Conversation with Kimaya Kamat
June 11, 2021
Join me in a conversation with Kimaya Kamat, Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft, a self proclaimed foodie and health nut and an all round down to earth and inspiring woman in technology. We discuss her journey within Microsoft, especially being hired during COVID-19, and gardening.
Show Notes for my interview with Kimaya Kamat.
Jersey girl, gardener.
Getting hired during COVID-19 and working remotely.
Hours of virtual interviews - without being able to read the room.
Virtual onboarding @ Microsoft.
Connecting with a new team and your managers.
Culture and descisions and their impact.
What is a good manager.
From physics to civil engineering to technology.
Failing a coding class.
Food journey - and fitness journey.
On Prawn Biryani and Fitatoes.
Challenges - self censoring as a Women In Technology.
Overthinking and self doubt.
Being spoken over in meetings.
The upside of being in technology space.
Advise for younger Women in Technology.
Advise for everyone.