Empowering voices: Insights from Thought Machine’s female engineering interns

Spilling the T Podcast - Thought Machine


Embark on an inspiring journey as we celebrate the powerful stories of Kia, Daphne, Melissa, and Chengcheng—four female engineering interns at Thought Machine whose diverse backgrounds and shared passion for technology are breaking barriers and shaping the future of the tech industry.

In our latest Spilling the T podcast episode, we had the opportunity to dive deep into the lives and experiences of four exceptional female engineering interns at Thought Machine – a company renowned for its commitment to innovation in technology.

Each of these women, Kia, Daphne, Melissa, and Chengcheng, brings a unique background and perspective to the table, but they share a common passion for technology that’s driving them to break barriers and redefine expectations in the tech industry.

From the influence of family to the discovery of a love for robotics and coding, these women illuminate the different paths that have led them to where they are today. Their anecdotes offer a heartening look at how internships can affirm career aspirations and support women in forging their professional identities in software engineering.

Witness firsthand how a nurturing internship environment, like the one at Thought Machine, can be a crucible for growth, learning, and self-discovery. You’ll hear about the tribe-like bonds formed, the valuable lessons learned from hands-on work with experienced teams, and the palpable pride at the end-of-program presentations. These stories underscore the undeniable benefits of a supportive workplace culture—where interns aren’t just temporary additions but integral parts of their teams, experiencing the real-world challenges and triumphs of the tech world.


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