S02E02 – In the shoes of an Educator with Dr. Geetha Prakash

Summary

Dr. Geetha is an accomplished educator in the field of engineering and technology. She achieved her PhD from the renowned National Institute of Technology in Karnataka, India. In this episode, we discuss the role of teaching in 21st century, the prevalence of rote learning especially in Indian education system and how modern education especially remote learning can be embraced by the teachers. We also talk about how teachers can learn and the skills they need to embrace in the new world. This is a jam packed episode full of insights and pearls of wisdom. 

You can reach Dr. Geetha Prakash on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-geetha-prakash/

Welcome to the Season 2 of the In Your Shoes podcast. The podcast aims to get into the shoes of a person like you and me, and learn about their career stories and experiences. Through this conversation, we will uncover insights and pearls of wisdom which will hopefully inspire you and expand your thinking. We are doing something different this season. Apart from the full length show, we will also expand on topics of interest that emerge during the conversation. These will be distributed as special episodes which are short, targeted and provide you with the context when you are short on time.

To get all episodes, find it here : http://www.inurshoes.com/

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#learning #education #engineering #edtech #podcast #india

S02E01 – Special Episode with Dr. Geetha Prakash on moving from Rote to Experiential Learning

Summary

This is a special episode featuring Dr. Geetha Prakash from India. Geetha is an accomplished educator in the field of engineering and technology. She achieved her PhD from the renowned National Institute of Technology in Karnataka, India. In this special episode, we discuss the prevalence of rote learning especially in Indian education system and how students and teachers move towards an experiential based learning system. The full episode is also available on the podcast page – http://www.inurshoes.com/

You can reach Dr. Geetha Prakash on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-geetha-prakash/

Welcome to the Season 2 of the In Your Shoes podcast. The podcast aims to get into the shoes of a person like you and me, and learn about their career stories and experiences. Through this conversation, we will uncover insights and pearls of wisdom which will hopefully inspire you and expand your thinking. We are doing something different this season. Apart from the full length show, we will also expand on topics of interest that emerge during the conversation. These will be distributed as special episodes which are short, targeted and provide you with the context when you are short on time.

To get all episodes, find it here : http://www.inurshoes.com/

Please provide feedback about this podcast : https://forms.gle/erPEmn1uWooxphmBA

CONNECT: – 

Subscribe to the YouTube channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJtUA1Qw_PZPsbczvF7PVNQ

Twitter: https://twitter.com/get_inyourshoes

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geekcloud/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/inyourshoes

#learning #education #engineering #edtech #podcast #india

S01E14 – In the shoes of a Systems Thinker with Rana Chakrabarti

Summary

Rana is an experienced systems thinker, engineer and designer. Today he runs the SAP Academy for Engineering grooming the next generation of engineers. In this podcast, we dive deep into thinking around systems and going beyond linear thinking, which Rana advocates as the building blocks for engineering in the coming years. The conversation goes around why Rana chose this career and what is his advise to become a better thinker. 

Please enjoy the in depth conversation with Rana in this episode of “In Your Shoes” podcast.

You can reach Rana on his site https://www.startupby.design/

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every other week, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#technology #systemsthinking #criticalthinking #leadership #communication #engineering

S01E13 – In the shoes of an Agile Coach with Frank Ewert

Summary

Frank Erwert is an experienced Agility Coach and helps organizations become better at collaboration and problem solving. In this episode, we discuss about the role of an Agile coach and how to run productive meetings in an online environment. We also talk about his experience supporting the teams to become self sufficient in collaborating with each other and what it takes to measure the impact of Agile coach. This is the first time we have over one hour of content in this episode, and I am so proud of the depth of the material covered. Please enjoy the inspiring conversation with Frank in this episode of “In Your Shoes” podcast.

You can reach Frank on on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankewert/

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every other week, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#technology #agile #remote #teambuilding #meetings #productivity #berlin #germany #collaboration

S01E12 – In the shoes of a Community builder and Startup Founder with Jeevan Dongre

Summary

Jeevan Dongre is an experienced community builder and a startup founder. He co-founded and built the AWS community in Bangalore India for around 10 years. He is a technologist and has been a DevOps professional in his earlier life. We discuss about what it takes to build a thriving community in the technology space through networking and leadership. We also discuss Jeevan’s new project to help organisations adopt Serverless technologies to build applications.  Through the experiences, we learn about Jeevan’s career trajectory and how his involvement with community work helped me to run a startup. Please enjoy the inspiring conversation with Jeevan in this episode of “In Your Shoes” podcast.

You can reach Jeevan on Twitter at https://twitter.com/jeevandongre and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeevandongre/

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every other week, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#technology #community #leadership #bangalore #serverless #aws #cloud #devops #startup

S01E11 – In the shoes of an Information Designer with Rasagy Sharma

Summary

Rasagy is an accomplished information designer based out of Bengaluru in India. He shares his experiences navigating software engineering career from a programmer to designer. We talk about how design has changed over years including perception of people about design roles. Rasagy shares his professional life as a designer playing with data and the role of people skills in his career. We also talk about stereotypes about designers and difference between art and design. Please enjoy the inspiring conversation with Rasagy in this episode of “In Your Shoes” podcast.

You can reach Rasagy on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/rasagy.sharma/ and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/rasagy/

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#design #informationdesign #UX #datascience #visualization #sketchnotes #bangalore #datavisualization

S01E10 – In the shoes of an Independent Business owner with Nistha Trehun

Summary

Nistha Trehun is an independent business owner from Berlin, Germany helping people to become comfortable at cooking Indian food by going beyond typical recipes. She runs workshops on Airbnb and other platforms like The Makery for people around the world. She shares her unique journey and perspectives on running workshops, listening to customer feedback and breaking stereotypes. For those who want to get inspired to start their own business, this is the podcast for them. Please enjoy the wide ranging and inspiring conversation with Nistha in this episode of “In Your Shoes” podcast.

You can reach Nistha on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/kittyparty_spiceitup/ and on her website http://www.kittyparty.de/. 

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#business #entrepreneur #cooking #seoul #berlin #indianfood #india

S01E09 – In the shoes of a Product Manager with Sneha Ravindra

Summary

Sneha is an accomplished Product Manager who is working in a startup building Educational Tech products in Singapore. She made a transition from being a Software Engineer to a Product Manager some time ago, and has not looked back since. Her story is inspiring for those who want to make such a transition in their career. She also explains how being a mother made her a better Product manager who is empathic about business and user needs. We talk about context switching and the need for building perseverance and patience. Please enjoy the wide ranging and inspiring conversation with Sneha in this episode of “In Your Shoes” podcast.  

You can reach Sneha on Twitter at https://twitter.com/sneharavindra. 

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#product #productmanagement #interview #singapore #edtech #educationaltech #userresearch #design

S01E08 – In the shoes of a International Development Consultant with Muireann Ni Sheanlaoich

Summary

Muireann is a consultant in international development in Private Sector and based in mainland Europe. She has a wide ranging experience and consulted on projects in East Africa, Madagascar, South East Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East. She is well travelled and has been exposed to different cultures. We spoke on varied topics including affects of Covid19 on international development and freelancing as a career. This was a very interesting conversation as it exposed me to a completely new field of work and the challenges one faces when working for a career like international development. 

You can reach Muireann on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/muireann-ni-sheanlaoich-924694b/

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#internationalaffairs #development #freelancer #africa #consultant

S01E07 – In the shoes of a Data Scientist with Dr. Mikio Braun

Summary

Mikio works as a Staff Data scientist at GetYourGuide in Berlin. Before, he worked at Zalando as both a Principal Researcher on AI and ML related topics across the company and as an Engineering Manager for the search and recommendation teams. In this episode, Mikio shares his understanding of the field of AI, and the problems that a Data Scientist solves on a daily basis. He also shares his opinion on what makes a successful Data scientist, focussing on collaboration with other roles in the team, and learning to simplify the problem one is solving. This wide ranging conversation is useful for people who want to get into the field of AI as a practitioner and those who want to get a taste of the day to day work of a Data scientist.

You can reach Mikio on Twitter at https://twitter.com/mikiobraun

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#germany #artificialintelligence #machinelearning #AI #datascientist #computing #technology #softwaredevelopment #technology