Three Unicorns

By Alona King, Lindsey Redd & Michelle McGhee

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We are three Black women in tech, telling our stories, one podcast at a time. Logo by Pursuit

Episode Date
Ep 8: Reflections (Finale)
In this final episode of Three Unicorns, we discuss what Three Unicorns has meant to us and what our plans are after the end of this school year. We end the episode with a final round of Blessings! Be sure to comment here or on iTunes to tell us what you thought of the first season of Three Unicorns. We'd love to hear your feedback. Take a listen!
Jun 24, 2017
SoundByte 3: Predictions
In this SoundByte we talk about AI, Cryptocurrencies and whether or not you need to learn CS in order not to be left behind. Take a listen!
May 25, 2017
Ep 7: #BlackGirlMagic (feat. Erica Baker)
For this episode, we traveled up to Slack HQ in San Francisco to interview Erica Baker, a badass engineer and a fierce advocate in the conversation around diversity in tech.
May 11, 2017
Ep 6: Cheddar Bay Biscuits (feat. Fatima Dicko)
In this episode we interview Fatima Dicko, MBA student at Stanford Graduate School of Business and founder & CEO of JetPack. We discuss being a black woman in Stanford's MBA program, the creation and evolution of JetPack, and being forced to prove ourselves. We end the episode with the our favorite game to date: Public Answer/Private Answer. Enjoy! Check out Fatima's Women of Silicon Valley interview here: Follow her on Twitter: @FatimaDicko_ Connect with her on LinkedIn: Visit her website: Check out JetPack & download the app!
Apr 13, 2017
Ep 5: Are You Psychic? (feat. Aishwarya Vardhana)
In this episode, we talk to our friend and fellow Stanford student Aishwarya Vardhana about what it's like to be the Founder and CEO of Verbatm, an online multimedia blogging platform for artists and magazines. Check it out!
Mar 13, 2017
Ep 4: You Know What Would Change My World?!(Special CODE2040 episode)
Hey ya’ll! We’re really excited to release this special episode of Three Unicorns. Last December we went up to San Francisco Public Library to record a special episode in partnership with CODE2040 ( in StoryCorps’s ( StoryBooth. We all dug deep into the impact of being CODE2040 Fellows during our summer working in Silicon Valley, how it felt to go to work in the midst of tragedy, and how we think the tech industry could be radically different. Listen, enjoy, and tell us what you think.
Feb 09, 2017
Ep 3: Turbocharger 3000 (Feat. Ima Christian)
This episode features an interview with Ima Christian of Five-O, a fiery rant, an exciting (maybe dangerous?) new startup idea, and Blessings! Be sure to listen, and let us know what you think! Thank you to KZSU for the studio space and Otis McDonald (@otismacmusic) for the music. *Ima Christian is a young entrepreneur and sophomore at Stanford who created the award winning app Five-O with her siblings (
Jan 26, 2017
Ep 2: Why We're Here
We're back! In this episode, Lindsey, Michelle, and Alona tell their stories of how they got into tech/computer science. Thank you to KZSU for the studio space and Otis McDonald (@otismacmusic) for the music
Jan 11, 2017
SoundByte #2: How To Get a Job
Trying to get your first internship in tech? Here are our tips on how to get noticed and ace the interview. This is our last release before full episodes return in January 2017! Thank you to KZSU for the studio space and Otis McDonald (@otismacmusic) for the music
Dec 21, 2016
SoundByte #1: Playing The Game
SoundBytes are like Three Unicorn mini episodes! In this first SoundByte, Lindsey tells us about a crazy resume trick a tech recruiter told her friend about and we thought it was just wild. We then close out by talking about stories from our time taking the CS107, one of Stanford’s most notoriously difficult computer science classes. Thank you to KZSU for the studio space and Otis McDonald (@otismacmusic) for the music
Dec 07, 2016
Ep 1: Where’s the Fire? (Pilot)
In this first episode, we’re already down to 2 unicorns! Michelle starts questioning whether there’s more to life than being a cog in the machine. Then, we talk about what gives us the FIRE - that burning passion that gets us up in the morning - and discuss whether or not we have found it yet in the tech industry and why. Finally, we close out our podcast with Blessings, a segment where we shout out those special people, places or things that have recently given us life. Huge thank yous to KZSU for the studio space and Otis McDonald ( for the music
Nov 20, 2016