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 ...
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.
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.
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!
I gave this talk at the Github Patchwork event at Dev Bootcamp NYC on 9/18/14. I spoke about the work we've done with Write/Speak/Code on getting more women into open source. The main lesson: technical skill isn't the barrier; it's the belief that they have nothing to contribute that stops people from giving back to the tech community. (more…)