During the MVP Summit, Soumow invites female MVPs to share their career successes and interesting stories.

In this episode, you get to know more about Ezgi Can and Jessica Engström.

They talk about their activities for the MVP program, the women in Tech ratio in their countries and they end with advices for success.

More about Ezgi Can:

Ezgi Can has more than 7 years of experience in different roles including; consultant, trainer and Technical lead. Now she is working at PeakUp Information Technologies which has a unique focus in Microsoft cloud Technologies from infrastructure design to application development covering the products Office365, Azure, EMS and System Center family. One of the key responssibility in PeakUp is to manage the Technical department as senior consultant and a project manager and develop an architecture design for projects in scope of cloud. In the mean time Ezgi awarded as the only female MVP in MEA region for the contribution to the Office 365 community and so she is still continues to be a pioneer at developing new Technologies integrated with Microsoft cloud.

More about Jessica Engström:
Jessica Engström is a true geek, she got married with a Star Trek wedding and she never misses a superhero movie or a chance to point out that Marvel is the better comic company.
She is an achievement junkie and a game is not finished until she got them all, but as a Microsoft fan girl it is of course only Xbox achievements that counts.
When Windows phone came out she was the first girl in line in Scandinavia, which began a trip down the rabbit whole where she discovered the wonderful world of Windows phone, UX and Blend.
Ever since Windows Phone and Windows 8 got released she has been working in the community, delivering presentations and running her user group Coding After Work (together with her husband Jimmy) which lead to that she became a member of MEET (Microsoft Extended Expert Team) and, soon after, a Windows Platform Development MVP.
She blogs at www.catoholic.se which kinda shows her love for cats… and pink.. mostly pink.


GALs is a show about the women who work in Tech (at Microsoft or outside) from three ladies that currently work on the Channel 9 team. Golnaz Alibeigi, Soumow Atitallah, and Kaitlin McKinnon have started a new series featuring women in Tech who work in development, management, marketing and research who have interesting stories to share about their success in the industry and ideas on how to grow diversity in IT.


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