Let's Do Lunch with Technical Women
Here at Women in Tech we take our survey feedback very seriously. A recurring theme has been the request to have a technically focused event, for all the fantastic technical women here at Yahoo! Thus was born the "Let's Do Lunch and Meet Y! Technical Women" event. The setup was intimate, with 4 facilitators, 1 per table, where 8-10 women at each table had the opportunity to ask questions, share advice, and network. The format was free-form, or attendees could pick a question from a purple bucket placed at each of the tables.
Jennifer Davis has been at Yahoo! for 5.5 years, and her career path took her from FE, to SA, to SE. She is currently a senior SE within the Grid Data Management team. Her table was filled with lively discussions around work-life balance and how Yahoo! is a great place to work because it allows the flexibility needed to maintain a healthy work-life balance. A few of the key points around this topic were that communication and accountability are key components to aRead More »from Let’s Do Lunch and Meet Technical Women