Honored in LinkedIn’s #PressForProgress for International Women’s Day!

Posted on March 18, 2018

I am so incredibly honored and grateful to have been credited by Neha Batra in LinkedIn's #PressforProgress #IWD2018. Neha has inspired, challenged, and supported me more than she realizes and I am so grateful to know her! See the post on Instagram here. View this post on Instagram repost @linkedin ・・・ Neha Batra credits her mentor Rebecca Miller-Webster @bmwbzz for inspiring her to #PressforProgress ...

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The realities of organizing a community tech conference: an ill-advised rant

Posted on June 13, 2016

Warning: this post is an ill-advised, badly timed rant. There are swear words. You have been warned. Also, no one person instigated any of this rant. It's been building in me for three years. <3 Let me tell you about the realities of organizing a tech conference: it sucks. (more…)

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On the pay gap — Interview with CBS News

I got to talk to Vince Gerasole from CBS News about a topic that's close to my heart: the gender pay gap. Read the whole article here.

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Talking about Write/Speak/Code on CodeNewbie

Posted on December 18, 2015

I was super excited to speak to my former coworker, Saron Yitbarek, on her amazing podcast CodeNewbie. She's created an incredible community dedicated to supporting new developers. Listen to my interview here.

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Increasing the visibility and leadership of women in tech — TEDxRiverNorth

Posted on April 28, 2015

It was a huge honor — and super terrifying — to be asked to speak at the first TEDxRiverNorth at 1871. It was also immediately following returning from the 2nd annual Write/Speak/Code conference. I was lucky to get to work with our speaking coach right before I left NYC. Thanks Melissa!

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