Career advice to my younger self

These are from an amalgamation of experiences working across both Silicon Valley and Toronto, in companies ranging from early stage startups, to a medium-sized company, to a big corporation. This can apply to many professions beyond just software engineering. I might write an engineering specific one after :)

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Reverse Interview

A reverse…

Perspective is powerful. When you are standing at the edge of Grand Canyon, and looking into its expansive terrain containing over 2 billion years of geographical history, you cannot help but feel diminished by the world. It’s the same feeling when trying to stay safe from a virus we know…

Original photo by Roman Kraft

Inspiration can come from the strangest of places. A powerful video, a moving speech, being in the presence of one of nature’s powerful creations — it doesn’t always take much to inspire us. It arrives in a fleeting moment and can leave just as quickly.

Motivation to start and keep…

Rebecca Panja

Software Engineer at Medium. Sharing my experiences and learnings from moving to San Francisco alone, being employee #1 at a startup and more :)

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