SurveyMonkey Girl Geek Dinner 2019
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“Surveys: Why do they matter?” by Sarah Cho, Director of Research
Whether it’s on the web, over the phone, in-person, or even through the mail, we’ve all taken at least one survey. Why the heck does it seem like surveys are popping up everywhere? Are they actually helpful, or are they just a pain in the you know…? How can they go horribly wrong? Why should you think about using surveys for your work? (And how many questions can be crammed into one lightning talk?) Learn how surveys impact our everyday lives and how you can use them to improve what you do both at work and at home.
“Human Readable: Designing Data for Carbon-Based Lifeforms” by Sarah Goldschmidt, Product Design Manager
Data is everywhere — from your work desk to your smartphone to your fridge — and in 2019 it has evolved from the output of a digital product to the product itself. What does that mean for us as builders of products? Let’s talk about how designers can make meaning from data in product experiences and, with it, better, more human-centered technology.
“Transforming SurveyMonkey’s front-end platform with GraphQL” by Mala Neti, Software Engineer on the Web Platform Team
We’re excited to share SurveyMonkey’s journey towards revamping our front-end platform using GraphQL. Learn how we used GraphQL and Apollo Client to build out our aggregation layer, and follow along as we talk through some real-world examples and chat about helpful developer tools that we used along the way.
Senior Female Leaders Panel:
- Shilpa Apte, Engineering Manager
- Erica Weiss Tjader, Vice President, Product Design
- Jing Huang, Director of Engineering, Machine Learning
- Robin Ducot, Chief Technology Officr
We are excited to host a Girl Geek Dinner at SurveyMonkey on Wednesday, May 29th! Join us to hear about career development and self-advocacy, as well as find out first-hand what the women immersed in SurveyMonkey’s research, product design and engineering initiatives are working on.
Our mission is to power the curious. Come hear our lighting talks and panel discussion, find out what makes our girl geeks tick, and bring lots of questions!
Robin Ducot will share the story of her career path and her decision to join SurveyMonkey. She will moderate a panel of senior female leaders who will provide insights on career path-related topics such as how to make deliberate career decisions, when to change jobs or careers, and how to ask for promotion, among other topics.
Erica Weiss Tjader
SurveyMonkey (NASDAQ: SVMK) is a leading global survey software company on a mission to power the curious. The company’s People Powered Data platform empowers over 17 million active users to measure and understand feedback from employees, customers, website and app users, and the market. SurveyMonkey’s products, enterprise solutions and integrations enable 98% of the Fortune 500 to solve daily challenges, from delivering better customer experiences to increasing employee retention. With SurveyMonkey, organizations around the world can transform feedback into business intelligence that drives growth and innovation.