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Spotlight 83: meet Senior Lead Designer Jess!

Happy Friday everyone! I hope everyone had a fantastic week and I hope that you’re reading for another wonderful story :-) It’s time to switch from backend development to UX/UI Design and Front End! Please meet Senior Lead Designer Jess as she shares her experience, her advice on learning to

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Spotlight 82: meet software developer Jessica!

Happy Friday everyone! It’s almost March and that means, Spotlight will be 2 years old! Thank you so much for all the love, for reading, for your support and for all the interviewees who took the time to answer my questions :-) Here’s to the next two years! This week

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Spotlight 81: Introducing you to Tracy Osborn!

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you’ve had a wonderful week and that you’ll have a great weekend. This weekend my & my friends will run the 3rd edition of Rails Girls Amsterdam. Well, to be honest, I’ve been so swamped that I didn’t do a lot of organizing this time

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Spotlight 80: Virtual reality expert Jazmine!

Hellooooo!! I’m not sure if it’s still ‘allowed’, but HAPPY NEWYEAR to every one of you! It’s been a while since my last post and I’m very sorry. Sometimes life happens while you’re busy making other plans :-) But, that aside, I’m happy to be back with a wonderful interview.

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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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