Cassidy Williams

When:Thursday, August 15 at 10:18 a.m.

Where:Metropolitan Community College's Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Fort Omaha Campus

Cassidy is a Senior Software Engineer making the web work at CodePen. She’s worked for Amazon, L4 Digital, Clarifai, and Venmo, and graduated with a computer science degree from Iowa State University. She wants to inspire generations of STEM students to be the best they can be, and her favorite quote is from Helen Keller: “One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” She loves mechanical keyboards and karaoke.

The Talk:

Cassidy has worked on both coasts and everywhere in between, sometimes logging countless hours in an airplane coding with her teammates to solve industry problems. You’ll hear about her journey up the start-up ladder as a woman in tech.

Industry:Innovative Technology (Software Engineering)

From:Seattle, WA