In 2015 I took a hiatus from my job to teach Ruby on Rails with
in Chicago for three months.
I taught and assisted with intro to programming/Ruby classes for
Girl Develop It
is a program hoping to change the way software and web development is taught for both women and men.
Lover of bicycles
If I'm not in front of a computer I'm probably out on my bicycle.
In 2014 I did my first
where I cycled across Iowa with 10,000 other people.
In October 2012 I left my job at EdgeCase to set out on a solo bike tour for three months in New Zealand, riding nearly 3,000 miles. During that time I blogged (almost) every day and took heaps of photos.
Read my story here.
Or you can just look at the
In 2011 I rode in
a charity ride for cancer research and raised $1630 for the cause.
Countries I've been to:
- New Zealand -- 3 months
- Kenya -- 1.5 weeks
- Tanzania -- 2.5 weeks
- Guatemala -- 1 month
- South Africa -- 1 week
- Zambia -- 3 weeks
- Belize -- 5 days
- Guatemala (again) -- 1 week
My config can be found
along with all of my other unix config files.
Apparently I love Vim so much, I decided it would be a good idea to start an entire user group devoted to it (
). We spent time sharing our configs and workflows as well as competing
as a group.
Places I can be found on the internet
Conferences you might find me at