Based on an episode with Leandro Senna 🇧🇷

Welcome to Latinx in Power, a podcast which aims to help to demystify tech, the way we do that is by interviewing Latinx leaders all over the world to hear their perspective and insights.

We talked with Leandro Senna (he/his), a former Designer Lead at Apple where he worked for 7 years. He also has a huge experience in graphic design working for agencies. In the beginning of his career, Senna worked at Volkswagen assembling cars when he was based in São Bernardo, Brazil.

In this episode, we’re talking about sabbatical. This…


We all know how getting user feedback constantly is one of the most important things in product management. Burak Güner shared how his team used Hotjar Survey since it provides an external link for your survey, so you can use this link off-site anywhere.

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Based on an episode with Adi Barreto 🇨🇺🇲🇽🏳️‍⚧️

Welcome to Latinx in Power, a podcast which aims to help to demystify tech, the way we do that is by interviewing Latinx leaders all over the world to hear their perspective and insights.

We talked with Adi Mendiola Barreto (they/them), a second generation Mexican and Puerto Rican, non-binary and trans. Adi is also a speaker, consultant, and activist. They received their BA in Public Relations with a minor in LGBTQ studies. After living on both coasts, they’re back home in Chicago.

In this episode we’ll be talking more about Adi’s journey…


Based on an episode with Juliana Lisboa 🇧🇷

Welcome to Latinx in Power, a podcast which aims to help to demystify tech, the way we do that is by interviewing Latinx leaders all over the world to hear their perspective and insights.

We talked with Juliana Lisboa (she, her), the Global Strategy and Operations of a Google project called #IamRemarkable. Juliana took an unusual path by working in technology across multiple countries and cultures in the Asia Pacific.

In this episode, we asked Juliana some questions about this amazing project that she leads. For those who don’t know, #IamRemarkable is…


Welcome to Latinx in Power, a podcast which aims to help to demystify tech, the way we do that is by interviewing Latinx leaders all over the world to hear their perspective and insights. We had two especial episodes and we wanted to share more details about them with you ❤

Decolonizing Design from a Latinx and African perspective

Based on an episode with Guidione Machava 🇿🇦🇲🇿 and Jane Vita 🇧🇷

Guidione Machava 🇿🇦🇲🇿, Entrepreneur, Designer and Author and Jane Vita 🇧🇷, Designer Lead at VTT explored colonialism’s effect on design standards.

In this episode you’ll hear how solutions might be experienced in someone else’s shoes in a different way, and also how we all should be an active…


Based on an episode with Alma Lopez 🇲🇽 and Gretchen Rodriguez 🇨🇺

Welcome to Latinx in Power, a podcast which aims to help to demystify tech, the way we do that is by interviewing Latinx leaders all over the world to hear their perspective and insights.

We have another surprise, our second bonus episode. I’m bringing a conversation that I had last year with Alma Lopez and Gretchen Rodriguez as part of the She’s Tech Conference, which is the biggest conference in Brazil dedicated to women in tech.

Gretchen Rodriguez 🇨🇺 is a Senior Product Manager at Santander Digital in…


I’m beyond excited to hear from amazing Latinxs leaders. In this 3rd season, we had important learnings so I wanted to highlight some of them:

Luis Curiel 🇭🇳🏳️‍🌈: A plant scientist who turned into tech leader on the People Team managing strategy and operations at Twitter, and also serves as the global co-chair for Twitter Alas

Cynthia Orduña 🇲🇽: A career coach and talent development advisor who helped over 50 startups and coached over 300 people in all stages of their career from entry to senior levels

✚ Destiny Conner and Lita Barreda 🇵🇪 : They both run…


Based on an episode with Guidione Machava 🇿🇦🇲🇿 and Jane Vita 🇧🇷

Welcome to Latinx in Power, a podcast with the goal to help to demystify tech, the way we do that is by interviewing Latinx leaders all over the world to hear their perspective and insights.

This time we talked with Guidione Machava 🇿🇦🇲🇿, Entrepreneur, Designer and Author and Jane Vita 🇧🇷, Designer Lead at VTT. We explored colonialism’s effect on design standards in regards to the influence of ideas perception and also representation in different industries, especially tech.

What does it mean decolonizing design? Decolonization is a word…


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Last year I decided to launch something totally out of my comfort zone. I created a podcast (and a companion blog) for which I interviewed Latinxs who work in tech. My intent was to demystify our careers and hopefully help Latinx and other underrepresented persons to join the tech sector.

I’m fortunate to have many friends, and all of them are so kind to share their time on the podcast. During those interviews, I talked with many tech leaders, including product managers, who shared their journeys, struggles, and secrets and served as an inspiration to us all.

I enjoyed learning…


Based on an episode with Luis Curiel 🇭🇳🏳️‍🌈

Welcome to Latinx in Power, a blog and podcast that shares stories of amazing Latinx leaders, hosted by Thaisa Fernandes. Latinx in Power is a podcast where we talk about tech and our goal is to help to demystify tech, the way we do that is by interviewing Latinx leaders all over the world to hear their perspective and insights.

This time we talked with Luis Curiel who currently sits on the People Team managing strategy and operations at Twitter, and also serves as the global co-chair for Twitter Alas, our Latinx…

Thaisa Fernandes

Problem solver and perfectionist in recovery willing to stretch myself and risk making mistakes to achieve innovative solutions and validate my learnings

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