Melisa is a front end engineer at Adobe. Before Adobe, she studied Political Economy at UC Berkeley and worked as a trust and safety and content review contractor at Twitter and Facebook. She is an alumni of Galvanize, a 6 month web development immersive, that gave her the foundational skills to launch her career.
She moved to the United States from Argentina where she was born to Korean parents. Her mixed heritage and immigrant identity makes her a passionate advocate for increasing diversity and inclusion in the tech industry and opening pathways for Latinx technologists.
Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.