The Importance of Tech Mentorship and Tech Communities

 
English Intermediate Engineering Practices

Mentoring in tech and collaboration of tech communities have been a trend since the start of the pandemic when everyone is working remotely. In this session, Jonah shares her story to tech and her passion in volunteering in the tech communities by mentoring in tech, knowledge sharing, organizing events, and being engaged in public speaking. Learn and be inspired of Jonah's story and community engagements driven by passion to collaborate and share with others.

Speaker

Jonah Andersson

Software Engineer| Microsoft MVP - Azure | Certified Azure Developer | MCT | Tech Mentor

Jonah Andersson is a Filipina-Swedish full-stack Software Engineer, Azure Developer and Microsoft MVP for Azure in Sweden. She works as an Enterprise Software Engineer Consultant at Forefront Consulting. She is also the founder and community leader of Azure User Group Sweden. Jonah studied Computer Science, Agile System Development in .NET and Java, which makes her very passionate about tech. She likes solving challenging problems, programming back-end and has great interest in developing in .NET with new cloud technologies in Azure. She believes in continuous learning and collaboration with developers. She shares technical knowledge at work and to tech communities through public speaking, blogging and by mentoring others. Jonah is also passionate about making a difference by advocating gender equality, diversity and inclusion in tech.

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