– has a college degree in Science with a major in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She spent several years working for non-profits and other companies after graduating and worked her way into Product Management. She took a course at General Assembly on Product Management. Today to those of us in Atlanta know her as Mrs Product. She started product404 which is an active slack channel for people interested in product management. In addition Ann is actively involved in the product meetups here in Atlanta.
Ann was formerly a language interpreter for legal, medical, and social service assignments. In the middle of this, she was on the board of a non-profit that awarded small grants to human rights projects. Eventually she forayed into tech because she realized this was where she could make an impact on our everyday narrative.
Mentioned in this episode
Product404 – a unique community for product professionals in Atlanta.
Look for an active community – if you want to get into any area of tech Ann recommends that you join an active community. This will allow you to network and provide a wide range of opportunities.
Women in Product – a unique community for product professionals in Atlanta.
Stellar Peers – will help you interview for a product management position.