At Turing, we are dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion and are focused on helping women developers achieve their full potential. #WomeninTechWeek is designed to deliver great value for women developers seeking inspiration, career advice, networking, and job opportunities. Join women developers and leaders from around the world for this free virtual event from March 21-24, 2022.
This multi-session event features career-centric talks, panel discussions, interactive workshops, networking opportunities, as well as our new signature program Jump Start, designed to help you complete 80% of Turing’s vetting process.
Turing Jump Start includes hands-on sessions on Turing’s tests and coding challenges, technical interviews, and resume improvement. With JumpStart, you can immediately boost your chances to get matched with full-time, long-term remote US software jobs with competitive compensation, interesting problems to solve, and a talented peer network to scale up your career journey. Complete the work survey here, a prerequisite to complete tests during Jump Start.
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Code for America
Run The World
Founder & CEO
Chief Business Transformation Strategist & Industry Technology Leader
Cloud Product Manager
Enterprise Partner Sales Manager
CEO & Co-Founder
Vanessa Taiah together with her partners Patricia Martucci and Alejandra Ripa founded MindHub, a technology training company, whose mission is "Develop relevant skills in the market so that people can access a better future."
In the year 2020, she founded Jedify, a Digital Development Agency. Before that, he worked for 21 years at Accenture, an organization in which she held numerous positions and developed his entire career. During the last 7 years, he stood out as Managing Director responsible for sales of the Products Operating Group (which brings together different industries) for the Hispanic South America region. For years he worked in different countries of the region, mainly in Brazil, Chile and Colombia.
Vanessa specialized in Digital Business at the University of San Andrés and also participated in different entrepreneurship programs at IAE Business School (WISE and NAVES). Previously, she graduated with a degree in Systems from CAECE University.
Married with teenage twins, she considers herself a tech victim: she loves new technology gadgets, new apps, and enjoys listening to podcasts. He really likes meeting people and traveling.
Amanda has had a unique and diverse career starting out in the financial industry, moving to education as a teacher in her small hometown community, and finally spending the majority of her career in public service. She has served as the Chief of Operations at the California Department of Justice overseeing 1,000 public servants and an $850M budget, National Political Director for Secretary Clinton managing the political and outreach strategy for the 2016 Presidential Campaign, and as a Chief of Staff in the United States Senate during one of the most productive periods in our country's history. She was named one of the most influential staffers by Roll Call and received a number of awards as the first Latina chief of staff in the history of the U.S. Senate. In addition to her policy work, she has also run for Congressional office in 2014 and Governor in 2018 believing that empowering others is at the heart of public service. She has degrees from Stanford University and Harvard Business School and serves on several non-profit boards.
Xiaoyin is the CEO and Founder of Run The World, a leading virtual events platform for community building. She is a Forbes 30 under 30, Linkedin Top Voice, and Inc. Female Founder 100. Prior to dropping out of Stanford Graduate School of Business to start Run The World, she led product management at Facebook and Instagram.
She is an active and well-published product writer and tech influencer. She is running her own product columns in China with 7000+ paid subscribers(Geektime), and working on her new upcoming book. She's been invited to speak at multiple international and national product conferences as well as top universities such as Stanford, UC Berkeley, UT Austin, Claremont Colleges and more. She is a contributor for Forbes China, Hacker Noon, and she runs her own tech columns in 36kr(leading tech media in China), Product Coalition(world's largest free Product Management community), woshiPM(China's leading product management media). She was selected to be a resident for Zhenfund, China's leading angel fund.
A customer first, business outcome-oriented executive who solves very complex business problems through technology, business adoption resulting in revenue growth, culture change, and brand awareness. An innovative, lateral thinking leader, I have successfully worked with multiple industries across technology companies, networking and telecom, retail, financial, government/defense and life sciences across key lines of business such as driving revenue growth, cost reductions, automation, organization change, customer experiences, and customer services. I focus on continuously improving my skills and the capabilities I bring to customers as a trusted advisor, and dependable. I am able to go deep and unlock insights, which help clients discover problems and opportunities, understand them and then take appropriate action.
I’ve helped companies increase earnings, optimize costs, reach more customers, changed customer’s perceptions and experiences – all resulting in value creation in companies globally. Optimize and automate field services, predictive maintenance, smart building and contracts, and emphasizing brand and customer experiences - driving successful outcomes at the line of business.
Throughout my 25+ year career I have earned leadership by trust and credibility, influence and always delivering results valued by my clients. I know how to listen, inspire and navigate while being totally dedicated to my customers' ideal outcome and value creation.
Tech-enthusiast & Product Manager with extensive experience in driving agile product launches for enterprise clients. Leveraging deep understanding of technology, cognitive/AI solutions with strong analytical and interpersonal skills, acquired at Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder.
Sheri is passionate about the technology sector and is enthusiastic to see/experience how tech has evolved from her first job out of college as a Systems Analyst in 1995 to today's Cloud innovations. She enjoys meeting others and is an active mentor with HITEC (Hispanics in Technology) and within her Women in Tech network. With over 20 years in the industry, her prior experience includes global positions at Microsoft and Amazon along with consulting at Accenture. From a personal standpoint, she and her husband recently moved back to California from Seattle and looks forward to seeing her children enjoy the beaches and sunny weather.
Anubha is the founding director of GirlScript Foundation that is a not-for-profit organization established in 2017 and has impacted more than 500,000 students from 30+ countries worldwide. The organization imparts technical and employability skills from slum children to working professionals.
Anubha has been globally recognized by organizations like Forbes Asia list of 2020, Rajeev Circle Fellowship, Society of Women Engineers Magazine, Booking.com, Women Tech Network, Elastic Search Cause Awards and has spoken at GITEX Dubai, TiEcon Silicon Valley, Pycon US, Tedx, Devconf, Microsoft Build, etc.
A proud Tejane and chingone -- Ash Ramirez (they/elle/papi) serves as the DE&I Lead at The Many. They have been involved in building and fostering diverse creative workplaces for five years working at shops such as Wieden + Kennedy, Droga5, and Digitas Health. They have a passion in developing programs and initiatives that center the experiences of historically excluded groups, taking part in various organizations throughout their advertising career. Their mission -- to create spaces for all to feel empowered to make impactful work, advance in their careers, and most importantly be their authentic selves.
Jonathan Siddharth is the CEO & Co-Founder of Turing.com. He leads a team of 500+ people from across the globe to help every remote-first company build boundary-less teams. Jonathan has vast entrepreneurial experience. Before founding Turing, Jonathan was an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at Foundation Capital. He was also the CEO of Rover- a content discovery app that he had co-founded with Vijay Krishnan at Stanford between 2008 and 2016. Furthermore, adding another feather to his hat, Jonathan worked as an SVP of technology at Revcontent, the company that had acquired Rover in 2017.
Jonathan pursued his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Anna University. He graduated at the top with the first rank in his class. After completing his bachelor's degree, he pursued a Master's degree in Computer Science from Stanford University. He was also awarded the Christopher Stephenson memorial award for best master research in the computer science department at Stanford.
In his leisure time, Jonathan enjoys helping early-stage entrepreneurs build and scale companies and turning their entrepreneurial dream into reality.
Tihanna Louise is an International Speaker, Trainer, Certified Executive Coach and Life Coach and Facilitator with nearly two decades of strategic communications experience. She spent 15 years as a television and radio news reporter, producer and writer telling stories all over the country for major network affiliates like ABC and FOX, including stints in Texas, Pennsylvania, Sacramento, Oakland, and San Francisco.
She then invested another 7+ years in PR/Marketing helping start-ups, small businesses, and non-profits in the Bay Area and beyond tell their stories. She’s delivered value for clients as a public relations strategist, a motivation and transformation speaker, executive and spiritual life coach and her tenure has included working with tech professionals and entrepreneurs to craft authentic narratives, master their mindsets, up-level their confidence, manage their energy and polish their public speaking skills.
Tihanna believes effective, authentic, and engaging communication is a learnable skill and that every person on the planet has a story worth sharing.
Sr Director and Head of Developer Community
Associate Vice President of Strategy, Cloud Alliances
Sr Manager, Global Communities
Director, Enterprise Sales
Enterprise Sales Director
Developer Success Manager
Senior L&D Specialist
Sr. Developer Community Manager
Community Program Manager
Passionate about programming and communities, Uma Subramanian has dedicated her career to helping developers succeed. She is currently the Sr Director and Head of Developer Community at Turing.com, a unicorn that is building an AI-backed Intelligent Talent Cloud to connect the best software developers with the best opportunities. Before Turing, Uma spent 20 years at Microsoft inspiring and empowering internal engineers and third-party developers to build new products and features on top of the Microsoft 365 platform. She is known for crafting big experience visions and driving impactful outcomes. She has won several Gold Star Awards for outstanding performance during her career at Microsoft.
At Turing.com, Uma is spearheading building a career community for developers worldwide, the people most important to the company’s success. She is on a mission to launch world-class community programs and initiatives that help developers across the globe grow their careers and thrive in their work.
With her team of Community Managers, Program Managers, Learning & Development Specialists, and Developer Success Managers, Uma is focused on creating safe spaces that offer authentic interactions between developers. Her goal is to cultivate and facilitate organic engagement. Her deep programming experience and many years of working with developers offer a deeper access and better understanding of the wants and needs of community members. This presents the opportunity to strategically establish and successfully sustain goals that are easily quantified, help create a meaningful community ecosystem, while driving measurable outcomes for Turing’s continued growth and success.
Uma holds a degree in Chemistry Honors from Delhi University and Software Technology & Systems Management from the National Institute of Information Technology. She is the mother of two children, and a puppy. In her free time, she enjoys non-fiction and fast-paced Bollywood music.
Hassan is a a marketing and community leader with 10+ years experience in technology. Past clients include Google, Instagram, Grindr, Sonos, IBM and Skype. With a passion for delivering innovative, user-centric campaigns and experiences, Hassan has consistently helped businesses drive meaningful engagement, traffic and leads. Hassan loves bringing people together and founded HOUSE, an event series for queer trans people of color thriving at the intersection of tech x culture. He is currently the Sr Manager, Global Communities at Turing.
Mimi Zheng is currently Director, Enterprise Sales at Turing based in New York City. She helps Fortune 500 companies spin up their engineering dream team through Turing. Earlier in her career, Mimi was a career coach helping coding bootcamp graduates land their first job. She’s excited to share tips on what hiring managers look for in developers.
Speaker, mental trainer; coach in leadership skills. More than 15 years of experience in the areas of communications, marketing, learning & development and author of MindFitness, perseverance mental training. Crazy passionate about human development, certified in coaching, adult learning, and master's degree in Corporate Communications. Life purpose project: Women empowerment and gender equity in business.
A tiny dancer doing my best to bring imagination and technology together in order to help people to be in the center of digital transformation in a kind and secure way. At Turing I am a Community Program Manager LATAM. In life, I have been working for 22 years on social development and innovation as a consultant for the public and private sector, especially at technology companies such as IBM and Valid. I am also a community lover, NetWeaver, geek, business adviser, teacher, entrepreneur, event planner, TEDxOrganizer, explorer, global soul, idea generator, inventor, lawyer, guitarist, a woman in tech, and mother of dragons (oops mother of two, Sergio and Alice).
Customer Success Specialist
Profile Enhancement Specialist
Profile Enhancement Specialist
Hiring Operations Specialist
Lead of Dev Support Ops
Community Operations Project Manager
Priyanka leads the Enterprise Interview Success Team at Turing. She has versatile experience in people relations, sales, and running her own business to working remotely.
Passionate and experiential learner, curious by nature, explorer, industrious, and challenge lover. Masters in Psychology from University of Delhi, India. Have worked in diverse fields of Psychology to get a hands-on-experience and understand the complex ways in which human mind functions across different situations. Love to solve complex problems in the simplest possible manner.
Melanie has wide experience in copywriting and editing thanks to her experience in social media related positions - Now she uses her writing skills to help developer to improve their profiles and find their dream jobs.
Besides having experience as a community manager and social media manager, Melanie has a BA in Art Autentication and Market, possessing a wide knowledge in administration and heritage related issues.
SamuraiZe: Gamer of Street Fighter, KoF and Samurai Shodown.
JB Brazil: Gamer of Valorant and Street Fighter streamer.