breastmilk, and about learning not to measure yourself agai... Read more →

  • Episode 8: Rise Riyo
    Episode 8: Rise Riyo
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    Published: 12 Nov 2014 Duration: 01:00:12
    Rise Riyo is a full stack developer with a seven-year-old daughter. We talked about studying digital animation during its early days, going back to work when you’re not well yet and helping colleagues and bosses understand a disability. Not... Read more →
    Rise Riyo is a full stack developer with a seven-year-old daughter. We talked about studying digital animation during its early days, going back to work when you’re not well yet and helping colleagues and bosses understand a disability. Not... Read more →

  • Episode 7: Jen Myers
    Episode 7: Jen Myers
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    Published: 5 Nov 2014 Duration: 58:56
    Jen Myers is founder of the High Visibility Project and Code and Cupcakes. She has an eight-year-old daughter. Notes Jen Myers antiheroine on Twitter High Visibility Project Code and Cupcakes Sponsor GitHub
    Jen Myers is founder of the High Visibility Project and Code and Cupcakes. She has an eight-year-old daughter. Notes Jen Myers antiheroine on Twitter High Visibility Project Code and Cupcakes Sponsor GitHub

  • Episode 6: Gretchen
    Episode 6: Gretchen
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    Published: 18 Jun 2014 Duration: 47:59
    Gretchen* is an Independent Consultant with two kids: a six-year-old and a thirteen-year-old. We talked about her journey from engineering to sales, how older kids require attention that can’t be outsourced, and about focusing on the trade-... Read more →
    Gretchen* is an Independent Consultant with two kids: a six-year-old and a thirteen-year-old. We talked about her journey from engineering to sales, how older kids require attention that can’t be outsourced, and about focusing on the trade-... Read more →

  • Episode 5: Andrea
    Episode 5: Andrea
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    Published: 11 Jun 2014 Duration: 01:03:02
    Andrea is a Quality Assurance Manager with two kids, aged 11 and 13. We talked about setting up a nursing room in an office that didn’t have one, setting screen time limits with her pre-teens, and asking for what you need. Notes La Leche Le... Read more →
    Andrea is a Quality Assurance Manager with two kids, aged 11 and 13. We talked about setting up a nursing room in an office that didn’t have one, setting screen time limits with her pre-teens, and asking for what you need. Notes La Leche Le... Read more →

  • Episode 4: Doreen Fasen
    Episode 4: Doreen Fasen
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    Published: 4 Jun 2014 Duration: 50:39
    Doreen Fasen is Lead Program Manager on the Outlook Calendar Team at Microsoft and has two school-aged kids. We talked about how helping companies see the benefits of flexibility, blogging about managing family schedules, and her approach t... Read more →
    Doreen Fasen is Lead Program Manager on the Outlook Calendar Team at Microsoft and has two school-aged kids. We talked about how helping companies see the benefits of flexibility, blogging about managing family schedules, and her approach t... Read more →

  • Episode 3: Shirley Gaw
    Episode 3: Shirley Gaw
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    Published: 28 May 2014 Duration: 59:39
    Shirley Gaw works on the YouTube team at Google and has a 2.5-year-old daughter. We talked about mentorship and majoring in computer science, the stresses of an international move during her pregnancy, and maternity benefits including on-si... Read more →
    Shirley Gaw works on the YouTube team at Google and has a 2.5-year-old daughter. We talked about mentorship and majoring in computer science, the stresses of an international move during her pregnancy, and maternity benefits including on-si... Read more →

  • Episode 2: Jean Hsu
    Episode 2: Jean Hsu
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    Published: 21 May 2014 Duration: 57:39
    Jean Hsu is an Engineer at Medium and mother of a baby daughter. We talked about breaking the pregnancy news to her boss (Twitter co-founder Ev Williams), being the first to use maternity leave and how much the company changed while she was... Read more →
    Jean Hsu is an Engineer at Medium and mother of a baby daughter. We talked about breaking the pregnancy news to her boss (Twitter co-founder Ev Williams), being the first to use maternity leave and how much the company changed while she was... Read more →

  • Episode 1: Máirín Duffy
    Episode 1: Máirín Duffy
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    Published: 5 Mar 2014 Duration: 54:40
    Máirín Duffy is a Principal Interaction Designer at Red Hat, with a nine-month-old daughter. We talked about making open source software with inviting user experiences, how working at the same company as her spouse made parental benefits mo... Read more →
    Máirín Duffy is a Principal Interaction Designer at Red Hat, with a nine-month-old daughter. We talked about making open source software with inviting user experiences, how working at the same company as her spouse made parental benefits mo... Read more →

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