Session: To Manage or Not to Manage
Navigating across the decision of different career paths is a hard problem especially when you are battling the headwinds of uncertainty and apprehension. In this talk, I will go through how you should decide if you want to move to the management track from an Individual Contributor role. I will also talk about some common challenges new managers or tech leads face and provide the audience with frameworks for overcoming them.
- career growth
- leading in tech
Anwaya Aras is an Engineering Manager at Uber leading the Consumer Delivery experience charter of Uber Eats that serves millions of users across the world. In just 6 years of her professional experience, Anwaya has been able to scale from a backend engineer to AI Lead to an Engineering leader driving several impactful programs at a revolutionary company like Uber. Prior to Uber, Anwaya completed her Masters in Computer Science with a specialization in AI from University of California San Diego. She was also felicitated as a Google Anita Borg Scholar which is a title awarded to women across all of Asia Pacific and Australia to recognize their contributions in the field of Computer Science.