Women in Devops – New Age of DevOps


Our next Women in DevOps London-based event is taking place on the Conde Nast’s snazzy Central London HQ.

You can expect an engaging panel discussion and lightning talk, so get your questions at the ready! We will provide complimentary food, drinks and the opportunity to network with other ambitious DevOps leaders.

This is an event open to ALL to attend so tell your friends, colleagues and fellow DevOps lovers.

6.00 – 6.45 – Networking, Food, and Drinks
6.45 – 7.00 – Talk 1 – Katie Gamanji
7.00 – 8.00 – Talk 2 – Panel discussion
8.00 – 9.00 – Networking and drinks

Katie Gamanji – Cloud Platform Engineer at Condé Nast

Katie Gamanji – Cloud Platform Engineer – Condé Nast
Katie is a Cloud Platform Engineer at Condé Nast International. Previously Katie worked on maintaining and automating site delivery on OpenStack based infrastructure, which transitioned into a role with a focus on designing, deploying and evolving a Kubernetes centric infrastructure.

The panel includes:
Faduma Mohammed – Software Engineer at Condé Nast
Jennifer Strejevitch – Software Engineer at Condé Nast
Susie Coleman – Senior Software Engineer at BBC
Gabrielle Anderson – Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Google
Anna Szonyi – Engineering Manager at Improbable

Faduma Mohammed – Software Engineer – Condé Nast
Faduma is a software engineer at Condé Nast, she recently took a drive on the wild side and rotated into the infrastructure team. Faduma loves coding, comics, and lipstick.

Jen Strejevitch – Software Engineer – Condé Nast
Jen is a Software Engineer with over 10 years of experience. She has worked across the full stack with languages such as Python, C#, and JavaScript among others. Currently, Jen is a Senior Platform Engineer and is building an SRE practice for Condé Nast International.

Susie Coleman – Software Engineer – BBC
Susie is a Senior Software developer at the BBC. She is part of the GoURMET Project in the BBC News Labs team. The project aims to use and improve neural machine translation for low-resource language pairs and domains and Susie’s role is to integrate this translation technology into workflows at the BBC. Prior to that, she was a Software Developer at the Guardian on the Editorial Tools Team. Her goal is to produce high-quality tools to allow editorial teams to report the news as it happens and use the power of the web to find new ways to tell a story.

Gabrielle Anderson – Senior Site Reliability Engineer – Google
The overarching theme of Gabrielle’s career has been how to reason about and reliably build complex distributed systems. She has spent most of her career as an academic, in the theory of distributed systems, and interdisciplinary work with decision theory and economics. Gabrielle has since been working as an SRE at Google for two years, on the Play Store and Android (the largest cloud in the world!), and on Serverless for Google Cloud. In her spare time, she enjoys riding horses and motorcycles.

Anna Szonyi – Engineering Manager – Improbable
Anna Szonyi is an engineering manager at Improbable, where she manages the engineering velocity team. Anna cares about enabling people to build high-quality software in a sustainable environment. Previously, she was an engineering manager and software engineer at Cloudera, where she established and managed the data interoperability team and worked on Apache Sqoop, prior to that she worked on risk management systems at Morgan Stanley.



Nov 14 2019


6:30 pm - 9:30 pm



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