Engineering Articles

  • techwomen group

    Late last year, a group of colleagues and I had the opportunity to participate in TechWomen, a mentorship and exchange program that brings emerging female leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) from Africa and the Middle East, together with counterparts in the United States. The purpose of the program is to encourage women in these countries to pursue STEM careers and strengthen partnerships among them. I was excited to participate as I am passionate about…

  • Kevin Scott

    It’s been said that “Innovation is a series of small wins along a truly disruptive trajectory.” That’s why I’m proud to be an executive sponsor for our recently launched [in]cubator program, the next step in employee-led innovation written about in Wired.com. Once a quarter, any LinkedIn employee can come up with an idea, put together a team, and pitch their project to the executive staff. If approved, the team gets to spend up to 3 months of dedicated time turning their…

  • Florina Xhabija

    Last Friday, we had the pleasure of hosting 43 TechWomen mentees at LinkedIn as part of our Connect You sessions. Connect You focuses on educating our members about how to best utilize LinkedIn for their professional needs. Previous Connect You sessions focused on job seekers and nonprofits so we were excited to extend it to the amazing women who make up TechWomen. TechWomen is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs which empowers…

  • Hristo Oskov

    Editor’s Note: LinkedIn’s 2nd Annual Intern Hackday is on August 3rd, 2012. To get an idea of what goes down at Intern Hackday, check out this recap by…

  • Jim Brikman

    Attention all interns in the Bay Area! You’re invited to the second annual Intern Hackday to be held at LinkedIn HQ on August 3rd, 2012. This is a chance to…

  • Jim Brikman

    At LinkedIn, we have Hackdays once per month, where we encourage employees to form teams, work on anything they can dream of, present their hacks to the…