Oct 10, 2022
This week Ivy Slater, host of Her Success Story, chats with her guest, Susanne Tedrick. The two talk about Susanne’s journey into the technology field, the motivation that drove her to write a book for women of color in tech, and what she has planned for the future.
In this episode, we discuss:
Susanne Tedrick currently works as a Technical Trainer at Microsoft. In her work, Susanne delivers skills-based, outcome-driven training on the Azure platform for some of Microsoft’s leading enterprise clients. Susanne is a Microsoft Certified Educator and a Microsoft Certified Trainer.
Susanne is fiercely committed to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the tech industry. Susanne is the author of the critically acclaimed Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators (Wiley, 2020) and co-author of the upcoming book Innovating for Diversity: Lessons from Top Companies that are Disrupting Old Practices to Achieve Inclusivity, Equity and Business Success (Wiley, 2023). Susanne’s work has appeared in Worth Magazine, PECB Insights Magazine and Diversity in Research Jobs.
Susanne performs community
service work for several non-profits, including serving as Chair of
the Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Executive Council for
CompTIA and coalition member for NPower's Command Shift initiative.
Susanne is also the host of Wiley’s Diversity in Tech webinar series.