Waad Aljaradt is a Data Engineer at Facebook. She has always been passionate about connecting people through data, which helped her find her interest in Analytics with FB.
In 2015 she was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship to complete her Master's degree in Software Engineering with an emphasis on data mining from San Jose State University.
Currently working with the Mobile Ads Experience team within Facebook her role is to contribute to the success of the product with data insights and surface important metrics that can help the team monitor goals and overall product health, by building data pipelines that process raw data and create data sets that powers dashboards and metrics.
She is very involved within the data career community mentoring developers who aim to embark into a data career change, also in 2018 She was a panel speaker at Grace Hopper conference discussing data careers and sharing keys to success in the field.