Happy International Women's Day, from Optigo Networks

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Happy International Women's Day, from Optigo Networks

 Recognizing a few of the amazing women working at Optigo

On this International Women’s Day, I’d like to take a moment and recognize three of the many incredible women in the Optigo Networks organization: Linda, Maria, and Natalie. These women work relentlessly behind the scenes to grow the company and promote a work environment of respect, ambition, and fun.

Linda is a hard-working software developer and a loving mother. She joined Optigo over two years ago, after recently immigrating here from the Philippines. She first started helping us with product assembly and QA. We later found out she has a degree in computer engineering, and moved her onto the development team!

Natalie, as marketing coordinator, is the person who brings life to Optigo in words. When she isn’t ghost writing for many of us (yes, I get help putting my ideas on paper… except this time!), she’s busy boxing, taking care of her newly adopted cat, Milo, or working on her own blog, Kale Farts

Maria, a woman with many hidden talents — including a side embroidery business on Etsy — is at the core of Optigo. As operations manager, she ensures the company is running every day and in every aspect. Her passion, loyalty, and dedication are truly inspiring.

Maria, Natalie, Linda, all the women of Optigo Networks, and to all the women in my life: Thank you for your love and support.

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BOULEVARD MALL

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TECH SUPPORT TEAM

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TELECOM DATA CENTER

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