Rebecca Andersen is an educator, career coach, and talent connector who is committed to building engaged communities and helping people connect to meaningful work. A career changer herself (environmental engineer --> career coach), Rebecca brings over a decade of career/leadership development and is a certified "Design Your Life" (Stanford Design Lab) and WellCoaches (Harvard) Career Coach.
Rebecca currently serves as Director of Career Services & Alumni Relations at the UC Berkeley School of Information for graduate students in data science, software engineering, ux design/research, product management, and everything in-between. Rebecca also teaches career development courses for community members through UC Berkeley Extension and is a frequent guest facilitator in career and professional development, most recently presenting at a sequence of off-site retreats for Asana. In her spare time, Rebecca chases after 2 children, is a board member for the Golden Gate Mothers Group (non-profit serving 4k+ San Francisco Bay Area mothers), and is working towards her doctorate degree in education with a focus on equity and access to careers in technology.