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Jasmine Tsai
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Jasmine is currently a senior software engineer at Clover Health. She has previous worked at Change.org, as well as in finance, consulting, and non-profits before stumbling upon her passion for solving problems and making products through software. She is an unabashed idealist and loves poetry just as much as code. You can find her on Twitter as @jasmineyctsai.

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What I Learned From a Year of Software Engineering

(2) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 2:01 PM

In my first job out of college as an investment banking analyst, people used to joke about the long hours and frequently disrespectful treatment of junior employees as a form of "character building." It was the kind of joke that people in the industry often made: uncomfortable realities that we...

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Poetry and Programming

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 1:33 AM

I wrote the below when I first started learning programming. Looking back now, it became my unintended manifesto of intersecting arts and engineering: what one taught me about the other.

Not too long ago, I tutored creative writing for the first time at 826 Valencia. I was a nervous wreck....

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An Open Education Not Ready to Be Open

(1) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 4:24 PM

I am a tried-and-true supporter of open coursewares. They enabled the first steps of my becoming a software engineer. So much of my knowledge today is indebted to people who have graciously shared theirs on the internet and a generous ethos of enabling access to worlds you did...

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Living a Life You Love

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 5:13 PM

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.

Over dinner one night with a friend that I greatly admired, the thread of...

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How To Figure Out What You Want To Do In Life

(2) Comments | Posted August 16, 2013 | 1:41 AM

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.

When I was in high school, I had a mock interview for college held...

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