Carolyn Balousek was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She moved to Seattle in 2007.  She is currently working at Google as a technical recruiter in the Seattle office and has been with the company since 2003.  Prior to working at Google, she worked at several advertising/branding agencies in Los Angeles and San Francisco.  Carolyn has her B.A. in Psychology from UCLA.  She currently lives on Mercer Island with her husband and three children and an active volunteer at their schools.  In her free time, she enjoys watching baseball, buildling legos with her family and a good cup of coffee!