Tag Archive: Tracy Chou

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    by Angie Chang

    Women 2.0: My Best Valentine’s Day In Silicon Valley!

    Entrepreneur Thuy Truong flew in from Ho Chi Minh City to officially release her Smartboard app on Valentine’s Day and pitch her company at the Women 2.0 Conference in front of a thousand people!

    By Thuy Truong (Co-Founder & CEO, Greengar)

    I learned more about entrepreneurship in the last two weeks than I have my entire life, and I learned the most from one compacted day at the 2013 Women 2.0 Conference.

    My trip started with a visit to Google

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    by Angie Chang

    Pissed Off For Greatness

    “If you ain’t pissed off for greatness, that means you’re okay with being mediocre.” – Ray Lewis

    By Ellora Israni (Co-Founder, she++)

    It’s extremely hard to sit down and write a blog post when you’re not entirely sure that what you have to say is interesting or relevant or even remotely helpful to the rest of the world. You feel kind of like an impostor, like everything you say can and will be used against you.

    I spent a lot of time on Thought Catalog and Buzzfeed avoiding my text editor in the last couple days. Until it occurred to me that this is the exact same apprehension I experience almost every day at work, and that maybe this paralyzing fear of failure is precisely what I should write about. So here goes.

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    by Angie Chang

    Pinterest: An Amazing Place For Female Engineers

    Software engineer Tracy Chou answers the Quora question “What are some particularly female engineer-friendly companies to work for in San Francisco?”

    By Tracy Chou (Software Engineer, Pinterest)

    At Pinterest, we have a great company culture (read my breathless rant here). Women are as integral and respected a part of our diverse team as anyone else, and certainly not treated any differently.

    It’s the first place, in school or professionally, that I’ve not been aware or made aware of my gender, ever, in any situation. I don’t feel like a female engineer.

    I’m just an engineer, and I’m expected and empowered to do great work like every other engineer on the team.

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    by Angie Chang

    Google I/O Session "Designing for the Other Half: Sexy Isn’t Always Pink" (Video)

    Watch a panel of women in technology and entrepreneurship talk about building products for inclusion.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    After the powerhouse Women Techmakers panel of Googlers kicked off Google I/O festivities in San Francisco, a panel of women in technology and entrepreneurship were featured at Google I/O talking about “Designing for the Other Half: Sexy Isn’t Always Pink”.

    Panelists for the session included TaskRabbit founder and CEO Leah Busque, Women 2.0 Director of All Things Offline Sepideh Nasiri, Polyvore co-founder and CEO Jess Lee, Pinterest engineer Tracy Chou, and Playmatics CEO Margaret Wallace.