Yolanda Alonso studied at University of Burgos in Spain, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering, as well as a Master’s Degree in Education. She developed her Master’s thesis at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, during the academic year she spent in Germany.
Before moving to San Francisco she worked as IT Manager at the European Business and Innovation Center of Burgos for almost 3 years. There she had the chance to support Spanish IT entrepreneurs and organize national tech events and worldwide hackathons. She currently works as Software Engineer at Turo, a peer-to-peer car rental marketplace based in San Francisco.
Yolanda supports the role of women working in technology and is part of the group ‘tech&ladies’. She loves traveling, getting immersed in other cultures and learning languages. She enjoys reading mystery and crime books.
- Original host company: Turo, San Francisco
- Birth place: Burgos, Spain