Thu, Feb 23, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

The Computer History Museum Presents: An Evening with Google's Marissa Mayer

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Marissa Mayer
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Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer is vice president of local, maps and location services at Google. She oversees product management, engineering, design and strategy for the company's suite of local and geographical products. She also curates the Google Doodle program, celebrating special events on Google's homepage around the world. Joining as the company's first female engineer in 1999, Mayer has played an important role in developing Google's culture. NPR Correspondent Laura Sydell talks with Mayer about the educational choices she made, her early role models and mentors, her work at Google and her continuing role as a mentor.

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