What I do

Code

Open source contributions

Open source creations

Feminist Lorem Ipsum sites

Write

Speak

Conferences

  • Full Stack Toronto Leadership Summit (upcoming)
  • Madison PHP Conference 2018 (upcoming)
  • Cream City Code 2018 (upcoming)
  • Write/Speak/Code 2018 (keynote)
  • Madison + Ruby: Chicago 2018 (video)
  • SXSW 2018
  • That Conference 2017 (keynoted; video)
  • ACT-W Bay Area 2017
  • RailsConf 2017 (video)
  • MinneWebCon 2017
  • Midwest PHP 2017
  • Chippewa Valley Code Camp 2016

Panels

  • Write/Speak/Code 2018 conference organizers panelist
  • Official Hillary Clinton presidential campaign event panelist, moderated by Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani (article)
  • Wisconsin Entrepreneur's Conference, "Why Does Tech Hate Women?" panelist (article)
  • Screening of "CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap" documentary panelist and moderator (video)

Community

Available Talks

  • "We've Always Been Here: Women Changemakers in Tech"
  • "How to Make Your Website Not Ugly: Basic UX for Programmers"
  • "How to Make Github Magical" (lightning talk)
  • "Using Our Powers for Good: Tech & Social Impact"
  • "Beer, Bylines & Booleans: How the service sector and liberal arts can secretly prepare folks for tech careers"

Organize

Madison Women in Tech

Community group with more than 1,000 members that hosts three to four educational and social events per month, and produces a digital newsletter twice monthly with area tech news and job openings.

Madison Startup Weekend

54-hour collaborative marathon focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, bringing together tech, business and community members.

Forward Technology Conference

The headline tech conference of the Forward Festival, the Forward Technology Conference (FTC) is geared toward startup founders, tech geeks, and those wanting to build successful technology companies.

Team 19

Feminist political activist group with more than 500 members that organizes action and advocacy on a local and regional level.

Volunteer

Madison YWCA

Tutor students, present to class, give mock interviews and critique resumes for web development bootcamp

Maydm

Help girls and students of color learn to code how to code

WeThinkBig

Help train teachers to incorporate technology into the classroom