By Laura Hamilton Waxman
Have you scrolled via a information feed on fb? Ruchi Sanghvi helped layout this and different fb positive factors. She joined Facebook—then a small Silicon Valley startup company—after relocating from India to the USA to check computing device engineering. together with her aid, fb fast turned one of many biggest social networking websites within the world.
Sanghvi was once the 1st girl engineer at fb, and it wasn't effortless blazing a path for ladies in her box. yet not anything stopped her from following her goals. Her contributions at fb helped attach humans from worldwide. Even girls from Sanghvi's domestic state of India used fb to talk out for equivalent rights. notice how this younger woman immigrant turned a top-notch engineer who replaced the tech global perpetually.
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Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2014. Discover how another successful woman in the tech industry helped start an innovative business of her own. us/testimony Watch the speech Ruchi Sanghvi gave to the US Congress about immigration in the United States. org/women-in-stem/ruchi-sanghvi Read more about Ruchi Sanghvi and other impressive women in the STEM fields. com/discover/75/ruchi-sanghvi-from -facebook-to-facing-the-unknown Hear Ruchi Sanghvi speak about overcoming fear and taking risks. Expand learning beyond the printed book.
31 inDeX Agarwal, Aditya, 10, 14, 23–24 apps (applications), 20 Arab Spring, 17 Egypt, 17 Facebook, 4–5, 11–17, 18–21, 22–23, 25, 27 Facebook Connect, 21 Carnegie Mellon University, 7–9 Facebook News Feed, 15–16 cloud storage, 26 Facebook Platform, 20 Codeacademy, 28 immigration reform, 27 computer engineering, 6–9 construction business, 6 Cove, 25 Dropbox, 25–26 Pennsylvania, 7 protests, 17–18 Silicon Valley, 10 social networking, 11, 17, 23 start-ups, 23, 25, 28 TechFellow Award, 22–24 technology, 5, 26, 28 India, 5–7, 17, 19 women’s rights, 17 New York City, 9 Zuckerberg, Mark, 13–14 Oracle, 10 ABOUT THE AUTHOR Laura Hamilton Waxman has written many nonfiction books for young readers.
V=64AaXC00bkQ. 19 Ibid. 25 Ibid. gLossaRy applications software that runs on the Internet, computers, or mobile devices cloud storage the storage of computer data at a remote location code a set of instructions for a computer program computer engineering the science of designing 30 hardware and software for computers databases organized collections of computer data silicon Valley a tech center south of San Francisco, California third-party developers individuals and companies that develop software for another company FURTHER infoRMaTion BOOKS DiPiazza, Francesca Davis.
Computer Engineer: Ruchi Sanghvi (STEM Trailblazer Bios) by Laura Hamilton Waxman