Secil Reel Sen

Senior Associate - Software Engineer

Capital One

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Speaker Bio

Seçil is a tech enthusiast with a knack for hands-on creation and an insatiable appetite for learning. Currently entrenched as a full stack engineer at Capital One, she’s orchestrating the construction of cloud infrastructure and diving deep into the intricacies of back-end development for the APIs fueling Capital One’s Travel sites. Since her initiation into the fintech realm as a Software Engineer (SWE) in 2019, seçil has honed her development skills, previously in the realm of cross-platform mobile app development.

Beyond her coding prowess, seçil serves as the Events Lead for the WIT, New England Chapter at Capital One. Her mission: to curate resources, including workshops, that amplify the presence and professional trajectory of women in the tech domain. Prior to her software engineering metamorphosis, seçil’s immersion in academia granted her profound insights into her identity as a woman of color, fueling her commitment as an ardent advocate and ally for those venturing into the tech space.

With a unique journey that spans over a decade of teaching experience and a non-conventional route back to Software Engineering, seçil serves as a beacon for those navigating career transitions. She holds a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Tufts University and an MBA from the University of Maine.

Speaker Sessions


Starting Afresh: Navigating a Career Pivot

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Career Development
  • Not to be Missed
  • Premium Ticket Holders Only
  • Secil Reel Sen

    Senior Associate - Software Engineer

    Capital One

Embrace your role as a WIT always on the lookout for the cutting-edge technologies of tomorrow. As the technical landscape evolves and expands, allow yourself to ponder how and when to step into the unfolding future. This workshop is your passport to unearthing the myriad possibilities of reshaping your career – whether through advancement or daring pivots – and venturing into these new frontiers. Embark on a creative journey to map out your career trajectory.

Throughout this workshop, work towards your hand-picked specific career goal that ignites your passion, and unveil the pathways to realizing it. Engaging exercises will empower you to reimagine your narrative, unveiling routes to attaining your aspirations. More importantly, this workshop will give you a new framework that will serve you throughout your professional journey. Dive into this workshop ready to sculpt your career path like a captivating art piece. Experience a shift in the way you perceive yourself and your innate capacity to navigate transitions fearlessly and enthusiastically.

Key Takeaways:

  • Direction: A reflection on where you want to go and what you need
  • Assurance: Comfort and confidence in your path
  • Fulfillment: Perseverance and trust for your career choice
  • Endurance: Curiosity and receptiveness to move through any currents

This session is for… individuals seeking career growth but have been waiting for a clear path to emerge. It empowers participants to create their own career trajectory, regardless of their current career stage. No matter if you’re embarking on a new journey, considering a major career change, or seeking better direction for your next steps, this workshop is designed to meet your requirements!

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