Step Into Your Power with Google
Step Into Your Power with Google. You shouldn’t have to navigate a career you feel passionate about alone, join us at Google Venice offices!
Local Levo LA is excited to partner with Google LA for a Mentor Power Hour with Googlers Anthony Mays & Kim Swennen.
Learn how a kid from Compton and a Hollywood actress both got to be software engineers at Google. Anthony Mays and Kim Swennen will speak about career transitions, their challenges and success in their careers. Their stories illustrate the importance of staying motivated and authentically pursuing a career we feel passionate about, but most importantly how we can utilize our resources in our careers to make a positive impact in our communities.
Anthony Mays, is a software engineer at Google raised in Compton as a foster kid. He taught himself how to program computers at age 8. He was recently awarded the INROADS Trendsetter Award for his work promoting diversity in tech. Anthony is mentoring the community by sharing his story how a kid from Compton navigated his way to get hired by Google and advocating for diversity in tech. https://www.anthonydmays.com/
Kim Swennen, is a backend software engineer on the YouTube Channel Subscriptions team at Google. Before her life as an engineer, she spend a decade in Hollywood as an actress. Starring in a large number of stage production and appearing in many popular television shows, like Criminal Minds, Mad Men, True Blood, Grey’s Anatomy and more! Kim did a career transition from Hollywood to Google and she is working now with production companies on the importance of having women in science roles in the big screen. www.linkedin.com/in/kimswennen
This is a FREE event and YOU MUST RSVP HERE to attend!
We will release the exact location to your inbox 2 days before the event. Due to Google's security policies if you don't RSVP and your name is not on the list, you won't be able to access the building the day of the event. Doors will be open to our members at 6:30pm to check-in.
When: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Where: Google Venice (exact address location will be released 2 days before the event)
6:30 p.m. - Check-in and refreshments/snacks
7:00 p.m. - Mentor Power Hour
8:00 p.m. - NetWorking
8:30 p.m. - Event ends
Event partnership: Google LA
Event space partnerships: Google Venice
Snacks partnership: KindSnacks believe if you can't pronounce an ingredient, it shouldn’t go into your body. products are made from nutritionally-dense ingredients like whole nuts, fruits and whole grains. (https://www.kindsnacks.com/)
Refreshments partnership: Suja Juice offers a variety of cold-pressed organic juices packed with fruits and vegetables. (https://www.sujajuice.com)