Virtual Sentry Girl Geek Dinner – Lightning Talks, Networking!
Join Sentry and Girl Geek X for a virtual office tour, lightning talks, and networking on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 starting at 9am (Pacific Time).
We will host a networking hour with breakout sessions after the talks — it’s FREE to register and participate.
We can’t wait to see your faces, meet some new friends, & reconnect!
“Sentry’s Integration Platform: UI Augmentation In Action” by Meredith Heller, Software Engineer at Sentry
Meredith helped build out Sentry’s Integration Platform starting in 2018. Now it’s time for a mini year (or two) in review. This talk will cover the thought behind creating this platform, what it does, and how one of her favorite features, UI Augmentation, has been crucial to the platform’s success.
“Company Culture & Documentation: How Docs Promote Collaboration & Inclusivity” by Mimi Nguyen, Technical Writer at Sentry
Production-ready documentation takes a village. Nurture your village by fostering structured collaboration with a strong focus on inclusivity. This talk will provide a step-by-step guide for facilitating collaboration across teams, and how intentional word choices encourage empathy and inclusivity in the workplace.
“Ace Your Technical Screen & Interview” by Sophia Lawhead, Technical Recruiter at Sentry
Recruiting screens or intro calls can be nerve-wracking – what are these recruiters looking for, and how do I get past them to talk to a hiring manager? This talk will show you how to navigate this call to get the information you need to evaluate a potential employer while increasing your chances of making it to the next round.
“Countering Negative Self-Talk” by Virginia Badenhope, General Counsel at Sentry
Sometimes, we can be our own worst critics. Virginia will share some ideas for reframing unhelpful thoughts. Learning to do this has allowed her to be kinder to herself, kinder to others, and (somewhat unexpectedly) more effective at both work and home.
“From Office Buildout to Distanced-Work, How to Effectively Respond to Uncertainty During Times of Crises” by Saloni Dudziak, Vice President of People at Sentry
What do you do when a Pandemic hits and you’re halfway through a 36,000 square foot new office buildout? Pivoting can be hard and head-spinning! This talk will focus on how to respond effectively in moments of crises, to unique events that unfold one after another, with calm and speed, while maintaining empathy and care for your fellow humans.
“How Open Source Impacted My Career” by Priscila Oliveira, Software Engineer at Sentry
Did you know that there is a high chance that you are using some Open Source project every day? Ever wondered why people devote their spare time contributing to them? Did you always want to enhance your skills by contributing but don’t know how to get started? Learn more about Priscila’s story of personal and professional growth through contribution to Open Source.
Tien “Mimi” Nguyen
Sentry provides open source error tracking that gives you insight into every crash in your stack as it happens, with the details needed to prioritize, identify, reproduce, and fix each issue. Sentry supports all popular languages and platforms, and offers a perspective that enables you to see which errors are doing the most harm to your business and help you understand how issues affect your bottom line.