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Guru Technologies

Meet the Women Tech Leaders at Guru - The “Secret Sauce” Behind Some of the Best Known Brands

The event will feature a keynote address by Guru's CEO Rick Nucci! If you are a tech professional in the greater Philadelphia area and you'd like to attend this event, please email events@powertfly.com with your name and LinkedIn URL to be considered for an invite.

Slack, Square, Zoom, Spotify, Dell, Shopify, Buzzfeed - Guru is the secret sauce behind many of these well known brands. On December 11th, PowerToFly is hosting a special holiday happy hour of networking and learning with Guru's impressive women tech leaders...and you're invited!

Guru uses AI to help companies create amazing customer experiences and close deals. From Google Docs and Slack threads, to inside apps and the minds of your best and brightest, Guru captures your company's expertise to utilize in the future.

Want to hear more? Then join us on Wednesday, December 11th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the North American Building, 121 S. Broad Street, 10th Floor, Philadelphia. Complimentary food and refreshments will be served. Plus, we'll be hosting a fun giveaway and offering a Lyft code to help you get home after the event.


Agenda (Subject to Change)

  • 5:30 pm - Check-in and Networking over Light Bites and Refreshments
  • 6:30 pm - Kickoff with PowerToFly
  • 6:35 pm - Keynote Address by Rick Nucci, CEO & Co-Founder of Guru
  • 6:45 pm - Tech Talk with Jamey Harman - Customer Success Manager
  • 7:00 pm - Panel Discussion featuring from Guru
  • 7:20 pm - Audience Q&A
  • 7:40 pm - Networking continues over Light Bites and Refreshments

Guru transforms information into technology through expert verification, knowledge alerts, suggested tags and more to transform their clients' businesses. In fact, here's what one Account Executive at Slack had to say: Guru works wonders for our sales team. We're finding information faster when on a call with a merchant. It's my favorite sales enablement solution I've ever worked with.

While you don't need to be looking for new opportunities in order to attend the event, Guru is hiring. Guru's CEO Rick Nucci, who will be speaking at the event, was named one of the "Top CEOs - Small & Medium Companies for 2019". Their benefits include an employee stock option plan, health and commuter benefits, and a dog-friendly office! Read more about Guru's upbeat and engaged culture HERE.

About PowerToFly's Events: All RSVP'd attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require accommodations to fully participate in this event, please email hi@powertofly.com, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Find out more about us here http://powertofly.com

Unfortunately, PowerToFly and Guru cannot admit outside recruiters to this particular event. Please email hi@powertofly.com if you have any questions about this policy.

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That makes celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (which was named a month-long celebration in May by Congress in 1992 "to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants on May 7, 1843 and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869") this year all the more important.

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How Embracing What She Doesn’t Know Led Autodesk’s Arezoo Riahi to a Fulfilling Career in DEI

Arezoo Riahi isn't a big fan of the "fake it till you make it" approach. She'd rather ask for the help she needs and learn from it.

Autodesk's Director of Diversity and Belonging joined the design software company from the nonprofit world after a long career in connecting people from different cultures. While her work had been deeply rooted in DEI values, there were certain parts of the strategy-building aspects to her new role that she wasn't sure about.

"If you know it, show up like you know it. If you don't know it, you shouldn't fake it. And Autodesk didn't shame me for not knowing everything. They helped me, and the entire team, by providing the resources that we needed, bringing in outside expertise to help teach us when we were in new territory," says Arezoo, who has been at Autodesk for three years now, during which she's been promoted twice into her current role.

We sat down with Arezoo to hear more about her path into DEI work, what she thinks the future of that work must include, and what advice she has for women looking to build fulfilling careers, from knowing what you don't know and beyond.

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How Being an Open Member of the LGBTQIA+ Community Has Helped Procore’s Alex Zinik Overcome Imposter Syndrome at Work

Alex Zinik wasn't surprised that she started her career in education—she decided she would become a teacher when she was just in third grade.

She was surprised while working as a paraeducator in the school system and preparing to become a special education teacher, she discovered that it didn't feel quite right. "I didn't know if that's what I really wanted to do," she recalls.

So a friend suggested she take a job during her off summers at construction software company Procore. She thought this would be the perfect opportunity to try out this new challenge, and if she needed to, she could go back to the school district once the summer was over.

"Five summers later, I'm still here!" she says, smiling. "And I see myself here for many more years. I just fell in love with the company, the culture, and with the career growth opportunities I was presented with."

As part of our Pride month celebrations, Alex, currently the Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO at Procore, sat down with us to share how a common fear—the fear of being found out—underlay the imposter syndrome she felt when pivoting to an industry in which she lacked experience, and the anxiety she often felt before coming out to her friends and family about her sexuality.

Read on for her insight on overcoming negative thought patterns, being yourself, and paying it forward.

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If you told Paula Manchester that you weren't good at math, she wouldn't believe you.

"That's a global indictment," she says. "'I'm not good at math' implies that you don't have the ability to nurture that muscle. And then I'd ask what kind of math? There's a lot to math."

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