In today’s episode, we’re talking to Poornima Vijayashanker, who started her career as a founding engineer at Mint—the personal finance app that’d go on to be acquired by Intuit in 2009 for $170 Million dollars. As one of Mint’s first engineers, Poornima had a huge influence on Iran Phone Number List building the product and growing it with her college friend and founder, Aaron Patzer. As the daughter of an engineer, Poornima began learning to code at a young age—and was a very early adopter of the internet back when it was brand new.
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During her time working at Mint, Poornima was one of just a small number of women who were vocal in the tech world. She started speaking, advocating for women in tech, and in 2007 she started her blog, called Femgineer. Her blog began as a side project, starting with the goal Iran Phone Number List of sharing lessons learned to help to build Mint, capturing all of her experiences as a woman in tech, and offering up actionable educational content for her readers that wanted to become developers, themselves.
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