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Rewriting the Code Inaugural Company Day Event, Hosted By Rideshare Juggernaut Lyft

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Durham, NC – August 20, 2018 

Rewriting The Code, a non-profit dedicated to helping talented college women in technology fields, was pleased to welcome rideshare juggernaut Lyft for the inaugural Company Day event. Lyft shared a variety of helpful content, including videos showcasing their autonomous driving division (Level 5); campus recruiting schedules; job and internship postings; and blogs and videos featuring their interns and employees.

“I think it was really valuable to hear from both recruiters and full-time employees during the Lyft talk which gave the webinar a more big-picture view that I appreciated.” [RTC community member]

The Lyft company talk featured recruiters Kristen Dauler and Thomas Hughes, as well as engineers Maggie Bi and Ana Ferreira, and attracted nearly 200 RTC college women.

“I really appreciate Lyft going into detail about their interview process for different roles and positions.” [RTC community member]

Feedback was very positive. The women of Rewriting the Code enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about a potential career avenue, and the event garnered many newly interested applicants for Lyft. It was a true win-win!

“Lyft’s Company Day was so informative and inspiring!” [RTC community member]


About Company Days: The newest initiative from Rewriting the Code, Company Days events connect top companies with some of the best college women in tech from across North America., RTC company partners host a full-day event, sharing content about their company, technologies, and job and internship opportunities with RTC’s private on-line community of almost 1,500 college women in tech from over 150 colleges and universities. The day ends with a virtual company talk where students ask questions of recruiters, engineers, and/or interns. The list of attendees is provided to the company for recruiting and further outreach. ‘Company Days’ runs from late August through September. If your company is interested in hosting a Company Day with RTC, please contact Sue Harnett at for more information.

About Rewriting the Code: Rewriting the Code is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has developed a community of exceptional college women with a passion for technology. RTC empowers women to become the next generation of engineers and tech leaders by providing community, industry education, professional and personal development, and hands-on experience though partnership with companies across North America.

About Lyft: Lyft is privately held company headquartered in San Francisco whose focus is on on-demand transportation and self-driving R&D. It develops, markets, and operates the Lyft car transportation mobile app and provides over 1 million rides a day.