Betsy Alegria is currently a software engineer at Solar Mosaic, a fintech company in the solar industry. She graduated from Stanford in 2016, with a B.S. in Symbolic Systems, a major that combines Computer Science, Psychology, Philosophy, and Linguistics. As a recent first-generation, low-income graduate, she’s most motivated in work that brings together people of color in tech and youth from similar communities interested in STEM. Outside of work, she volunteers with dev/mission. She loves sharing tips/tricks with others, and building a community where everyone helps each other grow.
Finding your first job in tech can be difficult and confusing if you try to do it the standard way. But what happens when you have a background that doesn’t seem to be related to tech? Or where to start if you are looking for a career that doesn’t fit the usual roles? Moreover, how […]