Learn to stop perpetuating the zero-sum game

We are often subjected to the idea that the world works in one way: that there are winners, and then there are losers. Expanding upon this framing and breaking it down, Maira walks us through what inclusion (and exclusion) looks like in terms of mathematical equations, and proposes a different perspective.

About the speaker

Maira Benjamin is the Director of Engineering at Pandora managing the team of engineers that deliver the search methodology and the algorithms that determine the next best song in a listener’s playlist at Pandora. She has been dedicated to the technology field for over 3 decades playing instrumental roles in engineering departments for over 10 technology companies. In addition to her professional life, Maira is a published author, lyricist, classically trained pianist, mother of a biochemical engineering doctoral student, and an avid knitter. She is on a mission to learn something new every year. Her exposure to music and the arts has informed her thought process regarding software development and management.

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