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 …

Ghostbusters Cosplay: Behind the Scenes

A Twitter friend of mine did a Ghostbusters cosplay to go see the new movie, and it put the idea in my head that I could do a cosplay from Read More …

Things that I’m proud of today

I’m 90% done with an application to give a 16-minute conference talk on unconscious bias. I wrote down the content of most of my slides for my 2-hour workshop on Read More …

Ghostbusters Cosplay

This year for GenCon, I decided I was going to do a cosplay based on the new Ghostbusters movie.  I had seen the original Ghostbusters movie a couple years ago, Read More …

What I Learned From My Last Team

I started on a new team this past week — I’m super excited because it’s a 12-week project in Swift.  My last two teams were Ruby on Rails teams, and Read More …