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A Quick Recap of Our Recent Event in San Francisco

On September 13th, PowerToFly co-hosted an exclusive evening for software engineers, web engineers, data engineers and other women in tech featuring women tech leaders from some of San Francisco's most exciting companies: collaboration platform Dropbox, online marketplace LendingClub, personal genetics company Helix, and sleep and wellness innovator Thrive Global.


Held at ConnectionsSF, who helped sponsor the event, the night kicked off with a chance to network with both the tech women leaders and hiring teams from each of our featured companies before transitioning into a panel discussion and audience Q&A, moderated by PowerToFly's Cristina Duke. Our panelists included:

  • Aisha Ferrazares, Software Engineer/Tech Lead at Dropbox
  • Rani Powers, Computational Biologist at Helix
  • Samantha Berg, Senior Manager, Design at LendingClub
  • Yardley Pohl, Chief Product Officer at Thrive Global

All four of our featured companies are hiring so check out their pages on PowerToFly to learn more about their open roles.

PowerToFly's Cristina Duke greets our attendees.

A packed house!

Yardley Pohl, Rani Powers, Samantha Berg and Aisha Ferrazares with Cristina Duke

Our panel took questions from the audience.

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