Session: Join us for a dynamic panel discussion featuring three impressive women in tech from the Toptal talent network
They will share their experiences as both full-time freelancers and women in tech, including opportunities in the field, challenges they have faced, and tips for success. From navigating uncomfortable situations to freelancing advantages, international business experiences to starting a consulting or freelancing business, this panel discussion will provide valuable insights for women in tech. Don't miss out on their wisdom and perspective!
- full-time freelancers and women in tech
Panel Host: Petra Grundler
Catherine Conaghan - Project and Product Manager
Jessica Souza - Visual Designer
Yolanda Correia - Expert Developer
Petra is a senior HR professional with over 12 years of experience in providing strategic support to management in all HR areas. She has experience working as an HR Business Partner in global corporations from various industries (oil & gas, FMCG, Telco & IT). Her main areas of expertise are talent development, performance management and employee engagement. Petra joined Toptal in July 2022 as a Talent Coach and in that role she has been providing ongoing coaching support for talent, to ensure Toptal Talent network is performing at its highest level and delivering the highest quality client service.
Jessica Souza is a highly skilled and dedicated digital designer with 9+ years of experience in branding, visual design, advertising campaigns, and digital experiences. She has worked with clients like Google, Spotify, and Netflix, and is always up for a challenge.
Yolanda Correia is a Software Engineer with over a decade of experience building mobile applications for clients like Google and Samsung. She is passionate about the use of technology to create a positive impact and pushing the boundaries between virtual and physical worlds.
Catherine Conaghan is a certified PMP, agile product owner, and Professional Engineer (PE, CEng) with over 13 years of project and product management experience. She has proven success in working with globally dispersed teams to deliver outstanding software projects and products in a range of areas, including sustainability, smart cities, food service, fintech and the events industry.