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Meet Michelle Ackerman

In Blog, Community by Felicia Jadczak

Michelle Ackerman gave a lightning talk at our Spotify concert in January 2016. She is a Product Manager at Spotify. How (and when) did you get into your current field or company? I’ve been working in music technology since college. I started in a QA/Marketing internship at The Echo Nest in Somerville. In the next two years my role evolved and my …

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Meet Michelle Alexander

In Blog, Community by Felicia Jadczak

Michelle Alexander gave a lightning talk at our Spotify concert in January 2016. She is a Mobile Chapter Lead at Spotify, and has been there for a year and a half. I started out as an iOS developer working on the Ad Products team. Currently I am a mobile chapter lead, or engineering manager, which means I spend less time heads-down …

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Meet Jyotsna Venkataramanan

In Blog, Community by Felicia Jadczak

Jyotsna Venkataramanan gave a lightning talk at our Spotify concert in January 2016. She is a Senior Engineer at Spotify.  How (and when) did you get into your current field or company?  I’ve always been into taking things apart and figuring them out. My dad used to travel a lot and whenever he came back from an exotic location he would bring …

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Meet athenahealth

In Blog, Sponsors by Felicia Jadczak

Bailee Walker is a Senior Technical Recruiter at athenahealth. We’re super excited to have athenahealth host our upcoming March SGO event on 3/29/16. Interested in joining us? Sign up today! Why did you decide to sponsor She+ Geeks Out? It’s a great organization, a great networking opportunity, and a unique recruiting opportunity.  We want to make sure that we are …

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Hiring Spotlight: Meet Jory & Lorin

In Blog, Success Stories by Felicia Jadczak

Jory and Lorin have been long time supporters of SGO and we couldn’t be happier to share their story. Jory, COO of Bocoup, was looking for a kick-ass project manager that would fit in with the team. Lorin wanted to work for a company that aligned with her mission and felt good about the people. It was easy to see how the …

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Meet CarGurus– Our February 2016 Sponsor!

In Blog, Sponsors by Felicia Jadczak

Madeline Donohue is a Senior Technical Recruiter with CarGurus. CarGurus sponsored our February She+ Geeks Out event– we had a great night full of popcorn, swag, great food, and good times in their fabulous new space over in Cambridge. We heard from three speakers (Laura Lu of CarGurus, Marion McNabb of Pathfinder, and Shelagh Braley of Goalscorp Media and Founderswire). We …

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Meet Velir

In Blog, Sponsors by Felicia Jadczak

Mary Matthews is a Developer with Velir. Why did you decide to sponsor a She+ Geeks Out event?  I’ve attended several SGO events and have enjoyed them. Velir has taken a genuine interest in supporting local community initiatives, specifically those related the technology space and I thought it would a good way for us to get our name out there/invite the …

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SGO Spotify Concert Wrap Up

In Blog, Events, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Felicia Jadczak

Hello friends, it’s one of your trusty co-founders Felicia here! Wasn’t last week’s concert at Spotify amazing? What’s that? You weren’t able to attend? Well, no worries– I’m happy to recap what went down. So this was our first ever concert, and wow was it great! Spotify welcomed us into their Davis Square space (the former Echo Nest location). Those …

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SGO Laugh Night Wrap Up

In Blog, Events by Lorin Bond

Heyo, Lorin here with a summary of Laugh Night’s hilarity. So like a summarity. Hilummary? I guess I’ll keep my day job. Drumroll please… And the first ever SGO Women’s Laugh Night was a roaring success! Hosted by the lovely Hubspot, we enjoyed yummy and beautiful food, delicious beverages (did someone say Rose All Day??) and a highly entertaining lineup …