i curate and manage events and work on software at iora health

interviews

Interview with She Explorers

Interview with The Glossary

Indie Creators (Podcast)

What is Lodged Out

Building Programmers (Podcast)

This Developing Story (Podcast)

Ways We Work

Women Who Reign

Work/Life Balance

Femgineer, What Math?

articles

What It's Really Like to Work Remote

What is Lodged Out and why I started it!

Lodged Out, Featured by She Explorers

speaking

Ruby Conf Philippines
March 2017 Dylan Wolff and I did a duo talk on "Fostering a Welcoming, Supporting and Productive Environment for Junior Developers" in Bohol, Panglao Island, Philippines.
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WicHacks Keynote
February 2017 I did a fireside chat keynote for one of the largest all-womens hackathon in world! It was at RIT College of Engineering in Rochester, NY.
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Prime Academy, Graduating from a bootcamp school, now what?
June 2016 I spoke to the graduating class at Prime all about what it's like to go from a bootcamp to working full time as a software engineer.
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Intuit, Female Engineer Panel
July 2015 I spoke on a panel of other female engineers about what it's like to go from college to working full time as a software engineer. We also spoke about what it's like being the only female on your team.

* if you're looking for speakers or panelists on any of the topics i've been interviewed for, written, or already spoken about don't hesitate to reach out!

events

Lodged Out
An award winning unplugged retreat series for makers and doers. Coming to a forest near you. Next Stop: Leavenworth, WA, February 26 - March 1, 2018!
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* Recently featured in She Explorers


Rails Camp West Coast
A retreat for the software community to meet & learn from each other while getting out of the city to unplug around a campfire. Next stop: Shaffer's High Sierra Camp in the Tahoe National Forest / Sierra City, CA on August 18-21, 2018!
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*Rails Camp Testimonials

Dylan Wolff, 2016

Raygun (Jesse James), 2016

Shana Moore, 2015

Resolve Digital (David Jones), 2015


Doing Stuff (co-founder)
A conversation series tackling the big scary ‘monsters’ that so often inhibit us from…well, doing stuff.
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* i'm always interested in collaborating on events and available to hire for full service event production / management

event coaching

A lot of people ask how I got started running events, how I manage to run and grow them as a solo organizer and how I continue to run sold out events for over 5 years while still working a full time job.

I can help you with:

Sponsorship... - Research / outreach
- Management
- Email tactics
- Package planning
- What to put in a deck
- When to say yes and sometimes no to certain sponsors
Software suggestions to make your life easierVenue researchTimeline planningAgenda / experience designWebsite / ticketing site copy and design (review what you have or show you examples to get started)Brand assets during the event, emailing before/after and in between events (review what you have or show you examples to get started)Review social media channel brandingFinding speakers and workshop runnersEvent theme planningMarketing / sales tacticsWhen and how to hire helpHow much you should charge people to attend your event
If interested in learning more and booking time with me click below.

* if you're looking for speakers or panelists on any of the topics i've been interviewed for or written about reach out OR if you're in need of an event producer reach out