Based on an episode with Carolina Acosta 🇨🇴🇩🇴

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 Carolina Acosta, a Latina entrepreneur from Queens NY with a background in graphic design. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design. …


What does it mean?

An API is what allows two applications to talk to each other via software that is the intermediate in this process. I once heard this analogy saying that the API is the waiter who takes notes of the request from the client, talks with the kitchen to make it happen, and then brings that delicious food to your table.

API stands for Application Programming Interface, which is the interface that defines interactions between multiple software applications.

The History Behind It

The term, application program interfaces, without the -ing suffix, is first recorded in a 1968 paper. The paper was about Data structures and techniques for remote computer graphics and presented at an AFIPS conference.

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The value of networks grows exponentially with the number of people using that specific network. According to Wikipedia, the Metcalfe’s law states that the value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users. As the physical cost of the network grows linearly, its value grows exponentially.

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After understanding Metcalfe’s law, it’s interesting to think about the effects on digital business and how successful these businesses can be depending on their network.

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I have been working as a Program Manager for many years. I keep hearing people wanting to know or getting confused about the term Program Management and the similarities with other professions like Product and Project Management. As an attempt to add more color to it, I’ll dedicate this post to my profession Program Management and what it means to be a Program Manager, aka PgM.

When I describe my work as a Program Manager, I say what I do is unite teams and help them achieve the expected result. Many times I don’t have the answers we need, but…


Based on an episode with Majo Molfino 🇦🇷

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 Majo Molfino (she/her), a Latinx author, designer, and women’s leadership expert. She is the author of Break the Good Girl Myth and host of the HEROINE podcast featuring top female leaders, creatives, and visionaries. …


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…

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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