10 Questions with Omayeli Arenyeka

Engineering Resident at Siberia


“I think that’s something common in all the people I look up to. They think about the world and their place in it and how they can use their privilege to help others.”

3. What gets you out of bed in the morning?

“In those areas, entrepreneurs don’t have the time or energy to waste building products to get your laundry done or clean your place so the projects coming out are much more useful and important.”

4. What’s a challenge you’ve faced in your career journey?

“The CS classes didn’t get any easier from then, but they felt easier because I was approaching it from a “I just need to spend time doing this and I’ll get it” rather than a “You either get it the first time or you don’t” mindset.”

5. Describe a time you were proud of yourself.


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Celebrating accomplished women and genderqueer folks in tech. The Women of Silicon Valley team consists of Clarissa Bukhan, Lea Coligado, Tamar Nisbett, Jessica Sullivan and Marianne Abreu.