Angela Navarro is a Software Engineer at YouTube, where she builds new features for the YouTube Android app. She has previously worked on Google+ Hangouts and Google+ Collections. As a contributor to Google’s Computer Science in Media team, Angela works to grow the pipeline of women and underrepresented minorities in technology by increasing awareness and changing perceptions of computer science. She has provided technical advisement for TV shows incorporating female programmer characters, including Freeform’s The Fosters and Disney Jr’s Miles From Tomorrowland. Her love of technology started at a young age, inspired by her father’s job as a software engineer at Disney. She first learned to code in high school, where she broke stereotypes by studying computer science and captaining the cheer team. Angela graduated from UCLA with a degree in Computer Science and currently resides in San Francisco.
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