Erica Stanley is the founder of the Atlanta chapter of Women Who Code. In less than four years she has built the chapter into one of the ten largest Women Who Code chapters in the world. Erica started out in tech as a front-end developer. Over time she transitioned into being a team leader and then eventually started her own consulting practice. Today she is the Engineering Manager for SalesLoft in Atlanta, Georgia.
Erica shares how she transitioned from front-end developer to an Engineering Manager. If you are interested in learning more about management as a potential career path into tech, Erica will show you how she did it. In addition, she shares why community is important to your career in tech. She covers all of this in this episode.
Mentioned in this episode
The Manager’s Path – by Camille Fournier. This book shows you want to expect from your manager at all levels of your career.
Refactr.tech Conference – Erica is one of the founders of the Refactr Conference which focuses on diversity and inclusion in tech.