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SWE Diverse Podcast: Un Cafecito with a Woman in STEM

Check out episode 191 of Diverse, a SWE Podcast.
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On this episode of “Un Cafecito with a Woman in STEM”, a sub-series of Diverse, a SWE Podcast, Diverse host, Sam East, sits down with Lennis Perez, a wellness engineer, international public speaker, certified meditation teacher and coach. Listen as they talk about her STEM journey, the burnout she experienced and how she uses that experience to help others.

Guest: Lennis Perez She/Her/Ella

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Lennis is a wellness engineer, international public speaker, certified meditation teacher and coach. After spending 16 years working in the engineering industry, Lennis experienced first hand the high stress and high demand STEM careers put on individuals. Through her talks, events, and mentoring work she is teaching professionals in STEM stress management and burnout prevention tools so they can have more impact, fulfillment, and joy in her day to day lives.

Host: Sam East She/Her

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Sam East is a media personality based in Toronto, Canada. You can hear her on “Sam & Dames” in the afternoon from 3-7PM on Toronto’s #1 Hit Music Station, 99.9 Virgin Radio, and with the iHeartRadio Canada app.

Sam also hosts and produces the podcast Lessons to My Younger Self, where she chats with great storytellers, experts, artists, and thought-leaders as they reflect on their biggest life lessons, and what wisdom they would pass on to their younger selves. Season 1 features; the voice of Bugs Bunny, Eric Bauza, singer-songwriter Jully Black, The Social’s Jess Allen, sexologist Dr. Jess O’Reilly, and more.
A passionate content creator, a short video Sam made caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey, which led to a one-on-one interview in June of 2019. She’s also interviewed the Jonas Brothers, and the cast of Aquaman and the Umbrella Academy, among others. You can see regular content uploaded to her 43k+ followers on TikTok featuring pop culture analysis, behind the scenes of working in radio, empowering affirmations, and a candid look at life in a Filipino family.
Sam is currently pursuing a certification in Meditation Teacher Training

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