Programmers can come from anywhere, even a field that studies galaxies far, far away.
Few eyebrows furrow faster than Rizwana Rizia’s when you ask her if she’s ever felt disadvantaged from being a woman in the male-dominated field of engineering.
This article was originally published on Forbes TL;DR: Right now, there’s a cultural push to untie the historical link between advanced math and programming that could partially deter engineers from entering the field.
Martin Harriman wanted to make his way back to the software industry after a decades-long break building hardware, so he did what most people do when they’re trying to change industries.
Vivek Ravisankar came to the United States from India with a background in engineering and went through his share of interviews before he landed at Amazon.
Chances are, 11-year-old programmer Mari Machaidze is growing up in a pretty different world than you and me.
This post was co-authored by Marcelo De Barros, Group Engineering Manager at Bing & Vivek Ravisankar, CEO and cofounder of HackerRank It’s a typical night.
Last week, I spoke with Mike Asher, CFO of HackerRank about the challenges he faces as CFO of a startup.