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A Googler’s impact on future Latino leaders

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are, and career tips.Today’s post is about Monica Silva-Gutierrez, who shares how great mentors and mindfulness can sustain a professional journey, and how she is honoring Hispanic Heritage Month.What do you do at Google?I lead strategy and operations for the Core Systems and Experiences team at Google, which is responsible for making sure our product...
Tags: Google, New York, Texas, United States, Bill Clinton, San Antonio, Googlers, Monica, Diversity and Inclusion, Core Systems, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Jessie Linn, Monica Silva Gutierrez, Latinx Leadership Council


How Hannah Frankl advocates for startups and inclusivity

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Hannah Frankl, who supports entrepreneurs around the world as a member of the Google for Startups team, and helps share disability-inclusive best practices as an inclusivity advocate.What’s your role at Google?I am a Global Product Marketing Manager for Google for S...
Tags: Google, New York, Los Angeles, University Of California Berkeley, Googlers, Bay Area, HANNAH, Google Careers, Google for Startups, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Disability Alliance, Hannah Frankl


A Sales Googler's passion for building communities

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s story is all about Saad Hamid, who’s based in Singapore. Saad shares his journey of starting the first Google Developer Group in his hometown of Islamabad, joining Google’s Developer Relations team, and landing his current role on our App Developer Sales team.What’s your role at Goog...
Tags: Google, Singapore, Pakistan, Islamabad, Googlers, Islamabad Pakistan, Saad, Google Developer Group, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Saad Hamid, Singapore Saad, Mountain View California Tell, Google Developers Programs, Google Doc Imagine


What this Cloud Googler learned from the military

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today we spoke with Dennis James, Director of Cloud Customer Experience for the US East Region and a veteran of the United States Army. Dennis talks to us about his time in the military, his transition to Google and why it’s important to keep trying — even if you don’t succeed the first time...
Tags: Google, Iraq, Washington Dc, US Army, Dennis, Mason, Tiffany, Naval Academy, Long Island New York, New York City Department of Education, Gabriella, United States Military Academy, Columbia Business School, 25th Infantry Division, Life at Google, My Path to Google


How this engineer's career break led her to Google

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today we spoke with Kiranmayi Bhamidimarri, a software engineer at our Bangalore office, who shares her story of joining Google after taking a year-and-a-half break from the workforce. What’s your role at Google?I am a software engineer for Google Cloud, where I work on Cloud Spanner – a dat...
Tags: Google, Googlers, Bangalore, Google Cloud, Carer, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Kiranmayi Bhamidimarri


From startup founder to product manager in Nairobi

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.This week we spoke with Andrew Kamau, a Noogler — new Googler — who recently joined as a Product Manager in Nairobi. Learn how Andrew’s career took him from startups in Kenya to creating products at Google.What do you do at Google?I’m a product manager working on the Privacy team for Chrome ...
Tags: Google, Africa, Kenya, Nairobi, Andrew, Andrew Kamau, Google in Africa, Nana Wereko-Brobby, My Path to Google, Munich London Dublin


Growing Cloud in the Middle East with Dina Amin

Welcome to the latest installment of our blog series “My Path to Google.” These are real stories from Googlers, interns and alumni highlighting how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Dina Amin, the Head Of Cloud Marketing for the Middle East,Turkey and Africa. Dina is based out of our Dubai office, and has spent the past 15 years in the city after falling in love with it during a three-month stay. The Middle...
Tags: Google, Iraq, Middle East, Dubai, Jordan, Istanbul, Googlers, North Africa, Dina, Middle East Turkey, Google Cloud, dina Amin, Google in the Middle East, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Google Workspace


Persistence paid off for intern James Frater

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today we spoke with James Frater, a business intern working virtually in London. Learn how James’s passion for equitable solutions and love of learning brought him to Google.What do you do at Google?I am a Business Development Representative Intern for Google Cloud working in the Europe, Mid...
Tags: Google, London, Caribbean, Googlers, Cic, James, Europe Middle East, Africa EMEA, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Student Programs, Amy Lynam, James Frater


One engineer’s tips for getting into Google

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today we spoke with Akash Mukherjee, a Security Engineer at our Mountain View office, about what makes his work challenging and exciting.What do you do at Google?I’m a Security Engineer on the Chrome Browser Core Infrastructure team. My team makes sure that the infrastructure used to build a...
Tags: Google, Mountain View, Googlers, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Akash Mukherjee, Chrome Browser Core Infrastructure


How Vicky Fernandez found her passion for leading teams

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Vicky Fernandez, who shares how she went from one of the very first employees at our office in Buenos Aires to a leader who manages multiple teams.What’s your role at Google? I work within Google’s ad sales business, where I manage the analysis, insights and optimiz...
Tags: Google, Mexico, Argentina, Latin America, Googlers, Buenos Aires, Google in Latin America, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Vicky Fernandez


How competing unlocked this intern's coding passion

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today we spoke with Livia Seibert, a software engineer intern working virtually in Pennsylvania. Find out how a fun coding competition with her dad led her to becoming an intern at Google.What do you do at Google?I’m a software engineering intern. I’m working on a command line tool that auto...
Tags: Google, Pennsylvania, Googlers, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Student Programs, Amy Lynam, Livia Seibert


How Joy Jackson prepared for her Google interview

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Joy Jackson, a data center technician on the global server operations team, who shares how she went from studying to be a graphic designer to discovering a passion for IT and joining the Google data center team.What’s your role at Google?I am currently a data center...
Tags: Google, Virginia, Googlers, Charlotte, Joy, Charleston, Art Institute, Charleston South Carolina, Data Centers and Infrastructure, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Joy Jackson, Global Server Operations


The many hats of a technical solutions engineer

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s story is all about Sanjay Khubchandani, a technical solutions engineer based out of our Bangalore office. Find out how participating in coding competitions led him to becoming a technical solutions engineer at Google.What do you do at Google?I am a technical solutions engineer in Goo...
Tags: Google, Bangalore, Sanjay, TSE, Google Careers, Google Bangalore, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Sanjay Khubchandani


Why coming to Google was a package deal for Belle Sun

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Belle Sun, one of the Googlers behind the packaging design for Google products. Belle deep dives into her role and shares how her career has taken her from Shanghai to the U.S. and from working on baby products to high tech.What’s your role at Google?As a Packaging ...
Tags: Google, Shanghai, Belle, Googlers, Shanghai China, Google Nest Google, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Jessie Linn, Belle Sun, BuyBuy Baby


How accessible tech helps Inho Seo explore the world

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.We spoke to Inho Seo, a software engineer intern with a visual impairment working at Google Korea. Inho told us how accessibility technology helps him explore the world and connect with people.What are you working on right now? I'm a software engineering intern in a team working to make Goog...
Tags: Google, Korea, Seoul, Googlers, Mountain View California, Google in Asia, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Grace Chua, Inho Seo, Google Korea Inho


A chance encounter led this researcher to Google

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Preeti Talwai, an architecture student turned user experience researcher. Preeti shares how her initial reluctance about tech faded as she realized how many different types of roles there are in the space.What’s your role at Google?I work as a user experience (UX) r...
Tags: Google, Research, Googlers, Real Estate and Workplace Services, Preeti, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Jessie Linn, Preeti Talwai


Finding the intersection of social justice and tech

Welcome to the latest installment of our series, “My Path to Google.” These are real stories from Googlers, interns, and alumni highlighting how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Xiomara Contreras (pictured above with her mother), a product marketing manager in our San Francisco office. Xiomara’s passion for social impact is deeply rooted in her work, both in her core role of supporting small businesses and...
Tags: Google, San Francisco, Lucy, Googlers, Black, Janice, Google My Business, Latina, Xiomara, Diversity and Inclusion, Huyen, Google NYC, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Ivan De La Torre, Xiomara Contreras


Onboarding at Google while working remotely

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Asaf Paz, an Agency Lead on the Google Customer Solutions team, who shares what it was like to join Google while working remotely from a different country than the office he would relocate to.What’s your role at Google?I manage a team of very talented agency develop...
Tags: Google, Europe, UK, Tel Aviv, Michelin, Dublin, Googlers, Andy, Asaf, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Google Customer Solutions, Asaf Paz


Ikumi Kobayashi on taking inclusion seriously

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Ikumi Kobayashi, a Search Optimization Specialist based out of Tokyo whose search for an inclusive and accessible workplace ultimately led her to her role at Google and a newfound confidence.Can you tell us about your decision to apply to Google? I have profound hea...
Tags: Google, Japan, Accessibility, Tokyo, Googlers, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Jessie Linn, Ikumi Kobayashi, Ikumi, Disability Alliance


Teaching and coding led one Googler to tech writing

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Garrett Holthaus, a tech writer who taps into his background in both computer science and teaching.What are you working on right now at Google?Currently, I am working on two projects in the Google Cloud Programs organization. One is writing a user guide for a new in...
Tags: Google, Nasa, Boeing, Googlers, Garrett, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Garrett Holthaus, Google Cloud Programs


Why Monica Gómez left her role as a CEO to work at Google

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Monica Gómez, who left a very comfortable job as CEO of one of the world’s leading media agencies to take a risk and pursue a dream of working at Google in a role that directly impacts the development of Colombia and the Central America Region. How would you describ...
Tags: Google, Colombia, Central America, Googlers, Monica Gomez, Google in Latin America, Anna Vainer, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Jessie Linn, Adri Noreña


This research intern worked with teams in two countries

Research happens at Google everyday, on many different teams throughout the company. Elena Kirilenko conducted a research internship with both the Chrome team in Paris and the Compression Research team in Zurich. She shares what it was like to intern virtually with teams across multiple countries, and how her internship led to publication of her research and open-sourced code focused on making the internet a faster place.How did you first get interested in technology?I’m from Moscow, where I gra...
Tags: Google, Paris, Moscow, Zurich, Brotli, Elena Kirilenko, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Florence Poirel, Student Programs, Compression Research, Informatics Computer


Lessons from an MBA intern turned full-time Googler

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Nikhil Nerkar, who started at Google as an MBA intern and eventually found a home and passion on the YouTube Creator and Artist Development team in Mumbai.What’s your role at Google?YouTube has millions of creators, and it’s a number that will keep on increasing in ...
Tags: Google, Singapore, India, Mumbai, Googlers, Hyderabad, Youtube Google, Trust and Safety, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Jessie Linn, Student Programs, Nikhil Nerkar, Google?YouTube


From managing Google Poland to leading Google for Startups

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Agnieszka Hryniewicz-Bieniek, the Global Director of Google for Startups. She shares what it was like to first serve as Country Manager for Google Poland and eventually move to a new team focused on supporting startups in the region and around the world.Can you tell...
Tags: Google, Europe, United States, Poland, Brazil, Googlers, Eastern Europe, Turkey Germany, Central Eastern Europe, Google for Startups, Agnieszka Hryniewicz Bieniek, Google for Startups Black Founders Fund, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Bill Reeve, Google Poland


Why Rob Tate moved from print to digital ad sales

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Rob Tate, a senior account manager for digital ad sales based in New York. Rob shares his experience joining Google mid-career and how he was able to translate his “traditional” sales background in print marketing and retail to a role in digital ad sales. Rob now wo...
Tags: Google, Rob, Googlers, Prince George 's County Maryland, North Carolina A T State University, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Jessie Linn, Rob Tate, New York Rob, USPS Management Foundations, University of Maryland University College UMUC


How Su Mei Teh moved from financial services to Google

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Su Mei Teh, the Asia Pacific Head of the Payments Product Operations team, based in Singapore. Su Mei shares how she moved from financial services to tech, and how the critical thinking and business management skills she honed applied to multiple roles at GoogleWhat...
Tags: Google, Europe, California, Singapore, Googlers, Google Google, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Su Mei Teh, Payments Product Operations, Su Mei, GoogleWhat, Asian Google Network


The (digital) road from competitive programming to Google SRE

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Mohamed Yosri Ahmed, a Site Reliability Engineer at our Munich office. Yosri’s passion for coding competitions led him to Google -- and now he supports young programmers as a mentor in Google’s own series of coding competitions!So first off, what is “competitive pro...
Tags: Google, France, Munich, Portugal, Googlers, Cairo Egypt, Baku Azerbaijan, Cross, Ain Shams University, Site Reliability Engineering SRE, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Student Programs, Google SRE, Mohamed Yosri Ahmed


How Emily Garcia found her dream job in consumer hardware

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Emily Garcia, head of Supply and Demand Management for our Pixel products. Emily shares her experience finding her dream role in Consumer Hardware at Google — a role she didn’t know existed until she applied. What’s your role at Google?I am the head of Supply and De...
Tags: Google, South Africa, Michigan, Googlers, University Of Michigan, Emily, LIMA Peru, Emily Garcia, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Jessie Linn, Demand Management, SHPE Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, SWE Society of Women Engineers


How one engineer went from startups to Google

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Avital Zipori, a software engineer at our Tel Aviv office. Always lured by the startup world, she first turned down an offer from Google. After filling her startup fix, she now brings the skills she learned at small companies to Google. What’s your role at Google?I'...
Tags: Google, Tel Aviv, Googlers, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Google Research, Netanya Israel, Avital, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Avital Zipori, Google Research My, Baot Israel


Dre' Davis went from college to Google's data center team

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s story is all about Dre’ Davis and his journey from not quite knowing what he wanted to do with his new mechanical engineering degree to joining Google’s data center team in Loudoun County, Virginia and being part of a new data center site from the ground up.What’s your role at Google...
Tags: Google, Virginia, Googlers, Dre ' Davis, Loudoun County Virginia, G Suite, Google Careers, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Daphne Karpel, Data Center Infrastructure Operations, Appomattox Our