The most common response we hear to the complaint that “All the Speakers at the Conference are men!” or “All the Award Nominees are male.” is that there were “No known female candidates”.

It is our mission to solve that problem by highlighting all of the marvellous talent the Tech Industry has outside of the default.

It is our mission to solve that problem by highlighting all of the marvellous talent the Tech Industry has outside of the default.

Swarna Podila

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Community Manager

San Francisco, California

Bio

Swarna leads community efforts at Cloud Foundry Foundation, fostering collaboration and promoting kindness. Prioritizing people over technology, she focuses on finding and amplifying the untold stories and lesser-known innovations of the people who comprise the Cloud Foundry community. Before joining Cloud Foundry Foundation, Swarna worked as a product marketer and software engineer for Avi Networks, Citrix and Symantec, and has built and strengthened communities throughout her career. She loves to spend her non-screen time outdoors with her family.

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