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Behind the Scenes with Strava, Jobs, Culture & More

You are invited to a private networking event with Strava.


Are you striving for a healthier work culture or perhaps you’re looking for a new role to evolve your career? We’re thrilled to invite you to build your network and explore career opportunities with Strava—the most popular fitness app in the world.


Strava is Swedish for ‘strive,’ which epitomises their attitude and ambition to build the most engaged community of athletes in the world. Whether you’re a competitive runner, yoga-goer, or hiker, Strava sees each one of their user’s as athletes.


They are the type of company where you can balance great work with a great life. Are you a parent, caregiver or both? Strava offers a culture of inclusion where they are dedicated to elevating each other and celebrating all backgrounds.


Working at Strava


Best of all? Strava are hiring engineers, developers & marketers in Ireland – just like you..


🎙️ Join us online to meet a panel of women leaders at Strava and hear how they’re helping 95 millions athletes worldwide to achieve their personal goals


🚀 With a growing presence in Ireland and across Europe, this could be the perfect place for your tech career to skyrocket


💰 Following the event, Strava hiring managers will connect with interested & eligible registrants for various career opportunities


Agenda : 7-8pm (IST) 11am-12pm (PST)


7:00 PM  – Rise Up Kick off

7:05 PM  – Welcome & Keynote Speakers – addressed from Elyse Gordon, Sr. Director of Engineering

7:15 PM  – Life @ Strava with Lindsey Sanford, Senior Recruiter

7:25 PM  – Panel Discussion & Audience Q+A featuring: Elyse & Lindsey

7:45 PM  – Breakout Sessions

8.00/8.05 PM  – Wrap Up


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About Strava: Strava is the subscription platform at the center of connected fitness and the largest sports community in the world that supports over 30 activity types. If you sweat, you’re an athlete. Their community ranges from runners training for their first 10K to weekend road warriors to Tour de France stage winners to friends who walk or hike together to mountaineers who climb Mt. Everest. Staying motivated is the oldest and biggest problem in health and fitness. Strava has tapped into the magic ingredient to keep people moving–it’s human connection. People keep people active.


About Rise Up: Rise Up is a leading career destination for women. We focus on supporting underrepresented talent to rise up and avail of new career growth opportunities. We pride ourselves on connecting top female talent with the best employers who prioritise their employees development. Our mission is to narrow the gender leadership gap and advance more women in their careers.


About Rise Up’s Events: All RSVP’d attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age.




Elyse Gordon – Sr. Director of Engineering 

Elyse has been with Strava for almost four years and is currently based in San Francisco. She began her career at Strava as a Senior Engineering Manager before moving up to Director level and up again to her current position as Senior Director of Engineering. Prior to working at Strava, Elyse served as Director of Engineering at Vevo. Elyse displays extensive experience building and leading teams and is passionate about building great products.

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Lindsey Sanford, Senior Recruiter 

Lindsey Sanford is currently a Senior Recruiter at Strava, where she leads Engineering Hiring in building diverse teams. As a 10+ year veteran in recruiting, She is passionate about helping individuals navigate their careers and building inclusive and sustainable teams. Lindsey prides herself on candidate experience and partnering with Hiring Managers to bring on top talent. Previously, she was at Apple, Change.org, and the San Francisco Giants. She loves going into companies with compelling missions and values to give people their dream jobs.

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Time & Date

February 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Event Host

Susan Dwyer