Microsoft Spotlight Podcast
Episode 42 – Amanda Sterner

In episode 42 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Amanda Sterner, Technical Architect for Advania – Knowledge Factory. Amanda is a fantastic Women In Tech who has recently returned to work after her maternity level. We discussed the importance of supportive home life and all the wonderful things Amanda does in the community.

Amanda’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amandaste…
Amanda’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/amandassterner
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot...
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Episode 41 – Femke Cornelissen

Microsoft Spotlight Episode 41 – Femke Cornelissen
In episode 41 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Femke Cornelissen who is Teamlead Adoption and Modern Work at Tredion ICT & Telecom. Femke hosts the “Microsoft Community Talks” held on Twitter with Pete Rising and co-founder of the Dutch Women In Tech community.

Femke’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/femkecornelissen1
Femke’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Femkedebruin
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
https://youtu.be/9Jf_4La7jjQ

Episode 40 – Emily Mancini

In episode 40 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Emily Mancini who is Principal Architect at Sympraxis Consulting. Emily is a very active member of the Microsoft community and has been awarded Microsoft MVP status for her hard work.

Emily’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyaforman/
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/

https://youtu.be/bvSohIf-RX0

Episode 39 – Stacey Forman

In episode 39 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Stacey Forman who is Group Portfolio and PMO Lead for Nuivas UK. Stacey is a very active member of the Women In Tech community and is very passionate about Diversity/Inclusion

Stacey’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyaforman/
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
https://youtu.be/hdKvp2oO_o0

Episode 38 – Zoe Wilson

In episode 38 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts welcome back by Zoe Wilson who has changed role since Episode 2 and also become an MVP. In this episode, we discuss the Microsoft Community and events, the Microsoft Valued Professional (MVP) program, and how Zoe become an MVP.

Zoe’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoe-wilson-uk/
Zoe’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/SharePoint_Zoe
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
South Coast Summit CFC: https://sessionize.com/south-coast-su…
M365 Community Day – Middle Earth Coming Soon

Episode 37 – Kristine Kolodzlejski

In episode 37 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Kristine Kolodzlejski who is a Principal Technical Consultant at Computacenter. Kristine shares her story of how moved from our native Poland to the United Kingdom in the quest of building a career for herself after deciding that the Police force wasn’t for her.

Kristine’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristine-…
Kristine’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/kristinekk94
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot...
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
South Coast Summit CFC: https://sessionize.com/south-coast-su…

Episode 36 – Karoliina Kettukari

In episode 36 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Karoliina Kettukari who is a Modern Work Leader at Meltlake. Karoliina is a Microsoft Valued Professional and shares her story of how transitioned into IT and got involved with the Microsoft Community.


Karoliina’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karoliina…
Karoliina’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/kettukari
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot...
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
South Coast Summit CFC: https://sessionize.com/south-coast-su…

Episode 35 – Jess Pomfret

In episode 35 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Jess Pomfret who is a Database Platform Architect at Data Masterminds. Jess is a Microsoft Valued Professional and shares her story of how she moved from the UK over to America on a Football (Soccer) scholarship and ended up working in IT.
Jess’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jpomfret/
Jess’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jpomfret
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot...
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yA5ZRdKHKEE&t

Microsoft Spotlight Episode 34 – Jonah Andersson


In episode 34 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Jonah Andersson who is a Senior Software Engineer Consultant at ForeFront Consulting. Jonah is a Microsoft Valued Professional and shares her story of how she moved from our native country to Sweden.

Jonah’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonahandersson/
Jonah’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/cjkodare
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
Blog – https://jonahandersson.tech/
Meetup – https://www.meetup.com/azureusergroupsundsvallsverige/
https://youtu.be/mjOMkhWWg3g

Microsoft Spotlight Episode 33 – Anne Wykes


In episode 33 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Anna Wykes who is a Senior Consultant at Advancing Analytics. Anna is a Microsoft Valued Professional and shares her story of how she entered the world of IT after studying Photography.

Anna’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-maria-wykes-31939454/
Anna’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/annawykes
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
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