Developer, Accessibility Advocate, Speaker
Technology Evangelist, Weight Watchers
New York, New York, USA -- September 2017 - Present
- Developing a culture of trust and a sense of community through regular activities such as workshops, tech talks, and social events.
- Encouraging greater commitment to diversity and inclusion through internal events and external partnerships with Codeland, NYC First, and others.
- Creating relationships with local meetups and other tech events to host and sponsor events.
- Assisting with college recruitment through the planning, organizing, and running of events at local campuses and in office.
- Designing and ordering swag, including stickers and t-shirts, to be used for recruitment.
Associate Full-Stack Engineer, PBS
Arlington, Virginia, USA -- July 2015 - September 2017
- Created new React and Django components for internal admins
- Coordinated with product managers and UI/UX designers to plan and implement new products and features
- Performed accessibility audits on internal and external products and create tickets for fixes.
Speaking and Volunteering
Lead, Women Who Code
New York, NY, USA -- November 2017 - Present
- Plan, organize, assist with, and run events, including Portfolio Reviews and Git Workshops.
- Encourage women and non-binary people in their pursuit of tech careers.
Reviewer, OSCON 2018
Remote -- January - February 2018
- Reviewed OSCON tutorial, talk, etc. proposals to assist in the process of choosing the upcoming speaker line-up.
Vancouver, BC, Canada -- January 2018
Speaker, North Bay Python
Petaluma, CA, USA -- December 2017
Technology and Mentorship Lead, Women Who Code
Washington, DC, USA -- July 2015 - September 2017
- Plan, organize, and run events, talks, and panels about accessibility, bootcamps, introductions to new languages, etc.
- Network with other technologists to bring greater awareness to women/non-binary issues in tech
- Mentor women and NBs, particularly in regards to transitioning into development
Speaker, DjangoCon US
Spokane, Washington, USA -- August 2017
Washington, DC, USA -- September 2017
Web Development Immersive
General Assembly DC, 2015
MA, International Peace and Conflict Resolution
American University, 2011
BA, International Relations, minor Writing
Rollins College, 2009