This Is the Woman at the Heart of Everything Google Builds
There was a time when Melody Meckfessel juggled two wardrobes: one for one Google, and one for the rest of her life. Her Google wardrobe included hoodies and t-shirts and blue jeans — standard engineering garb — never blouses, skirts, or dresses. Those were for the rest of her life.
“I began working at startups in my early twenties, and then I worked at bigger software companies, and I’ve now been at Google,” Meckfessel says. “Over the years, I was generally the only woman in room, and I adapted, in many ways, to be one of the guys.”