Sessions

Interview with Kasey Champion, Software Engineer and CS teacher

2 weeks ago
In this episode, Soumow sits with Kasey Champion, a passionate Software Engineer at Microsoft and a Computer Science teacher in Seattle.  Kasey on social media : InstagramMedium Follow @techie4good   GALs is a show about the women who work in Tech (at Microsoft or outside) from three ladies that currently work on the Channel 9 […]

Interview with Laura Butler, Microsoft Vice President Star Treknical Goddess

3 weeks ago
In this episode, Soumow sits with Laura Butler the one and only Star Treknical Goddess, the first female Technical Fellow at Microsoft and currently the Vice President of OneNote.She specializes in debugging problems of all kinds, from crashing code to team morale to cookies that don’t brown properly.  She’s sorry that you’re still using code she wrote […]

Cloud Gal: Oana Platon (Ep. 1)

1 month ago
In the pilot episode of Cloud Gal, we talk to Oana Platon, Senior Developer in Azure Service Fabric. Oana shares her technical and mathematical history, her technical passions, role models, work/life balance and self care, and provides an overview of Azure Service Fabric.

Interview with Melissa Sassi CEO & Founder of MentorNations

1 month ago
In this episode, Soumow sits down and chat with Melissa Sassi, CEO & Founder of MentorNations, a community of volunteers who believe digital literacy is a human right. Melissa also works at Microsoft and is a Phd student. She is a proof that even if you did not study CS, you can still work in […]

Interview with Kasey Uhlenhuth

2 months ago
Golnaz hung out with Roslyn’s Program Manager and member of the C#/VB team, Kasey Uhlenhuth! This Kentucky gal talks about her interests within the industry, her aspirations outside of tech, and where you can see her talk next! Follow her on Twitter @kuhlenhuth.
Interview with Katie Stone Perez

Interview with Katie Stone Perez

5 months ago
Golnaz and Kaitlin had the chance to sit down with ID@Xbox’s Senior Program Manager, Katie Stone Perez (and host of Channel 9’s Level Up show)! Katie has worked in gaming for fifteen years. In this episode she talks about her passion for games at an early age, pursuing studies in child psychology, and how that […]
Interview with Kendra Havens

Interview with Kendra Havens

6 months ago
Golnaz and Kaitlin had the chance to sit down with the .NET team’s newest member, Kendra Havens. Kendra Havens is a recent graduate of the University of Oklahoma. Learn more about how she started at Microsoft, her favorite technologies, and whether she’s team Star Wars or Star Trek. Kendra will be creating videos for the […]
Interview with Kathleen Hogan

Interview with Kathleen Hogan

9 months ago
In this episode, Golnaz and Crystal sit down and chat with Kathleen Hogan, Chief People Officer at Microsoft. As the executive vice president of Human Resources at Microsoft, Kathleen Hogan is responsible for moving the company’s cultural transformation forward. Prior to this role, Hogan was corporate vice president of Microsoft Services, a team dedicated to helping […]
Interview with Monique Tallon

Interview with Monique Tallon

10 months ago
In this episode, Golnaz and Kaitlin sit down and chat with Monique Tallon, CEO of Highest Path Consulting, an international executive coaching and training company developing 21st century leaders. Monique is also a Feminine Leadership expert, coach, and author of the new book, Leading Gracefully: A Woman’s Guide to Confident, Authentic and Effective Leadership. Where you […]
Celebrating Women In Startups

Celebrating Women In Startups

1 year ago
As Microsoft Accelerator works with startups around the world, we wanted to celebrate International Women’s Day by highlighting some of our female founders. We spoke to women from across the world and across different industries to discuss the past, present, and future of women in tech and the entrepreneurial space. Featured in this episode: Tal Shoham, CEO […]
Interview with Crystal Thune

Interview with Crystal Thune

1 year ago
In this episode, Golnaz and Kaitlin sit down and chat with Crystal Thune, an Audience Evangelism Manager at Microsoft. Learn about her beginnings at Syracuse University to ESPN, side projects she’s worked on, and her life at Microsoft. Where you can find Crystal: @crystalthune Buy YOLO, her book of poems.  GALs is a show about the […]
Interview with Sonja Madsen, Sharepoint MVP

Interview with Sonja Madsen, Sharepoint MVP

1 year ago
More about Sonja Madsen in her own words: @sonjamadsenI’m SharePoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional), and my blog on SharePoint 2013 has well over 1 million hits. I own Sonjasapps with over 20 apps in Microsoft SharePoint App Store. I’m both Microsoft Partner and Microsoft vendor. I started with SharePoint with MA (Master of Arts) degree […]