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Author: Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson

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Did you know that women are building spacecraft for Mars, designing augmented reality-enhanced contact lenses, creating apps that turn your hormones into a superpower, and using AI to help you make smarter investments? Join Sue Robinson and Vanessa Alava for fascinating conversations with forward-thinking Women & Girls in Emerging Technology, XR, AI, and Futurism. We "get real" about life, careers, breaking down barriers, and using transformative science and technology to shape our world & our future - for good!
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Vanessa and Sue round up some recent attention-grabbing headlines in the world of science and tech.Referenced:https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/instagram-block-hate-speech-abuse-comments-dms-1235039294/https://synchron.com/neuroprosthesishttps://www.theverge.com/2021/8/11/22620822/zoom-virtual-learning-classes-focus-mode-teachers-studentshttps://www.cnbc.com/2021/08/09/apple-will-reject-demands-to-use-csam-system-for-surveillancehttps://www.theverge.com/2021/8/11/22620679/nestflix-fake-tv-shows-movies-netflix-streamingWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
This week, Talent Specialist and Recruiter Alisa Walters has some savvy tips for making the most of your review at work.Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Imagine commuting to work via flying taxis!  That could be reality for major metropolitan areas in the next 4-5 years.  Sue and Vanessa get a peek at future commuter life from Diana Siegel, expert in ESTOL (Extremely Short Takeoff and Landing) technology, and the Director of Strategy for Electra Aero.Find Diana Siegel Online: LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/diana-siegel/?originalSubdomain=chElectra Aerohttps://www.electra.aero/team/diana-siegel We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram    WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn   Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsite The We Get Real AF Podcast is a production of MicDrop Creative, telling stories that uplift, inspire and empower women worldwide.  www.micdropcreative.comSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
The gig economy is growing, and so is the need to be savvy about negotiating contract work.  Talent Specialist Alisa Walters shares some tips with Sue and Vanessa.Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Sue and Vanessa round up some recent attention-grabbing headlines in the world of science and tech.Referenced:https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/2/22605800/microsoft-windows-365-cloud-pc-streaming-html5https://www.npr.org/2021/08/01/1023468165/zoom-agrees-to-settle-a-privacy-lawsuit-for-85-millionhttps://staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/online-safety-basics/https://www.businessinsider.com/drone-technology-research-temperature-middle-east-weather-engineering-emirates-meteorology-2021-7https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/30/22602655/activision-blizzard-employees-accusations-allegations-lawsuithttps://www.theverge.com/2021/8/3/22607356/blizzard-president-leaving-harassment-protest-brackWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Vanessa, Sue, & Alisa talk about the expectations and realities of holding two full-time jobs at the same  time.Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Imagine if 1 million more school-age girls were engaged in STEM activities in the next five years... it could help close the technology sector's gender gap while expanding the talent pipeline.  This is the goal of the Million Girls Moonshot, and its director Teresa Drew chats with Sue and Vanessa about how her program is shaping the future. Find Teresa Drew Online: LinkedInSTEM Next Opportunity Fundhttps://stemnext.org/teresa-drew/Million Girls Moonshothttps://milliongirlsmoonshot.org/ We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram    WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn   Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsite The We Get Real AF Podcast is a production of MicDrop Creative, telling stories that uplift, inspire and empower women worldwide.  www.micdropcreative.comSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
A chat about the value of friendship in the workplace, and how to navigate its upas and downs.Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)Support the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson round up some recent attention-grabbing headlines in the world of science and tech. Referenced Articles:https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/21/22635378/clubhouse-removes-personal-info-user-accounts-afghanistan-taliban-safetySingapore Preschool teaches kids soft skill needed for the digital agehttps://www.theverge.com/2021/8/24/22639106/microsoft-power-apps-default-permissions-settings-user-records-exposed-38-million-upgardSmart Clothes that boost device signal strength and power and connect your devices via radio wavesWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Vanessa, Sue, & Alisa talk about where the influx of jobs in 2021 can be found.Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
As Afghanistan has fallen into chaos and terror under the Taliban, American mom Allyson Reneau has mobilized her personal network to help 10 girls from the Afghanistan All Girl Robotics Team escape to freedom.  Now, after receiving world-wide coverage of this story, Allyson is being inundated with texts from Afghan professional women (lawyers, judges and others) who are fearful for their lives.  Hear how she’s making a difference, and what you can do to help, in this exclusive We Get Real AF podcast interview.Find Allyson Reneau Online: LinkedInInfo about Allyson on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=allyson%20reneauAllyson's Websitehttps://allysonreneau.com/Afghan All Girl Robotics Team Facebook Pagehttps://m.facebook.com/agrt1919/Referenced:Donate on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/donate/1281395485626210/Donate on Go Fund Me https://gofund.me/16cbc5c9 We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram    Website Technical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn   Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsite The We Get Real AF Podcast is a production of MicDrop Creative, telling stories that uplift, inspire and empower women worldwide.  www.micdropcreative.com Support the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Sue, Vanessa and Alisa talk about the importance of managers supporting their teams, how it impacts retention, and how to do it right.Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedInAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Sophia Matveeva talks about the importance of breaking down tech jargon for the non-technical professional and why the A in STEAM matters. Find Sophia Matveeva Online: LinkedInInstagramTwitterReferenced:Tech for Non-Techies PodcastTech for Non-Techies General Magic DocumentaryWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram    WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn   Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Vanessa, Sue, & Alisa talk about important interview questions YOU should be asking a potential employer. Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedInAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Sue and Vanessa round up some recent attention-grabbing headlines in the world of science and tech - from Facebook aiming at a younger market, to a cool new Olympics museum - and a potential breakthrough for people living with paralysis.We Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedInAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Recent allegations of sexism and intolerable work culture at gaming giant Activision Blizzard point out how ugly "bro culture" can be at some companies.  Sue, Vanessa and Talent Specialist Alisa Walters discuss how to nip it in the bud and what to do when things get toxic.Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedInAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Kelly Lannan talks about personal finance, fintech, and the new Fidelity App: Spire.Find Kelly Lannan Online: LinkedInReferenced:Fidelity SpireFidelity Youth AccountWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram    WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedIn   Reset GamingAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Vanessa, Sue, & Alisa talk about mass resignations amidst the aftermath of the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic.Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedInAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Companies seeking to attract female talent and women looking for their next great employer have a powerful tech platform at their fingertips!   Ursula Mead launched www.inhersight.com to help women assess prospective employers from a uniquely female point of view - and help companies create a more inclusive culture.  Find Ursula Mead Online:LinkedInIn Her SightWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedInAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
Sue, Vanessa & Alisa provide practical ways to be more assertive at work and in life, in this episode on effective communication.Find Alisa Walters Online:LinkedInWe Get Real AF Podcast Credits:Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue RobinsonVanessa AlavaLinkedIn Instagram TwitterSue RobinsonLinkedIn Instagram Twitter Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean  Instagram  WebsiteTechnical Director: Mitchell MachadoLinkedInAudio Music Track Title: Beatles UniteArtist: Rachel K. CollierYouTube Channel Instagram WebsiteIntro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica HortaLinkedInCover Artwork Photo Credit: Alice Moore Unsplash We Get Real AF Podcast OnlineInstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedInWebsiteSupport the show (https://wegetrealaf.com/how-you-can-help)
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