Panel: Work/Life 'Balance'

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As a woman in tech, can you really “have it all”? Join Women Who Code Boston to learn from a panel of five accomplished women in the tech industry who have a multitude of experience balancing work and home/personal life, school, and other commitments.

6:00-6:30p | Arrival/dinner
6:30-7:45p | Panel discussion
7:45-8:00p | Networking

- Parking provided on-site: there is ample free parking across the street from building 311, and at the parking garage across from Boston Sports Club.
- While we cannot provide childcare, please feel free to bring children to the event. We will supply paper and crayons.



Tarin McAdoo Comer is a Senior Software Engineer at Cinch Financial. Tarin started her programming career in the geo-spatial world at AppGeo. When not working, Tarin can be found answering 40 questions for her 5 year old daughter on a variety of topics such as the why watching momma code is not an alternative to bedtime stories, the mortality status of notable famous people, and why being a female is so awesome.

Noga Manela is a Software Engineer at athenahealth. Before athenahealth she worked at Cartera Commerce & Harvard University and served in the military. She lives in Belmont with her husband, three girls, and a bearded dragon lizard. She's excited to share her experience and discuss finding the right balance between work, family, friends, and 'me time', especially for women in technology.

Elizabeth Foughty is the Head of Sales Engineering at Comfy. She began her career at the back of the house in software project management at NASA, before moving into a customer facing role as a solutions consultant and sales engineer and finally into managing these types of teams. She is the proud mother of a darling 6-month-old baby girl that is well on her way to having Mom and Dad wrapped around her little fingers. She's a pro at finding mother rooms in airports, figuring out how to ship breast milk home, and otherwise managing travel with a little person.

Nausheen Moulana is the VP of Engineering at Kyruus where she helps develop multi-channel patient access management solutions. She has previously led Engineering and Research teams at Attivio, and has held multiple technical leadership positions at MathWorks. Nausheen is also a Business and Leadership coach passionate about helping women succeed. She hosts the Women Entrepreneurs and Professionals Leadership (WEPL) Meetup in the Greater Boston area that provides women with mentoring and counseling workshops on career and business related issues. She is excited to share her experiences of balancing work, family life, and earning an MBA part-time.

Esya Volchek is a full stack software developer. She is the founder and CTO of and a new financial services startup. She is the winner of multiple hackathons and works on data science and IoT (hardware) projects. Esya combines her career and projects with raising a rather mischievous baby and travelling with her husband.



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