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Spotlight 79: self-taught software developer Chantal!

It’s Spotlight Friday! And we’re going back to my country this time. I’m so happy to connect with more Dutch female developers! Please let me introduce you to Chantal! Chantal taught herself how to code when she was 17 and she’s working as a software developer now. Curious what got

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Spotlight number 78: software engineer Franziska

It’s been a while! I skipped a couple of weeks due to a lot of personal things and I finally got the time to publish spotlight number 78! This week we’re going to meet Franziska, engineer at Google. Franziska is working on Chrome V8 and she is a Node.js contributor.

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Spotlight 77: Meet Alexandra Leisse!

Happy Friday everyone! I’m currently working from Vermont and it’s really beautiful!  So…I’ll never do this, but I feel like sharing a picture :-) I love autmn!  Anyway, time for Spotlight number 77! This week we’re going to meet Alexandra. Alexandra is head of User Experience and Design and she

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Spotlight 76: meet SheNomads founder LaToya!

Happy Friday everyone! Time for the first Spotlight of October, time passes by so quickly. This week we’re going to discuss a topic that’s of great interest to me: remote work! At GitHub,  I have the amazing opportunity to work remotely, and I’m really grateful for this. As some of you

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Spotlight 75: meet superhero Laura!

It’s time for Spotlight 75! Number 100, here we come :-) This week I’m introducing you to Laura Sanders, and she is SUPER awesome. Laura runs two different companies together with her business partner. She co-organizes HybridConf, a wonderful conference that took place in Berlin last August (I should go

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Spotlight 74: the story of Lauren, Senior Full Stack Engineer @ Netflix

It’s Friday and time for the perfect start of your weekend: a brand new Spotlight interview (number 74!). This week we’re going to meet Lauren Tan. Lauren is Senior Full Stack Engineer at Netflix. She is also an active contributor to the Ember.js community, editor of and a regular speaker at

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Spotlight 73: Rachel, Engineer @ CodePen

Time for another spotlight, number 73! This time, I’m introducing you to Rachel Smith, web developer at CodePen (which is awesome!). And I’m so excited to share her story, cause I’m an absolute fan of the projects she’s been working on, and I’m sure she’ll have even more fans after this :-)

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Spotlight 72: Let’s meet JavaScript developer Astrid!

Hi everyone! This Friday we’re going to the Netherlands. I never meet a lot of Dutch female developers, so I’m excited to introduce you to Astrid Karsten. Astrid is a Managing Frontend Consultant, she is a real JavaScript expert and loves to play the guitar :-) Curious about the projects

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Spotlight 71: an interview with Senior Software Developer Neha!

It’s Friday again, and you know what that means: starting your weekend with another Spotlight interview! Today we’re going to meet Neha! Neha is a Senior Software Developer, Django Girls the Hague coach and she’s working on some amazing things! Read more of her story below :) Name: Neha Agarwal Job:

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Time for Spotlight number 70: Meet Software Engineer Sarah!

After a small break, it’s time for spotlight number 70! This week we’re going all the way (to me that is ;)) to Brisbane, Australia! I’m going to introduce you to Sarah. Sarah is a software engineers and founder of Smithsoft, “small indie studio making beautiful games for all the

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