Have you ever thought about how the software programs or apps we use everyday to make our lives easier take into account diversity and inclusion in who they are made for or even the designers behind the scenes making them for us? Well this has been an MProper thought our host Mimi Jacks thinks about a lot when considering how to increase the number of women of color in Technology on all levels and interactions. Our special guest Shanae Chapman, is the Founder of Nerdy Diva, a small, Black woman-owned business that helps tech start-ups grow and scale into mature businesses with excellent user experience (UX), strategic diversity and inclusion, and investment in their community.
You will definitely want to listen and share this conversation as Mimi and Shanae talk about her love for UX design, encountering diverse women in Corporate Technology, how social innovation is integrated with Technology and Diversity, the importance of APIs in sharing information to our communities and so much more. The fact that Nerdy Diva also is involved with angel investing for underrepresented founders blew my mind!
And after you hear this MProper Mimi episode I'm sure you will agree that one month alone i snot enough to recognize all the things that women do or are capable of! To Learn more about Shanae and Nerdy Diva find informative links below and be sure to sign up for the Nerdy Diva Newsletter.
Produced by Cyren Young
Nerdy Diva Links
Inclusive Design Resources: https://mailchi.mp/nerdydiva.com/lwt2021
97 Things Every UX Practitioner Should Know - Free Chapter: https://mailchi.mp/nerdydiva.com/97things
Inclusive UX Article: https://uxpamagazine.org/workplace-culture/
Newsletter Sign up: https://mailchi.mp/0cdc271e78ea/nerdydivanewsletter
Newsletter Archives: https://us20.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=dca765364c56e31e0224ff35f&id=12f2289e00
Angel Investing Thesis: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uK-PIUOpc6alW0MObB7M_-hB6hUlbH8e/view
Episode 9: Not all Sucias are...como se dice? MProper. The support from the ladies in a book club I've been a part of for many years (La Sucias) was strong before Covid 19 and will be there long after we are out of quarantine. Join us as a few members join MProper Mimi to talk about how we keep things afloat at home in a time when there is a lot of uncertainty. You will see that is is possible to be late to work, even when you are working from home! It's also a safe bet to call on your girls when you are experimenting with mysterious roots in the kitchen. At the end of the day it all comes down to being there to help each other survive, laugh and know when to hide from the kids! Bi-Weekly Episode #9 Follow @Mproper_Mimi on Instagram for more insights on empowering women and stories to share. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mpropermimi/support ...
Episode 11: Have you ever eaten something that you grew in your own garden? Join MProper Mimi with her guests Michelle Carr and Candace Eldridge as we talk about what's growing in our gardens, black farmers, and who is afraid of country living! We may only be Urban Farmers playing in our gardens with dreams of having our own farms...but the sun, soil and water run through our veins. Get grounded with the earth and try your hand at growing your own food too. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mpropermimi/support ...
Welcome to the first MProper Mimi episode of Season Three!! What better way to kick it off than to talk to two podcast mavens about using their platform to empower women. Listen as MProper Mimi host Mimi Jacks and Unique, the host of Becoming Unique interview each other to share with you how they came to a point in their lives of being true to themselves. Join us as we talk about self limiting beliefs and how acknowledging that we are enough helped to lead us to various accomplishments. Find more information about Unique and the topics we cover in the links below. Becoming Unique Website: https://www.becomingunique.com/ IG: @becoming_unique Facebook: @becominguniquepodcast MProper Mimi https://www.mpropermimi.com/ https://www.instagram.com/mpropermimi/ https://www.facebook.com/MProperMimi/ https://twitter.com/MproperMimi Produced by Cyren Young MProper Suggestions: Will by Will Smith Becoming Unique podcast: I Am Enough MProper Mimi S2 Ep4: You Can Overcome Imposter Syndrome ...