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1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I am Jigyasa Grover, and I currently work at Twitter, Inc. in San Francisco as a Machine Learning Engineer contributing my best in the Ads Prediction team. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? Life as a Machine Learning Engineer, in the world’s biggest hub of technology at a social...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hi there! I am Dr Fiona Malone and I am a biomedical engineer 😊 A biomedical engineer is someone who uses maths, science and engineering to help solve medical problems, advance medical treatments and improve human health. I am currently a lecturer in the mechanical and industrial engineering department at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology in the West of Ireland and I specialize in...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hi, I’m Jessie. I’m a software engineer. I worked at Google for over five years (on Google Drive, Google Search, and Google Maps) but I recently moved to Hudson River Trading, a high frequency trading firm. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? I’ve loved math since I was a...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Temisan Iwere. I am a Computer Science graduate from the University of Toronto. I currently work as a Software Engineer at a digital consultancy - Publicis Sapient 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? I always wanted to be in tech even when I didn’t know what it was called....
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I am a Lead UI Engineer at Amobee, the world's leading independent advertising platform based in Silicon Valley. I have 20 years of overall experience and have leveraged my full-stack software engineering career over a wide range of industries including Cyber Security, Health Tech, Online Dating, Social Media, Higher Ed, and Government. As a Coding Evangelist and the Founder of Gurl...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hiya! My name is Gwen Diagram, I'm Engineering Manager for Quality at Monzo Bank which is a super rad neobank. Monzo has only been around for a bit over 4 years but we've got three million customers already so it's a very fast paced, exciting place to work. I've been in tech for ten years, I started in IT Support and moved over to testing in 2011. I really love the role of tester,...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I’m Niamh, and I currently work as a Mobile Engineer at Monzo, helping to build the iOS and Android apps. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? I was never even considering programming as a career until I didn't quite get the grades I wanted to do Physics at Birmingham, and Computer Science...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hi! I’m Katie Mummah, a nuclear engineering and graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I build and use computer models to study the lifecycle of uranium. I’m using these detailed computer models to help us predict and identify countries who are trying to build nuclear weapons while hiding that information from the world. I also consider myself a...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Cathy Moya and I work for Microsoft in a Customer Experience Engineering team. My job is to connect our engineers and our customers so we can build the best possible products based on deep, honest feedback. I manage our Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs) for System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune, and Windows for IT. I manage our online suggestion...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Ana Maria Porras and I am a biomedical engineer. I finished my Ph.D. in 2017 and I am now a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University. I spend my days studying the bacteria inside our guts and finding ways to understand how it is that they have the power to control our health. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something...
1. Say hi :) who are you what do you do? Hi, my name is Dr. Tracy Fanara, and I work to extend humanity’s time on earth.  I run a research program at Mote Marine Laboratories where we perform experiments, develop technology, and design strategies to protect public health and water quality. My expertise is in sustainable design, so working to restore the earth's natural water cycle through innovative engineering....
Zani Gichuki  is an  engineer  from  Kenya , she works on designing a school that encourages active learning. Zani finds engineering career rewarding because it allows her to utilise her problem solving skills. She agreed to share her story with the Geeky Girl Reality community. Say hi :) who are you what do you do? I'm Zani, and I'm a graduate civil/structural engineer. Right now I'm a fellow at...