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This woman didn't fit the profile of a Facebook engineer — and now she's helping the social network re-examine who it hires and why (FB)

When Candace Zhu first applied to work at Facebook as a software engineer, she was rejected. She had interviewed well, but it was decided that she wasn't a great match for the role — she originally went to college for business, and only picked up programming later in life through community college classes and online learning. By contrast, many Facebook employees hold technical degrees from top schools like UC Berkeley or Stanford.
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