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By Laura Hamilton Waxman

Have you scrolled via a information feed on fb? Ruchi Sanghvi helped layout this and different fb beneficial properties. She joined Facebook—then a small Silicon Valley startup company—after relocating from India to the USA to review desktop engineering. together with her aid, fb speedy grew to become one of many biggest social networking websites within the world.

Sanghvi used to be the 1st lady engineer at fb, and it wasn't effortless blazing a path for ladies in her box. yet not anything stopped her from following her goals. Her contributions at fb helped attach humans from world wide. Even ladies from Sanghvi's domestic kingdom of India used fb to talk out for equivalent rights. realize how this younger girl immigrant grew to become a top-notch engineer who replaced the tech international endlessly.

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2007 Sanghvi leads the development and launch of Facebook Platform, which allows thirdparty developers to create apps for Facebook. 2010 Sanghvi marries her friend and fellow Facebook engineer Aditya Agarwal. She also decides to leave Facebook. 2012 Sanghvi and her husband sell Cove to Dropbox, and Sanghvi becomes vice president of operations. com/career-money /advice/ruchi-sanghvi. com/news/technology-23881936. com/notes/facebook/facebook-gets-a-facelift /2207967130. v=64AaXC00bkQ. 19 Ibid. 25 Ibid.

31 inDeX Agarwal, Aditya, 10, 14, 23–24 apps (applications), 20 Arab Spring, 17 Egypt, 17 Facebook, 4–5, 11–17, 18–21, 22–23, 25, 27 Facebook Connect, 21 Carnegie Mellon University, 7–9 Facebook News Feed, 15–16 cloud storage, 26 Facebook Platform, 20 Codeacademy, 28 immigration reform, 27 computer engineering, 6–9 construction business, 6 Cove, 25 Dropbox, 25–26 Pennsylvania, 7 protests, 17–18 Silicon Valley, 10 social networking, 11, 17, 23 start-ups, 23, 25, 28 TechFellow Award, 22–24 technology, 5, 26, 28 India, 5–7, 17, 19 women’s rights, 17 New York City, 9 Zuckerberg, Mark, 13–14 Oracle, 10 ABOUT THE AUTHOR Laura Hamilton Waxman has written many nonfiction books for young readers.

2011 Sanghvi and her husband start their own company, Cove. Sanghvi receives a TechFellow Award for her work at Facebook. 2013 Sanghvi decides to leave her job at Dropbox and explore new career opportunities. Ruchi Sanghvi is born in Pune, India, on January 20. 2005 Sanghvi graduates with a master’s degree in computer engineering. In the fall, she lands a job at Facebook. 2007 Sanghvi leads the development and launch of Facebook Platform, which allows thirdparty developers to create apps for Facebook.

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