Modern Figures Podcast

Modern Figures Podcast


Latest Episodes

Best Revenge is Your Paper -Episode 026
May 04, 2020

Guest: Pamela Gibbs

Working Moms Get The Job Done – Episode 024
April 20, 2020

Guest: Dr =. Gloria Opoku-Boateng

Educating the Tech Workforce – Episode 023
April 13, 2020

Here’s a secret: you don’t have to get a degree in computing to have a career in the tech industry. Our next guest has degrees in physics, optical engineering, and engineering education, but none in computing. Today,

Ask Us Anything – Diversity and Inclusion Edition- Episode 022
April 06, 2020

In late 2019 we asked our followers on social media what they wanted to know. At the time, it was a chance to encourage participation from attendees at the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando in a social media challenge.

The “Secret Sauce” – Episode 021
March 30, 2020

Dr. Juan Gilbert is passionate about diversifying computer science and the professoriate. He is a first generation college student whose parents instilled in him the value of education. Juan purposefully chose to be a scholar-athlete but by serendipito...

Blazing Trails: Catch this Smoke – Episode 020
March 23, 2020

Dr. Nicki Washington is unapologetically dope. She literally wrote the book. No, seriously! Her book entitled, Unapologetically Dope: Lessons for Black Women and Girls on Surviving and Thriving in the Tech Field,

Lessons from a 14 Year Old Tech Boss – Episode 019
March 16, 2020

At 14 years of age, Jeremy and Kyla couldn’t have imagined being the CEO of a tech company. Today’s guest, Moria Bowman, has been working on businesses since she was 10! Growing up in an entrepreneurial family inspires her drive to create and sustain h...

Securing the Bag with Digital Swag – Episode 018
March 09, 2020

Big Goals and Big Data - 015

Ask Us Anything – Higher Education Edition – Episode 017
March 02, 2020

In late 2019 we asked our followers on social media what they wanted to know. At the time, it was a chance to encourage participation from attendees at the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando in a social media challenge.