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PICS Career Event. Next Steps Virtual PICSnics Video Conference with Sierra Scarlatta

Sierra Scarlatta, Senior People Operations Generalist, Chime; BA International Studies; BA Italian ‘12
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Off Campus Location
Interested in learning about working in technology start-ups, human resources, or people operations? Learn from PICS alumna Sierra Scarlatta (BA ‘12) about her post-graduation experiences working at several technology start-up companies ranging from the seed-stage to her current rapidly growing company, Chime.

Please note: This session will be held virtually EST through Zoom. This webinar is free and open to students, but registration is required. Once you've registered the joining information will be sent to your email.

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Sierra Scarlatta is an alumna of the University of Michigan, Class of 2012, where she earned her Bachelors degree with a dual concentration in International Studies and Italian. In her time as an undergraduate student, Sierra was a member of the Bond Consulting Club, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and worked as an office assistant in the International Institute. After graduation, Sierra worked in recruitment for a software company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan prior to moving to the San Francisco Bay Area to pursue work in human resources for start-ups. She has worked for several technology start-up companies ranging from seed-stage to her current company, Chime. At Chime, a rapidly growing challenger bank operating in the US, Sierra was the first member of the People Operations team and now supports employees in a variety of benefits programs, the expansion of operations across new localities, and other cross-functional projects. Sierra loves spending all the time she can with her husband, 9 month old daughter, and goldendoodle, cooking, and traveling (when and however they're able!).

If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us at Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Careers, Human Resources, International, People Operations, Start-ups, Technology
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Program in International and Comparative Studies, International Institute

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