Girl Geek X Atlassian Talk & Panel Discussion
Aubrey Blanche, Atlassian Global Head of Diversity & Belonging, talks “Thank u, next: How “diversity” gets in the way of gender equity” and moderates a panel discussion with Lori Kaplan (Head of Design, Cloud Migrations), Ashley Faus (Senior Manager, Integrated Media), Dominique Ward (Design Operations Lead) and Ritika Nanda (Mobile Developer). This Girl Geek X Atlassian Dinner was recorded on April 18, 2019 at Atlassian HQ in San Francisco, CA.
“Every Day is Important in the Life of a Strawberry: Finding the Users in Government Policy”: Sheri Bernard Trivedi with U.S. Digital Service (Video + Transcript)
Documentation is just a mirror held up to a product. If you think of government services as some of the most crucial products we encounter at the United States Digital Service, then user-centered documentation becomes all the more interesting. In this talk, Sheri Bernard Trivedi tells a story about writing docs for farmers, one of her favorite projects in her career thus far. She is an Instructional Content Strategist at the United States Digital Service (or USDS for short).
“Building High Performance Teams” — Girl Geek X Elevate (Video + Transcript)
You think the transition from IC to a manager is the hardest part of your career – until you become a manager of managers. From advancing your hiring skills to optimizing cross-team communication to letting your managers manage, join these amazing women as they share their learnings as they’ve evolved from managers to leaders.
Girl Geek X Okta Lightning Talks
Over 100 girl geeks attended Okta Girl Geek Dinner to hear lightning talks on product, engineering, UX design, and how to balance security and usability – and accessibility! Speakers include Maggie Law (Director of Product Design), Angie Song and Helen Chen (Software Engineers), Jade Feng (Product Manager), and Sara Daqiq (Developer Support Engineer). This event was recorded on March 20, 2019 at Okta HQ in San Francisco.
Girl Geek X Blend Lightning Talks
Over 100 girl geeks gathered at Blend for delicious dim sum & lightning talks. We heard from Blend girl geeks about career journeys and learnings from product manager Priya Nakra, sales engineering manager Ashley McIntyre, product design lead Eunice Noh and head of legal & compliance Crystal Sumner. This Girl Geek X event was recorded on March 6, 2019 in San Francisco at Blend HQ.
Girl Geek X Realtor.com Dinner & Talks
Over 150 women came together for a Girl Geek X Realtor.com dinner on October 24, 2018 at the Realtor.com headquarters in Santa Clara, California – speakers talked about advancing the digital real estate industry by using big data, customer insights, market analysis, and design thinking.
“Being Unapologetically You”: Sandra E. Lopez with Intel Sports (Video + Transcript)
Sandra Lopez been named one of the 50 most powerful women in tech by the National Diversity Council and one of Latina Style’s Top 10 Latina executives. She is Vice President and General Manager for Intel Sports. In other words, #boss. In this Girl Geek X: Elevate 2019 session, Sandra shared the advice she shares with the women she mentors on being unapologetically you, being kind, and networking while prioritizing support over competition.
Girl Geek Amplitude Lightning Talks (Video + Transcript)
Over 100 girl geeks enjoyed dinner then lightning talks at Amplitude HQ in San Francisco to discuss careers in tech, and how leaders can make inclusive, safe workplaces. Hear from Cathy Nam and Samantha Puth (Software Engineers), Sandhya Hegde (VP Marketing), Lisa Platt (Senior Director, Head of Design) and emcee Nisha Dwivedi (Sales Engineering Manager).
Girl Geek X Strava Lightning Talks (Video + Transcript)
Over 200 women gathered at Strava’s San Francisco HQ on February 12, 2019. Kicked off by Strava CEO James Quarles and hosted by Chief Product Office Stephanie Hannon, six of Strava’s amazing women shared their advice and experience on growth, performance, managing your career, data, product and brand design.