A Spectrum of Perspective w/Chloe Messdaghi

This week we have a special guest by the name of Chloé Messdaghi who is a Security Researcher Advocate, one of the Women of Security (WoSEC) founders, founder of WomenHackerz online community, and a list of things too long to type, kicking it with us today!

We talk about how Chloe has gotten very involved with the women in security movement, self promotion in tech, and how her dog likes run circles around her at home!

At the 17:53 mark, Chloe mentioned a statistic. It should be 2.4x, not 2.4%.


Timestamps:
00:45 – Chloe’s Intro
02:50 – How Steph and Chloe got cool
04:20 – Chloe explains what makes her a cool nerd and why she pushes for women in security
11:15 – Why Chloe Can’t wait on the sidelines
15:30 – Chloe’s experience with being called “non-technical”
17:00 – When Chloe hears she doesn’t have the “leadership experience”
19:15 – Why Chloe preaches the importance of holding your ground at work
24:00 – How Chloe handles the criticism of “self-promotion”
25:15 – Do people hate on “tech personalities”?
31:15 – Chloe’s thoughts on if diversity is truly “diverse”
34:20 – How do we get more diverse people in the room?
38:45 – Chloe talks about her dog and how disrespectful pets can be
46:07 – Chloe’s thoughts on love in tech
52:30 – Steph’s wild run with dating apps 
59:40 – Outro

Social Media
Twitter – @coolestnerdpod
IG – @coolestnerdsintheroom
Email – [email protected]
Steph on Twitter – @StephandSec
Madblkman on Twitter – @Madblkman
Chloe on Twitter – @ChloeMessdaghi

Resources:
ChloeMessdaghi.com

Intro/Outro produced by @chaisnuclear of the Chicken Social

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