#116 - Domonique Fines and Cadran Cowansage

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Domonique Fines is the Director of Events at YC.
Cadran Cowansage is the cofounder and CEO of Elpha. Elpha is a private online community for women in tech.
Join Elpha to read Dom's AMA.
You can find Dom on Twitter at @domoniquefines and Cadran at @cadran_c.
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Topics

00:30 - Dom’s intro
00:50 - How Dom started in events and her background
2:25 - Deciding to not go to law school
3:55 - Choosing to work on tech events
6:00 - Outreach to underrepresented founders
9:15 - Common misconceptions about getting into tech
10:35 - University outreach
11:55 - Identifying problems to fix and not being blocked
14:35 - Reflecting on accomplishments
15:40 - Dom’s career plans
17:10 - Will Dom do a startup?
17:35 - Avoiding burnout
20:55 - The importance of just getting started

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