“The Customer Is Not Always Right”: Cindy Alvarez with Lean Customer Development (Video + Transcript)
At Girl Geek X Elevate 2018, “Lean Customer Development” author Cindy Alvarez encourages asking questions to explore customers’ and co-workers’ true pain points, and offers poignant leadership advice aimed to help you improve your working relationships — while positioning yourself as a helpful and empathetic resource to your colleagues, managers, and customers.
“The Art of the Interview: How to Evaluate and Handle Candidates in Your Pipeline”: Aline Lerner with Interviewing.io (Video + Transcript)
At Girl Geek X Elevate 2018, Interviewing.io CEO Aline Lerner shared stories about interview questions (the good, bad and the ugly), how to improve them, and imposter syndrome (or the opposite — the Dunning–Kruger effect):
“CTO’s Lessons Learned on the Journey from Software Developer to IPO”: Cathy Polinsky with Stitch Fix (Video + Transcript)
Lean in, Geek Out: Girl Geek X SquareTrade (Video)
Over 300 women came together at SquareTrade in San Francisco, CA for a Girl Geek X SquareTrade Dinner on June 27, 2018 to hear from inspiring women in leadership from SF Giants, Nomiku, Harbor, Udemy, Grand Rounds & SquareTrade.
“From Cat Herder to Air Traffic Controller: Engineering Leadership” — Girl Geek X Elevate (Video + Transcript)
At Girl Geek X Elevate 2018, Mozilla Senior Director of Engineering Laura Thomson moderates a panel of engineering leaders from Wealthfront, Skillz and Tableau Software as they talk about their perspectives in engineering management, accomplishments, grad school & more.
“The Hardest Job I’ve Ever Loved“: Julie Meloni on Building Solutions with the US Digital Service (Video + Transcript)
At Girl Geek X Elevate 2018, Julie Meloni shared real-world stories of how the United States Digital Service (or “USDS”) builds solutions, from public-facing services to helping small businesses, veterans, students, farmers, and more!