Elorie Widmer

Q&A with Elorie Widmer

Posted: 01.11.2019

Up until my freshman year of college, I had always dreamed of becoming an engineer. A computer science and calculus class later, and I discovered that I was much more passionate about communicating and marketing technical challenges than actually solving them. Since then, I’ve been able to use my interest...

Q&A with Erika Feinberg

Posted: 01.04.2019

Erika has been CEO of 3 small technology businesses and grew all 3 into multi-million, market-leading & nationally-loved brands. Her latest business (Multi-Channel Medical Device Niche) generated over $90 million in revenue before she successfully sold it in 2014. Tell us about your first job in tech. Who did...

Mercedes Martinez

Q&A with Mercedes Martinez | Axosoft Scholarship Winner!

Posted: 12.17.2018

Mercedes Martinez is one of 3 winners of the Girls in Tech Phoenix Computer Science Scholarship sponsored by Axosoft. Read on to learn about Mercedes' favorite part of the Girls in Tech organization and how she plans to use her skills from the Bottega full stack developer program to get involved with education! Short bio: I...

Q&A with Aine Fitzgerald Coleman | Axosoft Scholarship Winner!

Posted: 12.10.2018

Aine Fitzgerald Coleman is one of 3 winners of the Girls in Tech Phoenix Computer Science Scholarship sponsored by Axosoft. Check out our Q&A to learn more about Aine and how she plans to use her skills from the Bottega full stack developer program to build software for local government and nonprofit programs....

ashley ferguson

Q&A with Ashley Ferguson | Axosoft Scholarship Winner!

Posted: 12.03.2018

Ashley Ferguson is one of 3 winners of the Girls in Tech Phoenix Computer Science Scholarship sponsored by Axosoft. We recently sat down with her to learn a little more about her background and what she hopes to do after she completes the Bottega full stack developer program, and she...

leslie dowdy

Q&A with Leslie Dowdy | Staff Design Engineer, Microchip Technology

Posted: 11.16.2018

Leslie got her electrical engineering degree at Georgia Tech, and moved to Phoenix for a job at Motorola. She has since spent 18 years in the field of semiconductors, and now works at Microchip as a design engineering manager and project lead in 32-bit microprocessor design. Tell us about your...

michelle rogers

Q&A with Michelle Rogers | Division Director, Verticalmove

Posted: 10.21.2018

Michelle is a proven leader who trains and mentors associates on how to recruit in technology. She has been working in the tech space since 2011, focusing on hiring for multiple levels of technology. Currently she is building a team in Phoenix which will be primary recruiting for SaaS...

cristine vieira

Q&A with Cristine Vieira | President + Co-Founder, Find Your Influence

Posted: 10.05.2018

Growing up, Cristine Vieira was always on the move as her family moved back and forth between Brazil and New Jersey. She settled in Tempe, Arizona where she earned a degree in marketing from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business. Her dream of a career in marketing...

jamie reardon

Q&A with Jamie Reardon | CEO + Co-Founder, Find Your Influence

Posted: 10.02.2018

Since she can remember, Jamie Reardon has been fascinated by the stories that numbers tell. While majoring in finance at the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business, she learned the importance of tracking returns on investments and the ability to review data in real time. A career in...

Alexi Venneri

Q&A with Alexi Venneri | Co-Founder & CEO, Digital Air Strike

Posted: 09.07.2018

Alexi Venneri co-founded and is CEO of Digital Air Strike™, the award-winning social media intelligent messaging and digital engagement company that works with thousands of businesses in the United States and Canada, including seven of the top ten automotive manufacturers. Prior positions include President of Auto Media/Blue Flame 6...