Alicia Liu Talks Life Beyond UWaterloo

We are excited to welcome Alicia Liu, Waterloo alumna, as a guest speaker this semester!

Alicia Liu graduated from the Computer Engineering program in 2007. Since then, she's been making waves in the Bay area, in both the startup and women in tech communities. Alicia will be back at UW to give an interactive talk on her time as a student, her career choices, and her journey to balance happiness and success!

Talk Details

  • Who: Alicia Liu
  • What: Life is tough and then you graduate
  • Where: MC 4020
  • When: Tuesday, March 31, 6:00PM

About the Speaker

Alicia Liu is a full-stack software engineer who has been working in early-stage startups since co-founding her first company 8 years ago. She specializes in building web and mobile apps from prototype to production. Alicia is currently the lead engineer at, a personal coaching platform to help people reach any goal.

Outside of work, she writes and speaks on topics ranging from best practices in front-end development to diversity and culture in the tech industry. Last year, Alicia was presented with the 'Woman to Watch' award by Women Who Code, a global organization that helps women excel in technology careers.