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An Interview with Spacemob’s Head of Engineering: Beverly Dolor

What does a day in the life of a Head of Engineering at a co-working space look like? We chat with Spacemob’s Head of Engineering, Beverly Dolor to find out more!¬†Spacemob is a coworking space that builds foundations for businesses by providing space, technology, and connections. By laying down the groundwork, companies can thrive with purpose. With their space as the starting point, Spacemob is endlessly building proprietary tools like with member matching technologies to enable you to augment your business, and scale it to the heights of your imagination.   What’s a typical work day for you like? Coffee ūüôā Check and reply to emails.¬† See pending tasks on our tasks list that our very organised and efficient Head of Product maintains. Check-up on team members see if they need anything from me before I dive right into coding.¬†In some days sync-ups with my fellow engineers to check on them and to see what other tasks we can work on in the next days.¬† Since we are a startup, I also get asked to …

Roopal Kondepudi: From HTML & CSS to Android App Developer

Singapore Geek Girls started our workshops 4 years ago with HTML & CSS. Roopal was our youngest participant at 12 years old. Four years on, she’s come a long way from just basic front-end development! Now she’s working on building Android apps and has even started a Geek Girls Chapter at Singapore American School! We chat with her to find out her aspirations for the future and some tips for those interested in learning programming. 1) Give us a brief introduction of yourself!¬† My name is Roopal Kondepudi, I’m 16 years old, and a high school senior at Singapore American School. 2) How did you get interested in programming? My interest in programming began when I was ten – as a birthday present, I received Lego Mindstorms. The entire summer, I built robots and took them apart; I experimented with Mindstorms’s simple drag-and-drop programming. I loved that I could make my creations come to life with programming. 3) What have you learnt so far (in terms of programming) and what are some resources you think …

SG Geek Girls Reboot! Featuring Anthea Tang, GM, Rokkan Singapore

It’s been a while since we’ve done a meetup and we’ve missed you! We had a special reboot meetup on 27th September at a brand new, swanky, co-working space in Orchard called Spacemob and¬†had so many lovely people join us! Here’s a quick summary of the talks and the video links for you to watch the recaps if you’ve missed them! SG Geek Girls Meetup featuring Anthea Tang, GM, Rokkan Singapore Speaker #1: Anthea Tang, GM, Rokkan Singapore From a degree in industrial engineering, to working on optimizing public transport through software, and now being MD of a digital creative agency, Anthea shared about her journey with the many sides of technology and how a background in tech gave her a headstart in her career. Watch her full talk if you’re wondering how a background¬†in tech can bring you places! Speaker #2:¬†Roopal Kondepudi Roopal is (was) the youngest attendee of our first SG Geek Girls workshop back in 2012! 4 years on, she’s come a long way from our HTML and CSS workshop! Roopal¬†talked about …