Write Speak Code Salary Negotiation Practice Scripts

*Context: These are scripts to help during the workshop portion of my talk on Salary Negotiations at Write Speak Code. Feel free to practice with them yourselves. Always willing to Read More …

2018 Year in Review

*Posting this for specifically for attendees of my workshop on Salary Negotiations at Write Speak Code. If you need help writing something similar for a raise talk or a performance Read More …

Ten Years Ago

Ten years ago yesterday marks a special day in my life. I walked out of my family’s house wearing pjs and a coat with my iPod in my pocket. I Read More …

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 …