Madelyn Tavarez Software Engineer, Pinterest
Madelyn Tavarez is a Software Engineer at Pinterest. Throughout her time as a software engineer she’s built countless features, participated in major rearchitecting initiatives across the Android application, and implemented key cross-platform features in React Native. For the past two years, Madelyn has also volunteered as a national ambassador for TECHNOLOchicas, a grassroots effort by the Televisa Foundation in partnership with the Eva Longoria foundation which aims to inspire more young Latinas to develop and pursue interests in STEM disciplines and careers by teaching introduction to technology and coding workshops for young girls and their parents across the nation. More recently Madelyn has been working on The Opportunity Guides, a new initiative to democratize access to alternative learning opportunities around the country for students in grades K-12. When she’s not working, building side projects or volunteering you can find Madelyn traveling the world, dancing bachata, cuddling up with a good book or hiking.
> You can read more about her journey and work on Univision, Brit.co and the Breaking into Startups podcast.