S16:E1 - What it’s like to break into tech as a mother (Arit Amana)

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In this episode, we talk about what it’s like to break into tech as a mother, with Arit Amana, software engineer at Forem. Arit talks about moving from WordPress freelancer to web developer, the challenges she has faced being a mother in tech, and her advice on how to level up and get promoted.

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Arit Amana

Arit Amana is a bootcamp-educated software engineer who transitioned to her current role at 37, after being a public-health analyst, and then a stay-at-home mom of two. In her free time, Arit passionately supports those attempting similar career transitions through speaking and mentoring.

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