“Focus On Your Story, Not The Glory”: Leah McGowen-Hare with Salesforce (Video + Transcript)
At Girl Geek Elevate 2018 Leah McGowen-Hare (Senior Director, Developer Evangelism, Salesforce) shared how doing the work with a focus on adding value – and everything will fall into place – rather than focusing on self-branding.
“Absorbed into the Borg: What Happens After Your Startup is Acquired” — Girl Geek X Elevate (Video + Transcript)
At Girl Geek X “Elevate 2018” conference, Claire Vo (VP of Product Management, Optimizely), Selina Tobaccowala (Founder, Gixo/Evite) and Sarah Allen (Founder, RailsBridge & Engineering Manager, Google) shared their journeys in entrepreneurial leadership with Shanea King-Roberson (Senior Technical Product Manager, eBay). What’s life like after your startup is acquired by a larger company? How does your role as a leader change?
“It’s Not Them, It’s You: Self-Awareness & Ego”: Minji Wong with At Her Best (Video + Transcript)
At Girl Geek X Elevate 2018, At Her Best founder Minji Wong shares stories and tools to grow your career. The journey from individual contributor to manager, to a manager of managers, is as much one of self-discovery as it is of learning new skills.
“3 Key Skills for Staying Relevant in the Tech Economy”: Sophia Perl with Oath (Video + Transcript)
At Girl Geek X Elevate, Oath Director of Product Management Sophia Perl covers how to stay current with new technologies and business models in the constant pursuit of knowledge, relevance and fun. Staying up-to-date with industry trends, new tools and emerging technologies can seem like a full-time job — but it doesn’t have to be.
Engineering Leadership Perspectives: Kimber Lockhart-One Medical CTO, Jen-Mei Wu-Architect, Arquay Harris-Slack Director of Engineering, Rachael Stedman-Engineering Manager (Video + Transcript)
Engineering Leadership Girl Geek Dinner in 2017 featuring Engineering Leadership Perspectives from Kimber Lockhart (CTO, One Medical), Jen-Mei Wu (Architect, Indiegogo), Arquay Harris (Director of Engineering, Slack) and Rachael Stedman (Engineering Manager, Lever). Hosted by Angie Chang (Founder, Girl Geek X) and Sukrutha Bhadouria (CTO, Girl Geek X & Senior Engineering Manager, Salesforce).
Girl Geek X Branch Lightning Talks & Panel (Video + Transcript)
Over 100 girl geeks gathered at Branch to hear Co-Founder & Head of Marketing Mada Seghete, Director of Engineering Zeesha Currimbhoy, Senior Software Engineer Deepikaa Subramanium, Systems Engineer Javeria Khan and Strategic Partner Growth Ann Massoud speak at Branch’s beautiful new headquarters in Redwood City, California on September 25, 2018.
Girl Geek X Volvo (Video)
Over 200 girl geeks met in Mountain View on Thursday, September 20, 2018 to learn about the company and where it’s going, from autonomous driving leads to tech VC – and heard from women in Volvo Car Technology USA’s Silicon Valley R&D office as they discuss their impact on transforming a traditional car company into a technology company that happens to build cars.
Girl Geek X Sumo Logic Lightning Talks & Panel (Video + Transcript)
Over 100 girl geeks attended a Girl Geek Dinner at Sumo Logic on September 10, 2018 at Sumo Logic’s Redwood City headquarters in California. We listened to Sumo women sharing insights on actively listening to customers and creating a culture of service – having developed some simple ways to get some big wins!
Scaling Sustainably: Girl Geek X AppLovin Panel (Video + Transcript)
Over 100 girl geeks attended an AppLovin Girl Geek Dinner in San Francisco to hear from executives, product leaders and engineers about scaling sustainably as a startup — from hiring to leading/managing, and building the systems to enable high growth — on September 5, 2018