A few words about you, who are you?
I am a Software Engineer from Chicago, USA. I relocated to Berlin from New York City in 2014.
I am an organiser and coach for Django Girls.
When and how did you get interested in coding?
I learned Pascal in school. I loved it. Since then I wanted to be a computer programmer.
What do you like about coding most?
I like building things. It’s satisfying to use an application or website and know that you made it.
What is currently your favourite project?
Django Girls, of course!
Is there a project you’re particularly proud of?
What do you like to try/learn/know?
I am studying engineering management and project management now.
What is your biggest challenge as a programmer?
Learning a new coding language or a new framework. It’s also very fun.
Which stereotype of a programmer can you prove wrong?
I am very social.
Can you recommend a book / podcast / tutorial / film or event?
The Django Girls Tutorial is good to get started in programming.
PyLadies Berlin also have many beginner workshops.