SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advancing Women in Product (AWIP), the organization empowering quality female and male tech leaders through equality of opportunity, is launching the first season of its podcast, Masters of Product. The series will showcase the career journey of women and other underrepresented groups in the tech industry, and serve as a resource for career development.
“Our podcast focuses on sharing the stories of women and other groups in tech that continue to be underrepresented at every stage of the talent pipeline,” said Nancy Wang, CEO of AWIP. “By sharing their stories, we will not only showcase their value and talent, but also empower and inspire others in the tech community to advocate for diversity through the adequate access to education, training and mentorship.”
The podcast co-hosts are Kirtana Rajan, Engineering Program Manager at Apple, and David Cheng, Director of Content at AWIP and Vice President at DCM (also Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree). The series Masters of Product will debut with the launch of four episodes and will feature guests such as Nancy Wang, CEO of AWIP; Tatyana Mamut, Ph.D., former GM of AWS and Vice President of Product at Salesforce; Mada Seghete, Co-Founder of Branch; Arum Kang, CEO of Coffee Meets Bagel; Vanessa Larco, Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), among many others. Following the launch, episodes will be released on a bi-weekly basis for the remainder of the season.
AWIP is dedicated to empowering more women and underrepresented groups to become leaders in tech by providing skills-based training, executive mentorship, and networking opportunities. With more than 7,000 members worldwide, AWIP has chapters in SF/Bay Area, Seattle, Boston, and Paris. It plans to open additional chapters in the US and abroad in 2019. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in starting a new chapter for AWIP.
Master of Product will be available across many popular streaming services, including SoundCloud, Stitcher, RSS and iTunes.
Founded by a Google PM, Advancing Women in Product (AWIP) empowers tech leaders through equality of opportunity in career advancement for both men and women. AWIP believes in the power of equal opportunity to propel the technology industry forward. To learn more and to join AWIP, visit www.advancingwomeninproduct.org, @theAWIP on Twitter, and @AdvancingWomenInProduct on Facebook.
About Masters of Product
Masters of Product is a podcast produced by Advancing Women in Product (AWP) that brings to light the stories of women and other underrepresented groups in the tech industry and their unique professional journeys. The first season of the podcast invites product leaders, tech founders and venture capitalists to share insight into their careers, as well as offer advice and explore best practices to advance in their career. The podcast is available on SoundCloud, Stitcher, RSS and iTunes.