Episode 43: Bella Kazwell, Web Engineering Lead, Asana
In this episode, Bella Kazwell, Web Engineering Lead at Asana, a leading web-based work management system, tells host Danniele about her work at Asana. She describes how she got her dream job and gives advice for all STEM professionals. You'll also learn about the struggles she has faced - and overcome - as a woman in tech.
Bella joined us remotely from the San Francisco Bay Area; please forgive the occasional audio hiccup from our remote recording.
Guest: Bella Kazwell (LinkedIn)
Bella Kazwell is the Web Engineering Lead at Asana, with more than 15 years of experience in engineering roles. After spending time at IBM and Google as a software engineer, she was interested in exploring a role where she could have a direct impact on the customers for whom she was building products. She found this in Asana, where she has spent the past seven years on the engineering team building products to empower teams to thrive. Bella received her B.A. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon.
For the full transcription of this episode click here.
- Asana Blog: "Building a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace: Q&A with Dustin Moskovitz"
- Carnegie Mellon School of Computing Science
- The Eisenhower Matrix
- ImpostorSyndrome.com (Website of Dr. Valerie Young, expert on Impostor Syndrome)
Hosted by: Danniele Livengood (@livengood)
Theme Music: “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes
Produced by: Vanessa Reich-Shackelford