Episode 75: Abadesi Osunsade

Oct 03rd

Abadesi Osunsade is the founder of Hustle Crew, NonTechTech, co-host of Techish podcast and the author of new careers advice book, “Dream Big Hustle Hard: A Millennial Woman’s Guide to Success in Tech.” Since moving to the UK to complete her education at the London School of Economics, she worked her way through different tech environments and is currently the Head of Maker Outreach for Product Hunt – the go-to place to catapult your app or tech business (wink wink.)

Key Takeaways

  • Learning how to use your voice
  • The annoyance of ‘hepeating’ and ‘mansplaining’
  • Surviving in the tech industry
  • How to deal with rejection
  • Why it is so important to have inclusivity in the tech industry

In episode 75, Imrie and Abadesi start off by talking about Abadesi’s past career aspirations. Abadesi shares how doing drama from a young age helped her build her confidence over the years. The two discuss what it’s like working within the tech industry, as they both share the experience. They all the good and the bad, and you’ll learn why inclusivity is so important in the field.

Abadesi later explains what Hustle Crew is, and she discusses all the amazing plans she has in store to change the future of tech for the better. There’s a lot to relate to, with talk of race and gender, so you’ll surely be in agreement with many of the points made, especially as a woman of colour. A super passionate and savvy episode, you’ll leave feeling inspired, and you may even leave considering a career in tech!

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