If you’re thinking about making the transition into a full-time career in tech it can be difficult figuring out where to start your journey and also figuring out what to do at all the points along the way. One thing that will help smoothen the transition for you is learning from people who have gone through the same thing and have found success.
Edem Kumodzi is a Software Architect/PM at at Microsoft whose career is marked by impressive positions at various companies both local and abroad. Including providing insights into his journey in tech, he also holds spaces and uses his platform to mentor people trying to get into the tech field or who are new to it.
Ivy Barley is the host of @SpaceswithIvy a recurring tech space where she helps people get started in tech. Ivy Barley also works at Microsoft and uses her account to support women in tech.
Favor Onuoha is a web and blockchain developer who uses his platform to share technical resources related to getting started in tech. He also shares tips and tricks for growing on Twitter and using a Twitter audience as leverage to get into a new job.
Michael Ayivi is a UX Designer who shares content that helps people get into the UI/UX design field. He is also one of the hosts of the #100DaysOfUI challenge and it’s related Twitter Spaces event.
Kwesi Dadson is a Full-stack software developer who shares job opportunities on occasion, but the highlight of following this account is that you get insights into the day-to-day of a tech career (specifically, a career as a developer) and the challenges that you might face.