Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Breaking Techs-pectations
Haley Vien
Haley Vien
SayKid, UX Designer

Breaking into the tech field can feel like trying every single 4-digit combination you can think of until magically, the large heavy gates suddenly swing open. As a first-generation student of color, it feels more like you entering two-digit combinations until someone finally tells you that it’s actually four. How does a daughter of Vietnamese immigrants break the code and find herself at one of the most innovative startups in Minnesota of all places? With some resilience, an ongoing journey of self-worth, and the magic of vulnerability, anyone can do it.