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September 11-14, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
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Thursday, September 14 • 10:05am - 10:45am
You're Not a *Real* Software Engineer - Amy Chen, Rancher Labs

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Have you ever been told that you aren't a *real* software engineer? This is a story about resilience, self-care, and why qualifications are overrated. Join Amy on her personal journey from pre-med cellular biology and neuroscience major, to tech Youtuber, to founder of an 8.5K online community, to working at an open source container startup. She will discuss depression, burn out, self care, putting women on pedestals, and being authentic. This is a talk about pursuing your aspirations in spite of fear.

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Amy Chen

Systems Software Engineer, VMware
Amy Chen (VMware) is a systems software engineer at VMware who joined through the Heptio acquisition. She is passionate about Kubernetes, Go, containers, and distributed systems. In her free time, she also runs a Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/AmyCodes) that discusses software... Read More →


Thursday September 14, 2017 10:05am - 10:45am
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