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Join Poornima Vijayashanker, founding engineer at Mint.com, as she talks with tech professionals about key topics in a rapidly shifting culture. New episodes of FemgineerTV are filmed monthly, so check back here for updates.

Poornima Vijayashanker
FemgineerTV

The Fastest-Growing Companies Start Really Slowly

If your company doesn’t produce a hockey stick graph for growth by the end of the first year, you’ve done something wrong. Don’t expect it to become one of the fastest-growing companies, just shut it down! Seems drastic, no? Sadly, that’s what many founders are led to believe. Read more...

Poornima Vijayashanker
FemgineerTV

How to Build a Pipeline of Technical Talent

There has been a lot of conversation in the tech community about how to build a pipeline of computer scientists for the next generation, bring awareness to groups that aren’t current represented, and improve diversity numbers. Read more...

Poornima Vijayashanker
FemgineerTV

How to Nurture a Team of Top Performers

Working on teams is great because we get to share our skill sets and learn from one another as we build. However, there are moments that prove to be challenging, like…when you think you’re in agreement with your team, get to work, then days later the decision gets shot down. All that wasted time, energy, and effort! Read more...

Poornima Vijayashanker
FemgineerTV

How to Handle the Great Problem of Growth

What’s the best problem to have, hands down? Most people would say growth. And I’d agree 100%. But it’s not as rosy as you’d imagine. Whether you’ve gone from a five-person garage startup to a 15-, 50-, or 500-person team, there will be some challenges. Read more...

Poornima Vijayashanker
FemgineerTV

How to Rescue Yourself From a Risky Setback

Did you ever take a risk and then realize, “OMG, I am in too deep?” But by the time you realized it, it was too late. There was no time for a do-over. You were stuck and really the only logical thing to do next was to throw in the towel and call it quits. Or was it? Read more...