Strava Girl Geek Dinner – Lightning Talks & Executive Leadership Discussion! (Video + Transcript)
Learn from women at Strava about their expertise, from tech to leadership, with Girl Geek X founders Angie Chang and Sukrutha Bhadouria at a virtual Strava Girl Geek Dinner on August 11, 2021.
“Start With Who: Choosing Your Next Career Opportunity”: Kellee Van Horne with Affirm (Video + Transcript)
Kellee Van Horne (Director of Client Success at Affirm) shares guidance from her time counseling younger employees about career moves. She distilled the guidance into 3 key principles: choose your boss and reporting chain carefully, prioritize roles where you have a differentiating skill or area of expertise, and be clear on what skills or content you want to learn in your next role.
“Communication Strategies for Remote Teams”: Nicole Salzman Page with Zumba (Video + Transcript)
Nicole Salzman Page (Product Manager at Zumba) shares her new communications strategy for staying aligned with Engineering, Executives and Business Stakeholders to release products faster while working from home.
“Building High-Performance Teams In A Pandemic”: Elevate 2021 Panel (Video + Transcript)
Sukrutha Bhadouria, Director of Engineering at Salesforce, Elaine Zhou, CTO at Change.org, Tina Huang, CTO & Founder at Transposit, Rachana Kumar, VP of Engineering at Etsy discuss building high-performance teams in a pandemic.
Opendoor Girl Geek Dinner – Lightning Talks & Panel (Video + Transcript)
Meet women at Opendoor leading the charge! Hear lightning talks on career leadership, design & strategy, data science, engineering & much more.
“Mentorship, Sponsorship & Impact”: Dimah Zaidalkilani with GitHub and Iliana Montauk with Manara (Video + Transcript)
Dimah Zaidalkilani (Director of Product at GitHub) shares her journey from Palestine to Microsoft Product Management, from getting resources to learn how to interview, to overcoming imposter syndrome with the support of allies.
“Delivering a Connected Digital Experience”: Faylene Bell with Nvidia (Video + Transcript)
Faylene Bell (Director of Digital Marketing at Nvidia) talks about extending opportunities in digital marketing to drive growth for technology leaders.
“Integrating Inclusive Research into Design”: Kat Chiluiza with Google (Video + Transcript)
Kat Chiluiza (UX Researcher at Google) shares tips to empower folks on how to advocate for more inclusivity at their job. With real world examples, she will discuss dos/don’ts for research surveys or interviews.
“Responsible AI: Why & Why Now”: Hema Chamraj with Intel AI (Video + Transcript)
Hema Chamraj (Director of Technology Advocacy at Intel AI) talks about responsible considerations to address limitations presented by AI in healthcare and drive better patient outcomes for all.