Virtual Discord Girl Geek Dinner – Lightning Talks & Networking!
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🧠 Check out Discord speaker details below:
Beena Agarwal, Discord Director of Engineering in conversation with Jire Bademosi, Discord Senior Manager of Inclusion, Diversity, Purpose
“Digital Accessibility: Ensuring Access to People with Disabilities” by Megan Zlock, Discord Software Engineer, Digital Accessibility
Megan will cover what Digital Accessibility is, what it means for engineers, and some resources to get you and your team started.
“How To Survive Making a Big Mistake at Work? Lessons and Reflections” by Kelsey Shuler, Discord Engineering Manager, Site Reliability Engineering
Mistakes are something that happens to everyone. Kelsey will share advice around navigating this for your first time at work, from the perspective of someone who has had her share of mistakes take down the products she’s worked on.
“Product Marketing: Speaking the Language of Technical Storytelling” by Natalie Grant, Discord Developer Product Marketing Manager (PMM) & Lead of Women in Tech Employee Resource Group (ERG)
How technical do you need to be to be in Product Marketing? How is it different from Product Management? Why not be a ‘regular’ Marketing Manager? In this talk, Natalie will share why the nature of this role makes for a versatile career path, new surprises every day, and endless opportunities for curious minds.
“Marketing Incrementality Test: Mathematical Approach to Measure Incremental Lift” by Nancy Liu, Discord Data Science Manager, Marketing Data Science & Analytics
In this talk, Nancy will share how Data Science helps Marketers to make more informed business decisions at a high level, and provides a quick deep-dive into Marketing Incrementality Testing.
🍿 LEADERSHIP PANEL moderated by Jire Bademosi, Discord Senior Manager of Inclusion, Diversity, Purpose
Evelyn Masso Discord Engineering Manager, Presentation Frameworks
Mindy Day, Discord Senior Manager, Community
Chloe Shih, Discord Product Manager, Communities Engagement Lead
Founded in 2015, Discord is a voice, video and text app that helps friends and communities come together to hang out and explore their interests – from artists and activists, to study groups, sneakerheads, plant parents, and more. With 150 million monthly users across 19 million active communities, called servers, Discord has grown to become one of the most popular communications services in the world. Discord was built without selling ads or user data and instead, offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations. Discord is hiring!
- Product Manager – API & Apps User Experience
- Engineering Manager – Realtime Infrastructure
- Software Engineer – Realtime Infrastructure
- Data Science Manager – Ecosystems & Servers
- Senior Machine Learning Engineer – Anti Abuse
- Senior Product Marketing Manager – International
- Senior Product Manager – Acquisition Channels
- Staff Software Engineer – Revenue
- Don’t see what you’re looking for? Here’s an open job posting