Lauren has had a very unique path spending 10 years as a high school teacher and department chair, then attended a coding bootcamp and becoming a software engineer.
- What drew you into the bootcamp that really changed you career?
- How did you pick Ada Developers Academy?
- Was it easier because of their mission to provide women and gender diverse individuals the skills they need?
- How hard was it to get that first job with Amazon on the Kindle Team?
- Were you able to pull from a lot of the skills you learned from teaching and leading as a department chair when you tool the role of Technical Product Manager at GoDaddy?
- What made you want to become a developer educator?
- Was it hard to transition from writing content to managing others writing the content?
These are fun picks of the week. Maybe something you bought online, a great show you are currently watching, or that last book that you thought was amazing.
- Mary Thengvall's book The Business Value of Developer Relations: How and Why Technical Communities Are Key To Your Success
- Ada Developers Academy
- CSS Generators List, Smashing Magazine - https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2021/03/css-generators/
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