Role Models, Ruzanna Rozman, UX Product Designer at Alchemy

Today's Role Model is Ruzanna Rosman. Ruzanna is a story-driven designer with a soft spot for emotional connections. Currently, she works as a Product Designer with Alchemy, a P&G company. Ruzanna moved to the US from Malaysia and studied graphic design at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia before finding herself in … Continue reading Role Models, Ruzanna Rozman, UX Product Designer at Alchemy

Role Models: Chantel Zapata Pray, Senior Product Designer at WW

Today's Role Model is Chantel Zapata Pray. Chantel currently works as a Senior Product Designer at WW (Weight Watchers) where she enjoys bringing data-driven, user-centered solutions to complex problems. After graduating from Parsons School of Design, she started her career as an Art Director, working with clients such as Amazon, Marvel, and Scholastic Inc. In … Continue reading Role Models: Chantel Zapata Pray, Senior Product Designer at WW

Role Models: Brook Shelley, Senior Partner Engineer at Slack

Today's Role Model is Brook Shelley. Brook lives in Emeryville, CA, with her cat, Snorri, and works for Slack. Her writing has appeared in Queer Quarrels, The Toast, Lean Out, Transfigure, and the Oregon Journal of the Humanities. She speaks at conferences on queer and trans issues, and is chair of the board of Basic … Continue reading Role Models: Brook Shelley, Senior Partner Engineer at Slack

Role Models: Maria Schreiber, Solutions Engineer at Algolia

Today’s Role Model is Maria Schreiber. Before entering the tech industry, Maria was a high school biology teacher who sometimes also taught math.  She had dabbled in web development starting in middle school when she made her own websites and took computer science classes in high school.  Inspired by some of her students who curious … Continue reading Role Models: Maria Schreiber, Solutions Engineer at Algolia

Role Models: Bushra Mahmood, Principle UX Designer at Unity

Today's Role Model is Bushra Mahmood. Bushra got her start in tech nearly a decade ago working in motion graphics and visual effects. She produced punk shows in Canada and worked on documentaries as a teen, which is where she developed her design and motion skills. She started doing motion graphics for advertising agencies and … Continue reading Role Models: Bushra Mahmood, Principle UX Designer at Unity

Role Models: Cassidy Williams, Senior Software Engineer at Codepen

Today's Role Model is Cassidy Williams. Cassidy studied computer science in college and began her career at Vimeo. In addition to building out the product, she also served as a developer evangelist, organized hackathons, and spoke at events and conferences. In her subsequent roles, Cassidy continued to serve as a mentor and advocate for her … Continue reading Role Models: Cassidy Williams, Senior Software Engineer at Codepen

Role Models: Yisselda Rhoc, Software Engineer at Def Method

Today's Role Model is Yisselda Rhoc. Yisselda earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science and specialized in artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction. On top of this strong foundation, she translates those theoretical fundamentals into tangible products. Today, Yisselda is a software engineer for Def Method, a New York City-based software consultancy. In her … Continue reading Role Models: Yisselda Rhoc, Software Engineer at Def Method

Role Models: Jen McNamee, Senior Manager of Partnerships and Channel Development at Braze

Today's Role Model is Jen McNamee. Jen began her career analyzing ad revenue, but later realized she had a strong skill set for building relationships. Over time, she moved from tracking campaign data to managing accounts and eventually brokering large corporate partnerships. Jen is currently the Senior Manager of Partnerships and Channel Development at Braze, … Continue reading Role Models: Jen McNamee, Senior Manager of Partnerships and Channel Development at Braze