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They did it - and so can you!
We are proud of our podcast guests who have started their tech careers in Sweden.
Vanessa Sue Smith
Vanessa is originally from Panamá and has always enjoyed being creative. She has a Bachelor’s in Graphic Design and before moving to Sweden, she lived in Belgium. She had worked as a Chef and Kitchen Manager for 11 years when she felt a need to reconnect with her creative side. Vanessa decided to pursue Web Development and she completed the Technigo bootcamp in February 2021. She now works as a Consultant and Developer at Axakon.
Aleksandra Geric (Ivy)
CEO at Moonwise
Ivy is a mindfulness coach trained in nonviolent communication, neurolinguistic programming and psychology. She has extensive experience and practice in meditation, yoga, mindfulness and empathy work as well as long life interest in introspection, neuroscience, spirituality and self-development. She studied software development at KTH and worked as a software development consultant in Stockholm for two years before co-founding Moonwise.
Natália Villela's journey into tech started when she moved from São Paulo, Brazil to Stockholm, Sweden. She overcame the struggles of learning both English and Swedish, adapting to a new country, and a new lifestyle. Not only did she overcome all of these obstacles, but also made this career transition in the middle of a pandemic showing her strength and determination. Natalia is now a UX/UI Designer and recently landed her first job in Sweden.
Meri M. Vanchovska
Creative Digital Specialist
Meri is originally from Skopje, N. Macedonia and is an experienced communication specialist with a great love for project management. After moving to Stockholm she worked as the Communications Manager and Digital Diplomacy Officer at the Macedonian Embassy. In 2019 Mari decided it was time for a change and she began studying software development at KTH and now works as a Technical Communicator at Bambuser.
Jinyan is a software developer working for Bontouch Sweden. She is originally from China where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Art and Design and a Master’s degree in Interactive Media Design. After finishing her studies Jinyan moved to Sweden where she worked as a group exercise instructor teaching Les Mills Body Combat and Body Pump. In 2017 she decided to change her career path and became an Android developer.
Daniela is originally from Mexico. She has a background in Media & Communication and Project Management and worked in the culture sector in Sweden. With a growing interest in programming and UI/UX Design, Daniela was ready for new challenges that involved a career shift from culture to tech. In June 2021 she graduated from Technigo bootcamp and began her career as a Front-End Developer at Dignisia AB.