Sasha Alston is no average undergraduate student. While she studies information systems with a minor in marketing, she’s also a published author. Sasha Savvy Loves to Code is her opus, geared for kids ages 7-10. Not stopping there, Sasha is also a sought-after speaker, promoting STEM to kids.
Takeaways from our conversation:
Don’t wait. Sasha wrote a book as a college student. What’s your excuse for not moving on your goals?
Do your research. While Sasha initially planned on finding a publisher for her book, after speaking with others, she realized that self-publishing would get her book out there much sooner.
Ask the audience questions throughout the presentation to make sure they’re engaged, especially if the audience is composed of children. Kids have short attention spans, so any technique to keep them listening will go a long way.