S2 E04 - Breaking barriers: Overcoming unconscious bias as a tech self-starter | Nina Ajnira Karisik
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In this episode, Vinita and Sam talk to software engineer and SHE codes mentor, Nina Ajnira Karisik, to discuss how to break into the tech industry as a self-starter, dealing with unconscious bias, and how to overcome these barriers to achieve success.
We cover the following themes:
- Finding her feet in tech as a self-starter
- How unconscious bias has affected her career
- The benefits and limitations of AI in programming
- The co-dependence between design and programming
Nina is a software engineer and a sustainable fashion enthusiast with a background in digital marketing, branding and journalism. She looks at code holistically, being equally interested in back-end and front-end development, as well as being very passionate about how said code makes a difference in people's lives.
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