6 Things I Wish They Told Me When I Became a Software Engineer

Women Techmakers Global

Join us for a personal conversation with Kim Swennen, Senior Software Engineer at Google, as she shares the 6 things she wishes she had known when she first started her career in engineering. Kim will discuss topics such as knowing when to black-box things, the fact that things will break, impostor syndrome, and more!

Jul 20, 2023, 2:00 – 3:00 PM

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About this event

In this intimate and interactive event, you will learn from Kim's personal experience and advice. You will also have the opportunity to ask your questions during a live Q&A session. This event is for anyone who is interested in learning more about the engineering field or who is already an engineer and wants to learn how to be more successful.

The event will be held on July 20 at 7am PT (10am ET) virtually. RSVP today!


  • Kim Swennen


    Senior Software Engineer


  • Tania Rodriguez

    Women Techmakers

    Senior Project Administrator


  • Sequoyah Patrick


    Program Manager, Global Lead- Women Techmakers

  • Ana Sofia Fuentes Carranza


    Community Manager

  • Shameeka Emanuel

    Senior Program Manager, WTM Membership Global Lead

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