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Emma is the co-founder and CEO of Offsyte. Before Offsyte she worked as an engineer turned engineering manager at Lyft.

What is Offsyte?

Offsyte is the one-stop-shop for discovering and booking high-quality team-building events. Our virtual team events include anything from mixology classes to online escape games, cooking classes, group meditation, and more. It is so important to bring teams together remotely and help teams bond and engage outside of a work setting. Book your next amazing team offsite here.

What was your inspiration behind building Offsyte?

As an engineer turned engineering manager, I have planned and attended many team…


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Megan Murphy

Megan Murphy is the VP of product at Hotjar, where she leads its design, data, and product teams. She has lived and led product teams in San Francisco, Brazil, Spain, and in fully distributed environments on a mix of B2C and B2B products at Skyscanner, Microsoft, N26, and a few early-stage startups. Megan has earned her stripes in building products in a range of contexts — from validating early demand through prototypes at a Series-A startup in pursuit of its first 100 customers, to experimenting at scale on 100million MAU products. And likewise on the qualitative side — she has…


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Growing up in Bangladesh, I’ve only learned to see the world through a lens of colors. The vibrancy of all the movie posters, rickshaws, and truck art around me has pushed me to pursue art as a hobby, and share my work with the world through social media and beyond.

Naina Hussain is a self-taught Digital Illustrator channeling her love for South Asia, its films, music, and culture through her work.

You’re an accomplished illustrator and artist. Can you talk to us about how you got started at bynaina?

My digital art journey is entirely self-taught — I’ve been “experimenting”…


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Haley Hamer is a Product Owner working in the FinTech space in California. Since childhood, she has been enamored by the idea of using numbers to represent the world around us. But, she first discovered her passion for technology when she took an intro level Computer Science course as an elective in college — and after that, she chose her major and never looked back. She has held a couple different technical roles during her professional career, and each one has given her experience and understanding about how a software product, and ultimately a SAAS company, ticks. …


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Jackie DeJesse has known the value of stories since she was a child. Her family’s saga has become legend and serves as the primary inspiration for Quorum. She honed her own storytelling skills as a photographer and now as a product manager, where she zealously seeks to understand users and represent them within her teams. Quorum is the natural continuation of her work to bring awareness to the challenges and triumphs that we each experience so that we can be understood and validated. …


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Rosa Lina Swaby is a Data & Analytics PM at Microsoft for the Intelligent Conversation and Communications Cloud team. She recently joined Microsoft and before that she was working as a front-end engineer at American Express on the Customer HomePage team for around 2 years. She is currently based in NYC and is a 2018 NYU Computer Science Graduate. When she is not working, she loves to cook and find new rom-coms to watch.

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What inspired you to transition your career into Product Management?

When I joined American Express as a front-end engineer after graduation I honestly did not have much experience or context around…


By Ramona Arora

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Upasna is the Product Manager on the E-Commerce team at CNN where she develops and optimizes the technological infrastructure that powers the domain. Prior to her Product Management role at CNN, Upasna worked in SEO and data science for a decade and has architected and managed the organic search strategies for PCMag, Mashable, Ford Motor Company, Valvoline, Mars Corporation, Mars Pet Food, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, and Kimberly-Clark. She has presented her thought leadership on product and search optimization at major tech conferences across the globe, including the Digital Summit series, INBOUND, SMX Advanced, Conductor C3, State…


By Ramona Arora

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Coronavirus closures have caused a devastating impact on millions of newly unemployed people as well as many businesses. Amongst these businesses, the restaurant industry has been hit the hardest.

OpenMeal is an online platform that was started by a group of ambitious dreamers to provide financially burdened individuals the autonomy to order their favorite meals from family-owned restaurants through donor sponsorship. It is currently operating in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Dallas, and Los Angeles.

What inspired you to build OpenMeal?

As a group of first-generation Asian-American and Asian immigrants, we directly witnessed our favorite Chinese restaurants…


A networking guide for passionate and driven individuals.

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Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash

Hey, y’all! Firstly, I hope you’re doing well and wearing a mask. Now, as someone who doesn’t want to lose your attention while you’re reading my first Medium article (Uh, I guess I probably should not have mentioned that), I want to talk to you about you, your passion and some networking tips that helped me navigate my lay off and led to multiple interviews (and a new job!)

We all view passion very differently. In my experience, having an understanding of what it means for you is very important in order to navigate your next step. For example, I’m…

Ramona Arora

Just another woman who appreciates kindness and is extremely curious about different perspectives/ "purpose of my life is to create awareness and impact "

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