Session: What can a software engineer do about climate change?
The COVID-19 pandemic has not just reminded us of the importance of tackling climate change but also its urgency. In this talk, Sarah will share her journey as a Green Software Engineer, emphasising that every bit of help is meaningful, and individuals can have a real impact. She will also cover the basics of Green Software Engineering before sharing examples of applying the principles, providing a call to action for like-minded engineers.
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Bio: Sarah Hsu
Sarah is a Cloud Platform Engineer with Goldman Sachs focusing on Amazon Web Services (AWS). She recently transitioned to a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) role with the Consumer Cards business. Previously, she built a VPC Sharing platform for multiple line-of-businesses as an alternative approach to microservice architecture.
In addition to being a Cloud Advocate, Sarah is a Green Software Engineer believing in the ripple effects of the collective good. She has volunteered with several climate groups, utilising her expertise to accelerate climate actions.