Fabiola came to the Bay Area to study political economy at UC Berkeley. After graduation, she wasn't necessarily looking for a role in financial technology, but a sales leader recruited her to business development at Affirm. After two years on the team, Fabiola was promoted to a managerial position.
Fabiola's team is often first in the office. After the morning stand-up meeting, she meets with sales leadership or conducts one-on-one meetings. If there's nothing that needs her immediate attention, Fabiola concentrates on optimizing outreach for prospective merchant partners, or adjusting processes to maximize team productivity—whatever helps Affirm meet its revenue goals.
“One of the coolest things about working here is the opportunity to get your hands dirty in side projects that interest you. I spearheaded one of the first merchant-facing events—now it’s a regular thing.”
“It’s easy to be excited by the fact that retailers we work with and internal initiatives verify that we’re making a positive impact on people’s lives.”
"One of the reasons I was interested in becoming a lead on the Diversity & Inclusion Council is because I'm always thinking about it and how I can impact diversity and inclusion at Affirm. "