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Building Products for the Blind w/ Sidewalk Labs' Engineer

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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All events are free to Product School Students & Alumni w/ Student Code
Oct 4, 2017 $10.00 $1.54
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Not Started $20.00 $2.09

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Neha will be sharing a few projects she worked on for the visually impaired. The first was in collaboration with TechBridgeWorld, an organization that facilitated the implementation of accessible technologies for developing communities. The second was during her time at Google Maps.

Key takeaways:
-Speaking to your target users is critical when developing a product.
-Rethinking a core feature is totally normal -- thoughtful iteration can lead to dramatically better experiences.
-Working at a larger company is not at odds with building what you're passionate about.

Meet the Speaker: Neha Rathi

Neha is the primary front end developer for Flow, Sidewalk Labs' mobility subsidiary.

Prior to joining Flow, Neha worked on Google Maps in San Francisco. She is responsible for the "popular times" feature as well as keyboard exploration, a screen-reader-compatible tool that makes Maps more accessible for visually impaired users.

A Virginia native, Neha completed her B.S. in Computer Science and M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University. In her free time, Neha enjoys running, cooking, and traveling.

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- Tickets sales at the door are from 6:00 - 6:30 PM (if any are still available)
- No refunds unless we have fully canceled the event. Date changes are not included.
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- For last minute questions, send a text to: (646) 679-7377

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Product School New York
1216 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001
New York

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Product School is an education company that offers Product Management training in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York, Los Angeles.

Our instructors are professionals with over 5 years of real-world product management experience working at renowned tech Companies like Google and LinkedIn, and other technology startups. Our students are professionals with over 3 years of experience in technology, business or design roles. 

All our classes are compatible with a regular work schedule and our campuses are conveniently located in each city where we operate.

This is not your traditional lecture class. Expect a healthy mix of group work, one-­on-ones with mentors, and a hands­-on experience building your own digital product from end to end. 

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