Professional Development & Continuing Education Programs

Building a Great Career with Facebook.

10.21.2020 @ 12PM – 1PM

Join this exciting session, “Building a Great Career with Facebook” as we learn from technology and content experts on how they have built their careers at the #1 social media platform in the world, Facebook!

Please note that this session is limited to a maximum number of registrants. Register today to reserve your spot! 

Ciara Cumberlander, Technical Project Manager, Facebook Marketplace

Ciara recently joined Facebook in May 2020 as Technical Project Manager (TPM) PM of Facebook Marketplace supporting Better Engineering and External Metrics. As a new hire during the recent pandemic, Ciara is a founding member of Project Outreach, an initiative designed to address common TPM challenges in a remote environment, where she leads the New TPM experience through their first 12 months. Prior to Facebook, Ciara worked at Amazon where she managed Amazon Pricing Systems. She’s originally from Columbus, OH and currently lives in Seattle, WA.

Taylor Howard, Content Strategy Manager, Facebook Pay

Taylor has been at Facebook over 2 years, where she started as an IC on the Connectivity team. She’s now Content Strategy Manager on Payments and recently launched an important company initiative, Facebook Pay. At Facebook, she’s in charge of the Spark Program which pairs middle school students from underserved communities with Facebook employees for a 3 month mentorship, leads a Black@ Family Circle discussion group, leads content quality for racial justice as well as the recruiting pillar for Content Strategy Diversity and Inclusion. Previous to joining Facebook, she led a team at Alibaba in Hangzhou, China. She’s from Alabama, grew up in Detroit, and has lived in New Mexico, New Hampshire, New York, Florida and China. She now lives in the Bay Area.

Aravind Gangadharan, Technical Program Manager, Facebook

Aravind leads the Technical Program Management team that builds Payments products on FB, Instagram, etc. supports the F2 Payments TPM team. Aravind has been at FB for 3.5 years and prior to FB, held leadership roles at Visa, Eventbrite, etc. He likes to dabble in photography once in a while but is more known for his dad jokes and sarcasm. He also likes watching The Office over, and over again. He is originally from India and came to the USA 12 years ago.

Jay Jayamohan, Executive Director, CIE

Jay will moderate the session.