Blanca is a Distinguished Engineer @ UBS, working in London. She has worked as a Software Engineer for 10 years and is now a Cloud Platform Engineer. She is very passionate about staying an Individual Contributor throughout her whole career and never stopping coding.
She specialises in solving tricky problems using code, while also leveraging the power of the engineering community within her organisation. She has been the UBS UK lead for Women in Tech and is now the co-lead of the Software Engineering Guild for EMEA.
She believes that only by understanding people’s intersectionalities we can truly make a difference in the way we work.
In her free time she enjoys travelling, going out, reading and playing video games, and has recently started teaching her 5 year old son to code.
Fun Fact: Blanca has trained in martial arts for several years, almost achieving black belt in Aikido and green belt in Ninjutsu, which makes her a ninja!