Developer First: A New Leadership Mindset, 1:00p - 1:50p
Kate Wardin is a currently a Senior Engineering Manager at Target Corporation in Minneapolis, MN. Outside of her day job, she enjoys organizing events that enable young women to develop a passion and build confidence for future careers in technology. She leads an annual event (8th year!) that hosts ~100 high school girls to experience practical and relevant examples of technical roles at Target Corp. She also enjoys disrupting the norms of traditional leadership by spending time researching, testing out, and advocating for various techniques to tenaciously put developers first.