So you want to get into tech but are not sure how? Well, you have come to the right place. Valarie Regas and Jennifer Bland the hosts for the CodePrep Podcast will show you how you can get into tech. We feature stories of people who have taken a non-traditional path to get into tech. Our podcast provides an inside look into their path with the goal of encouraging our listeners to follow in their footsteps. Our guests hold a wide range of positions in tech including Front-end Development, DevOps, UX Designer, Developer Advocate, Management, Back-end Development, and Blockchain. If you want to get into tech but are not sure how then this podcast is for you.
Correction from Episode 001: We are dropping new episodes each Tuesday in 2019, not Monday.
Valarie is a youngling developer, a Georgia Tech coding bootcamp graduate, and a veteran mommy. She holds a BA in Psychology and currently works as a Jr. DevOps Engineer at a start up in Atlanta. After years being a stay-at-home mom, she decided to change her life by entering Tech, and has learned a lot along the way. She enjoys mixed martial arts fighting, table-top role playing games, public speaking, creating tiny humans, and political activism.
Jennifer is a Senior Software Engineer. She is Google Developers Expert for Web Technologies. Jennifer is a frequent speaker having spoken at over 27 events, meetups or conferences in the past 3 years. She is a Keynote Speaker. Jennifer created the website codeprep and the training courses. She is on the Leadership Committee for Women Who Code Atlanta.