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Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #139: Sponsored by Khan Academy

Khan Academy Girl Geek Dinner

Join Khan Academy & Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 in Mountain View for a Khan Academy Girl Geek Dinner!

Khan Academy’s mission is to provide a free world class education to anyone, anywhere. Join us for a cross-functional panel of Khan Academy’s senior leadership team working towards this mission across engineering, design and product management as they share about their paths, current work and the unique challenges they’ve faced in tech.

Dinner and refreshments will be provided, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

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Khan Academy Girl Geek Dinner Agenda:

5:00pm – 5:45pm: Registration and Networking
5:30pm – 6:30pm: Dinner
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Networking

Speaker Bios for Khan Academy Girl Geek Dinner:

Nancy Lee (VP Consumer Marketing, Khan Academy)Nancy Lee
Nancy Lee is VP Consumer Marketing at Khan Academy. Her role is to raise awareness and drive usage of Khan Academy across students, teachers, and parents – at scale. Previously she was VP of Marketing at Intuit, leading customer acquisition for the QuickBooks brand. Her career in marketing spans 20 years, and covers a variety of digital marketing, product marketing, and brand marketing roles. She has an MBA from UC Berkeley, and degrees in Marketing and English Literature from Simon Fraser University in Canada.

Katherine Morris (VP Content, Khan Academy)Katherine Morris
Katherine Morris is VP Content at Khan Academy. In this role, she leads the team responsible for creating instructional videos, articles and practice exercises worldwide. Prior to joining Khan Academy, Katherine was Director of Product Management in the small business division at Intuit. Her roles included leading the QuickBooks International, Payroll and Self-Help Content product management teams. Before joining Intuit, Katherine worked as a business analyst in Accenture's Strategic Services Group and co-founded Bayshore Consulting, a boutique consulting firm focused on the credit card industry. Katherine received her undergraduate degree at Stanford, where she majored in Human Biology. She also attended Harvard Business School, where she received her MBA.

Annie Ding (VP Product Management, Khan Academy)Annie Ding
Annie Ding is VP Product Management. Annie works with the product team to make great experiences for everyone who uses Khan Academy. She’s excited to help people find wonder in what they learn and achieve their goals. Previously, Annie worked at software and hardware startups, as well as Microsoft and MSR. She studied computer science and design at MIT, where she made apps to help designers learn about programming and share the process behind their work.

Alice Pao (Software Engineer, Khan Academy)Alice Pao
Alice Pao is a Software Engineer at Khan Academy, where she works across the stack to build free, high-quality SAT and Test Prep products for all students and teachers, anywhere. She is a true believer in Khan Academy's motto "You Can Learn Anything" given her own transition from a career in marketing and business development to software engineering via Hackbright Academy. Prior to software engineering, Alice worked as a Practice Development Manager for the Emerging Companies Group at global law firm Latham & Watkins LLP and graduated from University of Pennsylvania. When she is not coding, Alice loves to do room escapes, read YA/SF/Fantasy, and travel.

Event Tickets & Details:

Tickets on sale starting at 12:00pm PST on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at Eventbrite!