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Delfina Eberly
Delfina Eberly

Delfina Eberly


Menlo Park, CA USA

"When I get a little voice that says, 'I'm not sure how to do that,' that's when I try to lean in the most. That's when I'm going to learn the most; that's when something is going to change."

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Day In The Life

Director of Data Center Operations

I run the data center operations team, responsible for worldwide installation and maintenance of Facebook’s networks.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Engineering/Industrial Management

    University of California-Berkeley

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Came from a large Mexican family, is a first-generation American.

  • 2.

    Grew up in a working-class neighborhood; her father was a farm laborer.

  • 3.

    Said the whole time she was in school, she was "waiting for life to start; needed to check that box and move on."

  • 4.

    Randomly got a part-time job in the computer room of a local bank.

  • 5.

    Realized that while most were shying away from new technology, she was really "leaning into it."

  • 6.

    Once she took a job, she put her all into it; did everything she could to learn about her job, stayed late, came in early.

  • 7.

    Was consistently in leadership roles because she liked the human-to-human aspect of her jobs more than sitting behind a computer coding.

  • 8.

    Encourages students interested in the tech industry to explore different roles; not everything is programming.