My Journey into Tech

with Simi Hunjan


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Fireside Chat

Learn the challenges Simi went through changing careers from pursuing a future in the healthcare industry with a biology degree to pursuing a degree in Data Science and landing a job in the Blockchain/distributed ledger industry.
Some of the challenges include managing the expectations of Mentors and Parental figures, the struggle of letting them down and the guilt of time wasted by switching gears.
Changing your career after you've made a decision may seem difficult, but is always possible.
At the same time, Graduating high school and starting College with a better understanding of what is a good fit for you might be helpful as well.
Come, Join Us in this interesting Fireside Chat, where DataEthics4All Foundation's Founder and CEO, Shilpi Agarwal will ask Simi Hunjan about how she landed a career in tech and what did her journey into it looked like.
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Simi is a Senior Software Manager at Swirlds Labs, a web3 distributed ledger company.
Prior to entering the tech world, Simi worked in healthcare at Children’s Hospital Oakland, UCSF, and a health care start up called Hennessy Wellness whose goal was to provide patient centric care for patients going through surgery.
She received her most recent degree from University of Pacific in Data Science.
In her free time, Simi organized a program with a local foster care organization where she matched foster students with secret santas so that they too could enjoy the holiday spirit and feel part of a greater community. She enjoys making jewelry and learning about other technologies in her free time.

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