This edition, Girls Who Code – Romania and Girls In Tech – Romania are bringing 3 awesome speakers from Facebook. They will talk about their careers, how they got at Facebook, what is their work there and how is the culture at Facebook. The event will take place on October 31st, 17:30, at ImpactHub Bucharest. Apply here until October 26th.
18:00-18:30 ANNA Pustulka, Software Engineer at Facebook UK
18:30-19:00 MIHAELA Ogrezeanu, Software Engineer at Facebook UK
19:00-19:30 ROMAN Chadnov, Software Engineer at Facebook USA
19:30-20:00 Panel Discussion
ANNA PUSTULKA, Software Engineer
Anna has a BSc in Theoretical Computer Science from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. During her studies she had internships with Facebook and Google in California, and after she finished them she started working for Facebook in London. She joined Local Ads team that helps businesses drive and measure offline results. Anna has been in Facebook for a year now.
MIHAELA OGREZEANU, Software Engineer
Mihaela graduated from University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Automatic Control and Computer Science, in 2013. During university she did two internships: the first one was at 4PSA in Bucharest, where she worked on web internal tools, and the second one at Facebook, in the Menlo Park headquarters, where she was a part of the Pages Ads team, working on web and backend. Mihaela has been at Facebook London for about 2 years and she is part of the Native UI Frameworks team, working on Android infrastructure for products.
ROMAN CHADNOV, Software Engineer
Roman was born in Tomsk, Russia, graduated from Tomsk State University and served as programming contests coach for 8 years, fostered the easternmost Russian team to advance to ACM ICPC World Finals. At Facebook since 2011, last years working on Pages. Raising 5 year old daughter, taught her to solve algorithmic puzzles requiring understanding recursion at 4 years old.
Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. Adriana Gascoigne founded GIT in 2007 to create a support framework to help women advance their careers in STEM fields.Girls in Tech – Romania (GITR) is managed by Monica Muntean and ateam of enthusiast girls
Girls Who Code – Romania (GWCR) was founded out of pure passion for programming on the 15th of February 2014 by Monica Muntean. Our mission is to close the gender gap in the Romanian IT industry, working towards growing the number of Romanian girls that will choose a programming related career. We provide support to beginner and middle programmer girls in order to perfect their coding skills through online and offline programs like workshops, online mentoring, conferences, presentations and meetups. We create opportunities for advanced girls in order to develop their programming skills through hackathons, advanced workshops and involvement as mentors in our programs.