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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

BBC: How Ruchi Sanghvi got the job at Facebook and became its first female engineer.

When Ruchi Sanghvi arrived at the Facebook office in California for a job interview in 2005, she found a menu card outside saying: "Looking for engineers."

The start-up was located above a Chinese restaurant in downtown Palo Alto. It was modest looking place filled with gawky engineers, black sofas, lava lamps, and walls covered with murals and movie posters.

 

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