Profile: Swarali Karkhani, software engineer intern at Exoscale

“I think women in tech should try to step out of their comfort zone more, speak up more without having imposter syndrome.”

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Two years ago, we launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Swarali Karkhani, a software engineer intern at Exoscale.

Just in time for Halloween

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Make it rain

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How to get the tech job of your dreams

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A rose by any other name

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What’s in a name? Nomenclature wars sound a little medieval for tech and yet… is there really a difference between coder, developer, software engineer, or programmer? It seems like every time we turn around, there’s another new job we’re all supposed to be doing. Code Architect? Software Gardener? Programming Ninja? I wasn’t trained for this!

Choices, choices

Jumpstart your QA team

Growing pains are difficult for everyone, but especially for start-ups. Today, we look at whether it is better to hire testers first or a manager. Logically, it should be a tester, right? Nope. In this article, Kevin Dunne explains why your team actually needs a QA manager first.