Working Women Advocates

Working Women Advocates: HTTPS and the 50 Million Ways to Style React Components

March 23, 2017

In case you missed it, I’ve taken on the roles of both CTO and a developer for an organization called Working Women Advocates. One of my classmates from Fullstack began the project while we were in the program, and we’re now working towards making it an official non-profit organization. Our mission is to create a safe and secure place for women to find and connect with advocates and allies to help them through the challenges of being a woman in the workplace, whether they’re actively facing hardships like discrimination or harassment, or they just need a friendly and sympathetic/empathetic ear to vent to.

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Every New Beginning Comes from Some Other Beginning's End

February 23, 2017

Well, folks. Fullstack’s officially over. (In fairness, it’s been over for almost a week now, and I just haven’t quite gotten around to writing about it.) It’s…weird. You do this thing for 60+ hours a week for almost five months straight, and you see the same 15 other faces in little squares on your computer every day. And then you drink some wine and sit around with your classmates for a few hours and then on Monday you wake up and realize that you have all the time in the world.

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