Dafné Mendoza shares her story of how she began in Bolivia and ended up in Chile working for Cisco as a Network Consulting Engineer. She also touches on her deep rooted interest in the always evolving technology industry.
For her studies, she attended the Escuela Militar de Ingenieria in Bolivia and later on she received her Master’s degree from the Universidad Europea Miguel de Cervantes. In addition to her degrees, she realized that in order to obtain her ideal career path she must first attain particular certifications. She has since obtained and maintained four certifications, the CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, and CCDP, while also aspiring to eventually obtain her CCIE.
When asked what her advice to females considering a technical career would be, she simply stated, that advises “not (to) give up.” Dafné believes that “the effort depends upon you, and the doors keep opening according to what you produce.” Essentially, you create your destiny and should stay the course you desire.