St. Louis Techies Project

Submission for the St. Louis Techies Project based on techiesproject.com.  The aim of the St. Louis Techies Project is to share the stories of people in tech in the St. Read More …

2016 Review

2016 was an awesome year for me personally.  I felt ashamed to say that it was a great year for me when there was so much sadness and disappointment in Read More …

The Art of Listening

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Admittedly, when I first heard that we got the day off of work, I didn’t really think about what the day was honoring, Read More …

Star Trek Making Me Cry

From the Star Trek DS9 episode Honor Among Thieves: “What choice do I have? How did I let this happen? I should have known. You were too good to be Read More …

Women Techmakers St. Louis Launch

On Thursday, October 6th, I finally launched the Women Techmakers group in St. Louis!  Women Techmakers is an international group started by Megan Smith when she worked at Google.  Women Read More …

Swiftly Create a Mobile App

It all started when Crystal Martin, the diversity director of the Strangeloop conference, said something about getting more accessibly talks and workshops at Strangeloop.  I wanted to do a conference Read More …

2016 Annual Review

It’s review time again!  You can read my Asynchrony review from last year here.  This year, I was again in the advocacy program, which meant that I had an advocate Read More …

Grace Hopper 2016

(I may have forgotten to post this immediately after the conference, oops!) What a week!  I am so emotionally exhausted from this trip, so I’m slowly starting to process everything Read More …

Yes, and…

I took my first improv class a couple of years ago.  I was at a Software Carpentry train the trainers workshop, and the lead Greg Wilson challenged everyone to take Read More …

September Mini Book Reviews

Labor Day weekend was awesome for reading books!  I read eight books!  Ok, to be fair, there were really five books, two graphic novels, and a kids book, but it’s Read More …