Panel Discussion

Intimate Networking & Hiring Event with Microsoft LATAM

December 03, 2020 03:00 PM EST
December 03, 2020 03:00 PM EST
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We invite you to a special virtual networking and hiring event with the women leaders from Microsoft in Latin America. During a 90-minute session, you’ll gain exclusive insight into Microsoft’s technology organization, career advice, professional connections, and a behind-the-scenes look at the company culture.

While you don’t need to be job searching to attend, Microsoft is hiring. They will connect directly with event registrants who are interested in interviews, especially for the key roles of Software Engineer and Data Scientist.

Join us online Thursday, December 3rd from 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PT).

Agenda (Subject to Change):

  • 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT - Kick-Off from PowerToFly
  • 3:05 PM ET / 12:05 PM PT - Keynote Address from Vanessa Feliberti, Corporate Vice President, Substrate Platform
  • 3:15 PM ET / 12:15 PM PT - Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A Featuring:
    • Yina Arenas, Principal Group Program Manager
    • Vanessa Feliberti, Corporate Vice President, Substrate Platform
    • Janeth Guerrero Gomez, Software Engineering Manager
    • Giselli Panontini, Partner Group Engineering Manager
    • Estefania Tenorio, Software Engineer 2
  • 3:45 PM ET / 12:45 PM PT - Breakout Rooms
  • 4:30 PM ET / 1:30 PM PT - Event concludes

About Microsoft LATAM: Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft has 35 offices in 18 Latin American countries with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run startup that works with companies to identify skilled professionals they’d like to network with. Over the past few years, we’ve produced 300+ events across the world with brands like Facebook, American Express, Deloitte, and Slack, which have resulted in countless hires.

About PowerToFly’s Events: All RSVP’d attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require assistance to fully participate in this event, please email, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Unfortunately, PowerToFly and Microsoft cannot admit outside recruiters to this particular event. Please email if you have any questions about this policy.

Meet The Speakers

Vanessa Feliberti
Vanessa Feliberti

Vanessa Feliberti is the Corporate Vice President of Substrate Platform at Microsoft. She's been with the company for 27+ years. The Substrate Platform fuels a simple, delightful and personal experience, assisting Microsoft's customers to be the most productive across work and life by helping them get started, get back to and get the most out of Microsoft 365. Alongside product impact, Vanessa exemplifies Microsoft values and culture particularly as a leader who builds diverse teams, drives adoption of inclusive behaviors and creates programs to foster innovation and opportunities for talent in new ways.

Giselli Panontini
Giselli Panontini

Giselli Panontini is a Partner Group Engineering Manager at Microsoft. She's been with the company for 14+ years. Giselli's passion is solving hard problems and leading teams on engineering, architecture, implementation and business strategy that will drive ultimate success.
She's worked on hard problems in a variety of areas, like massive scale services, distributed systems, real time notifications, web applications, access control, mobile applications, database systems, and big data processing.

Yina Arenas
Yina Arenas

Yina Arenas is a Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft. She's been with the company for 10+ years. In her current role, Yina leads a multi-discipline team of Program Managers, API Architects, Content Developers, Data Scientists and Product Intelligence. She's responsible for vision, strategy and execution, enabling developers to access Microsoft 365 data via APIs. She works with cross disciplinary teams across Microsoft to create a cohesive developer platform and API surface for Microsoft Cloud Services, including Azure Active Directory, OneDrive, SharePoint, Outlook/Exchange, OneNote, Planner, Excel, Intune and more.

Estefanía Tenorio
Estefanía Tenorio

Estefanía Tenorio is a Software Engineer 2 at Microsoft. She's been with the company for 4+ years and prior worked for Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Costa Rica as a Hardware Engineer. Estefanía holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Universidad de Costa Rica.

Janeth Guerrero Gomez
Janeth Guerrero Gomez

Janeth Guerrero Gomez is a Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft. She's been with the company for 8+ years, growing from a Software Engineer 2. Janeth is passionate about innovation, creating meaningful and well-designed products that solve customer’s needs, and building teams with strong organizational culture. Her experience is focused on enterprise applications in the areas of scheduling, planning, shop floor control and optimization.