Barry Phillips Meets... Sheree AtchesonPosted in : Podcasts on 26 February 2018
Born in Sri Lanka, Sheree was raised in Coalisland, Co. Tyrone, after she and her brother were adopted by an Irish couple at just 3 weeks old.
In 2013, Sheree introduced 'Women Who Code in the UK' founding the branches in Belfast, London and Bristol. Women Who Code is a global non-profit, with over 100,000 members designed to attract more females into the coding industry. She has spoken at numerous international conferences, most recently at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Sheree is just 26.
In this frank interview, she talks about the treatment of women in the tech industry, dealing with nerves when public speaking and how you can be a great leader at any age.
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