Erica Lockheimer

Posts by Erica Lockheimer

  • Be an Ally for the Women in Tech at GHC 2017

    October 3, 2017

    Seeing women in tech and the allies that support them come together each year at the Grace Hopper Celebration is powerful and inspiring. This year, we’re proud to send 180 LinkedIn employees and have 12 women speaking  including software engineers, product managers and designers, as well as many of our male leaders, to the event. As one of the leaders of our...

  • One Connection Launched a Young Woman's Career in Technology

    March 2, 2016

    In high school, Rutha Nuguse had only a hazy vision of her professional future. With no career role models to guide her, she had to figure it out on her own. She spent hours on the Internet at the local library, searching for the information that would bring her vision into focus. At 16, she finally got a home computer and began to install software, modify...

  • Sending less email is just the beginning

    November 10, 2015

    As my colleague Aatif Awan shared a few months ago, we’ve made changes so that the emails you receive are more infrequent and more relevant. As a result, we are now sending 50% fewer emails and have reduced complaints by more than 65%. But it doesn’t stop there. We’d like to ensure that we only send you messages that you want to read no matter how you hear from...

  • Celebrating LinkedIn’s Women in Tech and Mentorship at...

    October 9, 2015

    While the gender imbalance in the tech industry is prevalent, watching women come together and commit to making change is inspiring....

  • Empowering Women in Tech at LinkedIn to Transform Their...

    June 10, 2015

    Two of the core values guiding everything we do at LinkedIn are integrity and collaboration.To live our values fully, we believe it’s...

  • 2015: A Look Ahead with LinkedIn’s Technical Women Leaders

    December 22, 2014

    LinkedIn's mission is to connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful, so it's no surprise that, as...