GET EMAIL UPDATES FROM POWERTOFLY
By signing up you accept the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy
BROWSE CATEGORIES
GET EMAIL UPDATES FROM POWERTOFLY
Audible

We Were All Ears at Our Event with Audible's Women Tech Leaders in Cambridge

Check out photos from our January event!

PowerToFly reunited with Audible, the world's largest seller and producer of audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, to host an intimate evening of networking and learning at Audible's Cambridge, MA office at the end of January. PowerToFly was also super psyched to host our first-ever event in Cambridge!

Hosted by PowerToFly CEO Milena Berry, this special evening began with a welcome address by Jenn Lee, Director, Software Development who greeted our attendees and provided an overview of Audible's mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.

Our audience was treated to a pair of behind-the-scenes product demos. First up was an Audible on Alexa demo by Lauren Zwetolitz, Sr. Software Development Engineer II - Test and Shweta Brahme, Sr. Manager, Quality Assurance Engineer. Next up was an operational excellence demo lead by Shallu Bhagat, Sr. Manager, Software Development. Both presentations were fascinating and provided technical and unique insight into Audible.

Next up, we transitioned into the evening's panel discussion where Lauren, Shweta and Shallu joined Milena for an open discussion on such topics as career journeys, favorite projects, work-life integration and more. Our impressive panel then stuck around to answer lively questions from the audience.

The night concluded with some closing remarks from Jenn before moving back into more networking and fun.


Here's what one attendee had to say about the event: "I was very impressed with the panelists, and it was very exciting to see a room full of women excited to be there. Compared to other networking events I've attended, this group was high-energy."

Visit Audible's page on PowerToFly to learn more about the company and their open roles.

A look at PowerToFly's event with Audible in Cambridge

Audible's Jenn Lee

A packed house at the event!

A look at our panelists and their favorite listens.

A look at our amazing panel of leaders.

Great conversations!

Plenty of time to network!

A great chance to meet other skilled professionals!

What a great event!

Zapier Inc

How Zapier Director of Compensation Jocelyne Wright-McLemore Is Tackling Imposter Syndrome as a Black Woman in HR

Jocelyne Wright-McLemore has a sticky note that she looks at every day: "I'm overqualified and I can do this."

Zapier's Director of Compensation put that sticky note up shortly after she rolled out a big new project at the online automation company and received some critical feedback on it. Though the criticism came from a tiny portion of her audience and the project was a success overall, hearing it brought back some of the self-doubt and imposter syndrome that she faced earlier in her career.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
Webinars

Meet PowerToFly's 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Award Honorees

This past February, PowerToFly was very proud to wrap up the panel portion of our recent Diversity Reboot 2021: The 100 Day Kickoff virtual summit by presenting our very first Diversity & Inclusion Award Show, honoring some true D&I champions across multiple industries

Back in 2020, we launched a submission process to honor select individuals who just don't talk the talk but truly walk the walk when it comes to making their companies and the world a more diverse and inclusive place. From the many submissions that we received, we chose six champions to honor.

You can watch the acceptance speeches for our honorees below or click here to watch the 45-minute awards show which included a roundtable discussion with our six DEI champions.

Want to nominated a friend or colleague for a future D&I Award? Submit their info here.


READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
popular

How These 30 Companies are Celebrating Women's History Month in 2021

Women have always had a lot on their plates, juggling their professional goals with societal expectations and responsibilities to their families, partners, and communities.

But women have never had a year like 2020.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
Career Advice

How Hopin’s CCO Knew a Startup Environment Was Right For Her—and Two Questions to See If It’s Right for You

If there's a thread that connects all the different facets of Rosie Roca's life, it's the power of bringing people together.

From how she was raised, to how she got her first job, to the decision to leave enterprise software to take on her current role as the Chief Customer Officer at fast-growing events technology platform Hopin, a focus on community has helped to guide Rosie's decisions.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
© Rebelmouse 2020