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Carmel Eve By Carmel Eve Software Engineer I
Carmel Eve becomes a STEM Ambassador to promote tech in schools.

At endjin we are passionate about inclusivity and diversity in the industry.

With the aim of promoting and supporting women entering the technology industry, Carmel has become a STEM ambassador in her local area.

Through this, she has been talking to local students and teachers about the different paths into the technology industry. In these sessions she has discussed how she entered the industry from a science background, and the fact that you don't need to specialise early in order to be successful in tech.

There are many routes into the industry, and many people (students and teachers alike) worry that you need to focus on computing from the offset in order to succeed.

However, Carmel's message is this:

Logical problem solving is the single most important tool you need when going into the software industry. The building up of complex solutions from small logical steps is the fundamental concept which underpins all of programming.

And, this logical approach to deconstructing complex problems is something which is crucial to all science-based learning. In this way, science equips you for many of the challenges you will face as you enter a career in technology.

The idea that you need to go down a computer science route from the offset may discourage a lot of young people from seeing a career in software development as a possibility.

Through promoting the idea that there are many paths in the industry, Carmel hopes to open the door to students who don't know what they want to do at 15/16 (and really, who does?).

In this video, Carmel discusses these concepts in more detail:

If you are interested in becoming a STEM ambassador and making a difference in your area, sign up here!

Carmel Eve

Software Engineer I

Carmel Eve

Carmel is a software engineer, LinkedIn Learning instructor and STEM ambassador.

Over the past four years she has been focused on delivering cloud-first solutions to a variety of problems. These have ranged from highly-performant serverless architectures, to web applications, to reporting and insight pipelines and data analytics engines.

In her time at endjin, she has written many blog posts covering a huge range of topics, including deconstructing Rx operators and mental well-being and managing remote working.

Carmel's first LinkedIn Learning course on how to prepare for the Az-204 exam - developing solutions for Microsoft Azure - was released in April 2021. Over the last couple of years she has also spoken at NDC, APISpecs and SQLBits. These talks covered a range of topics, from reactive big-data processing to secure Azure architectures.

She is also passionate about diversity and inclusivity in tech. She is a STEM ambassador in her local community and is taking part in a local mentorship scheme. Through this work she hopes to be a part of positive change in the industry.

Carmel won "Apprentice Engineer of the Year" at the Computing Rising Star Awards 2019.

Carmel worked at endjin from 2016 to 2021.