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Vanessa Hurst @DBNess Cville via NYC

engineer, social entrepreneur, mother. co-founder & board @girldevelopit. prev @etsy @codemontage @paperlesspost @writespeakcode. author-in-progress. she/her.

1,299 Following   10,333 Followers   11,278 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/10/09


"code experience is meaningless without human experience" @garannm https://t.co/OkBbXXRBmXIt's probably a good idea to plug in this post I wrote ~2 years about my personal experience when starting to contr… https://t.co/M2NVVuxWDP
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstA thing happened today. 🙈 Very excited about contributing more to #Kubernetes! 🎉🎊 https://t.co/U14cCdZJcm
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5/23
2018
Heeyyy @ghc now gives speakers complimentary 3-day passes! No more having to buy a ticket when you're going to spea… https://t.co/tYa8QCkVS6
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe first peer-reviewed study of bitcoin’s energy consumption confirms our fears: Bitcoin’s energy consumption is… https://t.co/ZaUToa9pJf
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHow @MelissaCHanna, founder of @getmahmee (a @PipelineAngels portfolio company!), describes @Backstage_Cap's… https://t.co/gCduCW3viP
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstShe's finally getting the credit she deserves 👑. #HenriettaLacks, the mother of modern medicine, honored with a por… https://t.co/Y3uBUxGGB5
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"Empathy is as essential as having a required module imported for your program to run smoothly." - @nnennahacks https://t.co/tHGrpckbzC
5/18
2018
Still so true. Practice pointer: when designing something, if someone says "we can't do that - it creates too much… https://t.co/N31r801JjY
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDon't play to your users worst instincts and weaknesses. Design your products to help them play a meaningful role i… https://t.co/EnG3zaEUw9
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstFinished my masters thesis 😭 15,000 words on AI, racial bias and gender bias & steps to eradicate these issues from… https://t.co/lGHOVLxgf7
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI know there is a lot going on but a business still owned by a Senior Advisor to the President getting a $1.2 BILLI… https://t.co/TaFx3wHpw3
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstthose who foolishly condescend to or ridicule millennials should remember that millennials became the largest cohor… https://t.co/eS8al2Nj4K
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"This year’s survey shows a clear, negative shift in millennials’ feelings about business’ motivations and ethics."… https://t.co/RJWUfqsqaY
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhere are the girls? panel session at #GHC18 is on! I first attended @ghc in 2010, started @TeenTechGirls in 2012,… https://t.co/sQkXg0xlAx
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @Dymaxion Colonizing aka pushing other solutions out? What are the worst examples of colonizers in your eyes? I'd a… https://t.co/bbCeQTLPDL<3 Sideways Dictionary “[2 Factor Auth] is like Cinderella’s slipper. She can give her name and confirm where she w… https://t.co/zNAS5TvJzzWhy play? https://t.co/flJA0qtoHS "Play is our brain’s favorite way of coming up with new ideas. And because play… https://t.co/w8vmItNO7yDigging this collection of decentralized apps - what's the most interesting to you? What's missing? The Universal… https://t.co/rKVxME4lpj
5/17
2018
🚨 We have an exciting announcement! @kthomas901 will be speaking at #tryswiftnyc 🐥🎉🗽 Currently an iOS Engineer at… https://t.co/aBsmdRkwU7
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@Equifax faced no real penalty after compromising the data of 148M Americans. Instead of demanding accountability,… https://t.co/kfJ5DDVDxx
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMe a little later about to give a talk at Hamburg City Hall—and noticed a picture of all men. Hi, guys. https://t.co/0OMlmwnYvz
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThis was fun! Also amazing that much of "big science" nowadays is big infrastructure, big teams and... big data. Gi… https://t.co/P7pokUR0e7
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIf you've wondered what it would take to really fix things at the VA, the answer lies with these people. It's risky… https://t.co/USS3IvPz2E
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI am so glad to see @usds post about their partners within the @DeptVetAffairs. These people are our very best hope… https://t.co/V4gN8HDAmD
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAt @usds our most effective work wasn't technical -- it was lifting up and giving space to brilliant civil servants… https://t.co/1LTSuwejb3
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"Seeing feedback as a 'gift' can be just as problematic as seeing it as a punch. I like to think of feedback as dat… https://t.co/Lu852pVk5O
5/15
2018
We at @Etsy are excited to present BlackTech Weekend, happening in NYC on May 17-19. Come and join Black tech profe… https://t.co/1bGTbv6UUW
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIf you would like to attend BlackTech Weekend in NYC this weekend, but can't afford the ticket cost, I will sponsor… https://t.co/THMKG5bbiZ
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDeVry, a for-profit college that paid $100 million for defrauding students in 2016, was under further investigation… https://t.co/71FxMW2ec4
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCities I reaaaally wanna visit this year: - Berlin 💖 - London - Amsterdam - Paris - Prague - Florence 🙈👀
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst“The one piece of advice I would give is to develop your inner strength (this is something I’m always working on).Y… https://t.co/25z0fGUc59
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5/14
2018
6 Myths Preventing People From Getting Into Tech via @forbes https://t.co/Ew8Zg3aljJ
5/11
2018
Want to see diversity in tech thrive?🌱 If you can afford $100/month, join Fund Club! An easy, impactful way to su… https://t.co/BoNcJGkNZ1
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5/9
2018
#MondayMotivation "Everyone has been made for some particular work & the desire for that work has been put in every… https://t.co/QccuX7aAB5
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThank you @Essence! This is an awesome write up. https://t.co/75cGcSnB6n
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI like this. Especially calling out the word "just". Most people don't realize the way they use it, and the way it… https://t.co/5PPlTUw8qy
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst🙋 We are finally hiring for a data scientist! 💻📊👓 https://t.co/228Jfi4iA2 Come join my team and work with me and he… https://t.co/01aWKs5iT2
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIn breaking news, I’ll be at #io18 next week (!) If you’re an engineer interested in getting coffee and finding o… https://t.co/jd3UnJrKRi
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstFor Teacher Appreciation Week, I want to thank the almost 1 million amazing teachers that have introduced @codeorghttps://t.co/kYZ7LnXIt8
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @xaprb This collection by @scarletdrive & the @codeascraft team has great fundamentals https://t.co/rElGVurimUI FINALLY put together a page of all the talks and workshops you/your organization can hire me to come and give :) https://t.co/4iuqM3d5GJ
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5/8
2018
I never realized how hard it would be to find balance in being a parent who really wants their kids to eat fruit an… https://t.co/zR2hqVPdQW
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstReally proud of the work I put in through @ottertechllc to update the @pycon Code of Conduct and reporting guidelin… https://t.co/CUz9EdmKPh
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIf you're in the Bay Area, don't forget about tomorrow's GDI HQ Team Meet and Greet! Come to Cucina Venti in Mounta… https://t.co/sYaDAh5n1p
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst👯‍♀️ @corinnepw #USOW #GDIatUSOW https://t.co/hNRvGcpqH8
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI'm looking for a part time contract powerpoint/ graphic designer. Can be remote. Will be designing information in… https://t.co/tT5LSq0xfR
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst! @technoheads took this very nice photo at work of me readin some C and working up the nerves to ask a q on a rand… https://t.co/q4u8Xuu5Y5
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIf only the people who challenge minority-focused initiatives would apply that same energy to challenging exclusion… https://t.co/QjShZqYQgJ
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAnd so, it is here. Brilliant, self-revealing, devastating. Ta-Nehisi Coates on the fall of Kanye. Take the time to… https://t.co/pkvflLXAo3
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstJumping back into code you wrote ages ago like 10% luck 20% skill 15% concentrated power of will 5% p… https://t.co/iUfLPbEbIK
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @CeciBenitez13 @girldevelopit @_leekinney @cyberneticlove @shanisebarona @corinnepw @arelia Thank you for coming out, Ceci!That’s every. Other. Fund. Get off my timeline, sir. https://t.co/FwnvynHyh3
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstgov is sold this idea that they can forget data standards and that a data lake and magic AI will solve all their me… https://t.co/8ip18g1gNz
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstFirst magazine feature! 💃🏾👩🏾‍💻 In @JolieOnline, article by @janci1612. Alongside a big rig driver, Germany's young… https://t.co/oaNwOTa13l
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAn astrophysicist, an aerospace engineer, and an electrical engineer/technologist. I think we'd make a badass space… https://t.co/MATd1NOfK0
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThat's a weird way to say "Sexual assault victim uses self-defense to escape her attacker" https://t.co/yprnnfO2YT
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5/7
2018
I meet young engineers who work in problematic companies like Palantir (via teaching and conferences). I'm realizi… https://t.co/Ut6Of9IpKk
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst“Success comes in installments” - great founder #startup advice from @DianaMBianchini @talktoamber @PattyDao &… https://t.co/rOXzouu8dg
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@MsPackyetti’s #FutureOfWork wisdom: Orgs value what they measure. They need to measure culturally responsive lead… https://t.co/V5GfkXniIK
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLet’s not forget some women take birth control for health purposes. Employers who opt out of covering the cost of b… https://t.co/SQXF9xU07f
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCalls to action to transform their workplace: sponsorship of next generation of leadership, culture audits, employe… https://t.co/EP11AKi1bG
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstcalls to action: modernizing sex education to go waaay upstream to disrupt the sexual harasser pipeline. reconside… https://t.co/fyndRZYsem
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBe sure to check out this @reddit AMA with software engineer and @girldevelopit Board Member, Brenda Jin! #USOW2018https://t.co/vmOcnOrHol
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"When I realized I could build any digital product I wanted or even launch a company with code, my entire world exp… https://t.co/cQhcLURIyo
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"If you’re asking about whether you’re cut out to be a programmer, my answer is this: you are...as long as you have… https://t.co/bxZ63RLfCD
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"Any country that does not have the best minds contributing to technology will be left out of the global economy in… https://t.co/Xn8roh3F2V
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDear Internet, Ask me anything, literally anything! Starting now!! 💁🏻‍♀️ <3 Brenda https://t.co/g50KqU63Kj https://t.co/hY6l3IaJp8
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns t… https://t.co/BGtZm8SkRy
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstTech skills can save you time, increase your earnings, help your org make a bigger impact in the world. Ask me anyt… https://t.co/W0s5DuvRe0
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @girldevelopit's Brenda Jin @cyberneticlove talking about her passion for adult education - never stop learning!… https://t.co/dxf649a8Re
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAs a project manager, @arelia saw that even experts in tech are always googling and always learning- that's how she… https://t.co/x3bCBA5RBN"@girldevelopit is where I learned that coding is a collaborative sport" - @shanisebarona #GDIatUSOW #USOW2018 https://t.co/qnaLqKML9cAt #usow2018 Pumping in the back of @girldevelopit "What the tech?" session, discussing ICANN with changemakers 😍&… https://t.co/jhXSB99SBh🌟@_leekinney and @shanisebarona are about to give their talk "What The Tech?! A Crash Course for Tech-Curious Chang… https://t.co/BKY0QJ1RY8
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @_leekinney shanisebarona killing it at #usow2018 #GDIatUSOW https://t.co/m6Ufc1FL56
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe rumors are true. Today at #USOW2018 I announced that my venture capital firm @Backstage_Cap has launched a $36m… https://t.co/MNqTmeaX0b
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5/6
2018
So exciting!!!! Congrats @ArlanWasHere & @Backstage_Cap team! Here's to the numbers going significantly up in… https://t.co/Msw5JTt5V6
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5/5
2018

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