STARWEST 2019 Concurrent Session : You, Inc.: Building Your Life's Development Plan

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

You, Inc.: Building Your Life's Development Plan

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We all spend enough time thinking about the next feature and its development plan. Days, months, and sometimes years go by working on things that are a priority for our team and company. But how much time do we spend on discovering what is crucial for us and our own development? We can give more when we are at our best. This is not limited to career aspirations, but also applies to work-life balance, as it takes a family and a team to make anyone successful. Aprajita Mathur will work with you in a live session to build your own development plan. She will discuss six strategies that have helped her maintain the course of her career and personal life through happy, hard, and dark times. You will be ready to use these strategies to not only be an awesome you, but also build development plans for your team and help them grow within and outside the organization.

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Guardant Health

Aprajita Mathur is a Bioinformatics Software Test Manager with an engineering background in Bioinformatics. She has more than 10 years of software testing experience. She has worked as a manual and automation tester on a wide range of products like instrument software, LIMS, web-applications and integrated solutions which are used in the fields of agriculture, transplant genomics, forensics and oncology. Currently she leads the Bioinformatics Software Test team at Guardant Health, which builds the world’s leading comprehensive liquid biopsy. This non-invasive tool for accessing and sequencing tumor DNA is used by oncologists to help advanced cancer patients. She has recently started a chapter for “Women Who Test” in the bay area and hopes to grow this community. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and write new songs for her son.