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Vanessa Hurst @DBNess New York, NY

founder @girldevelopit & @codemontage. ♥ continuous learning, data, gratitude. coders can be superheroes & anyone can learn to code. see what I did there?

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@AlexW_GG \o/! feel free to email me (first name at girldevelopit dot com) & include budget & who's working on this, happy to help if I canWe've been teaching CS to high schoolers, and the experience has been eye-opening. @ScriptEdOrg #STEM #nyctech https://t.co/ukuwxpOs5R
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2/6
2016
"Convert CSV to JSON with jq" from @noahsussman https://t.co/AGBQD9ZDPi
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstconferences don’t exist without speakers. truly diverse lineups CANNOT exist without funding speaker travel/hotel/ticket.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe act as if work is optional for women. It's not. My OpEd in @washingtonpost abt how false assumptions hurt us https://t.co/6fZC9mvxfy
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNews! I'm teaching expanded Ally Skills Workshops, writing a book on Impostor Syndrome, doing public speaking, etc. https://t.co/9LzBtYqC8G
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstTHIS: Fathers: maybe stop mentioning your daughters to earn credibility on women’s issues https://t.co/dqMurHwhSK /b @joelarson4 /v @DBNess
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstICYMI, please support The @Offworld Collection, a hardcover book that features diverse voices taking about games! https://t.co/6u2OLaUbUM
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWent to the @recursecenter party and shop talked about ASTs, compression algo. & git gc. Are you lacking such friends? Apply for a batch.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOur friends @G4C are hosting the Games and Media Summit at @Tribeca, 4/18. Get your early-bird discount: https://t.co/y1p76iIYPO #G4CTribeca
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOMG IT'S @TRAVISCI'S FIFTH BIRTHDAY, LET'S HAVE SOME CAKE!
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2/5
2016
the magical black women of Twitter, Slack, Black Lives Matter, Ebony, LinkedIn, Black Girls Code, & the list goes on https://t.co/19W9nT80G1
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstthis is my new favorite headline. @joelle_emerson telling it like it is, always. https://t.co/djofFBMKtg @TechCrunch #Crunchies
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLast day to apply for Diversity & Inclusion schlrship for #StrataHadoop is Fri! https://t.co/kbWOgRs02F … #BigData #womenintech #pocintech
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAny #Salesforce experts out there? We would love your volunteer help at @CoderDojoNYC: https://t.co/e5UNImw1ek
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe've loved to have you join, code and learn along with us. Check out https://t.co/YrCoO63Rz0 for more info on ongoing projects!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHappy Friends Day!! You guys are the best ☺️
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2/4
2016
💪 https://t.co/S6cNGsJ31YMeet @lindsaylee13, @gdiindy chapter leader and solutions developr at @salesforce! https://t.co/zXWHxmpp32 https://t.co/jk50mvsAcj
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2/3
2016
"In GDI classes, we see women empowered to think differently about their capabilities once they learn how to code." https://t.co/9S5YkQQwxm
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstSlack's Erica Baker On Hiring A Head Of Diversity And The Need For Inclusion In Tech https://t.co/cUq8J1pfFj by @meganrosedickey
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst“We have to volunteer to do the busy work it takes to make diversity…” — @joelarson4 https://t.co/ZXETO6ZyOR https://t.co/hV5OGSveFH @paix120 regardless of changes in affordability of things, impact of having siblings with things vs not having siblings, etc. (2/2) :) @paix120 as a technologist & cranky middle child I resent the implication that "fairness" == children getting things at the same age (1/2)hey @nodejs community, @feross and I are your Individual Membership Directors ✨😳✨=> https://t.co/bUoH5Fb5dY
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBig Bird is now a VC. https://t.co/7LYjXryU2w
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstSome good points here. "Fathers: maybe stop mentioning your daughters to earn credibility on women’s issues" https://t.co/Ieq1QBd6JN
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"@Etsy is the first U.S. company to complete reassessment as a Certified B Corp after going public" @chaddickerson https://t.co/Abl31eOqUT“[I] think about women [how] I think of my daughter, paternalistically” — @joelarson4 https://t.co/BYRWkwPJOB https://t.co/6lazNoqe2aNBC declares Clinton first-ever female presidential candidate to win Iowa Caucus; says it still "feels" like a loss. https://t.co/UOwlYe6aq7
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstEvery @NYTimes print issue from 1851 through 2002 can be found here: https://t.co/SjdcM0Sizz https://t.co/wnMSWHYNnj https://t.co/JR9buulP2r
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI wrote about showing up to meetings, why it isn't always easy, and how we can make it better: https://t.co/KXNBIDFEZR
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstSome real talk from @beerops. Thank you for writing this https://t.co/irgBKfKaip
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2/2
2016
Love this analogy & distinction between charity & justice in #socialchange efforts by @MichaelDTubbs https://t.co/Un05l2jMIn
2/1
2016
Does anyone have any good blog posts or whatever on building dismissable onboarding steps into a Rails app?
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1/31
2016
Here w/ @albertwenger @wesleyan_u teaching day long coding boot camp to women #learntocommit https://t.co/lQweVFXurU
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"We have to make sure all our kids are equipped for the jobs of the future." —@POTUS #CSforAll https://t.co/iAxqqoSUpx
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThanks @POTUS and @codeorg for pushing all schools to teach computer science! https://t.co/LvDdpB9JhR #CSforAll https://t.co/TYI2JitAHRCheck out the @DuckDuckGo Global Quack & Hack 2 today! you can improve search from your living room https://t.co/7KZTGap96XOur Global Quack & Hack day is underway! Help us build and improve the Instant Answers @DuckDuckGo users love: https://t.co/qqzD3mtDKz #GQH2
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAnd here's what we have to say about tracking on the internet: https://t.co/PRezDgQoDP #PrivacyAware #DataPrivacyDay https://t.co/GfdvGALurS
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @madewithcode #MyCodeGirl 's are @TaraChk @SusanWojcicki @DBNess @silenok @emominasu #girlcoders
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1/30
2016
We are excited to announce our 2016 Fellows! A fantastic and diverse group pushing Processing & co to new places! https://t.co/A4TjwkCyzk
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe're going to be featured at the screening of @codegirlmovie at the @athenafilmfest in February! Join us!... https://t.co/Fg0JULPSg9
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @brwngrldev congratulations!!!!Finally official: I'm now an Android Google Developer Expert!!! 🎉💃🎉 https://t.co/6VYsYty3QK #androiddev #gde https://t.co/gGdCqJMXkv
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOne more time: Diversity = hiring people from different groups and cultures. Inclusion = creating an environment where they can succeed.
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"@TpTdotcom is much more a community where resources are getting sold than it is a marketplace" @AdamFreed https://t.co/ImTA8hM7QwChange the face of angel investing. Join @PipelineAngels: https://t.co/TrapzGZGAu #changetheratio #angelinvesting https://t.co/SdzLgHyP0B
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1/29
2016
If your bootcamp is getting good use out of @exercism_io, please consider contributing to the @travis_fnd grant! https://t.co/s9Jl8rNWbR
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstEver wondered why so few video games have loading screen mini-games? Blame software patents. https://t.co/vZpP9Ml6jG https://t.co/jou2Lj8mXf
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThis post is a perfect example why I read @catehstn https://t.co/NWt7uK8cwg h/t @DBNess https://t.co/y9GR7P5MBu
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThis is why I don't fault anyone for opting out of it. It is very high risk/low reward in an industry where just existing is a risk for some
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAnnual reminder that doing diversity and inclusion work in addition to your regular work will always have negative repercussions. Always.
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@catehstn wrote some advice for men who like to give advice. https://t.co/qpLolz5TSS My fav part: https://t.co/dFsccXTNKd
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLove this profile of data scientist Diane Hu of @Etsy on @CareerContessa https://t.co/gx5EP3feEp https://t.co/vcMAszBbNh
1/28
2016
Join us 4 a live hangout with @katherine_kuan @puf and learn about @Android development #devstudyjam #StudyJamsLive https://t.co/7WPqyxLnyR
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMeet @BasiaCoulter, chapter leader for @gdirdu by checking out her spotlight https://t.co/kXD0LS8ABq! https://t.co/74BXJUYlqc
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe Disney movies our daughters watch on repeat? See how little women actually speak in them https://t.co/6akPgjTSyF https://t.co/b8G3h618CS
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1/27
2016
I've given multiple versions of that talk to different audiences, but the theme is the same: teaching helps you stay in touch with humility.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAnd @saronyitbarek brought up a talk I've given: What Beginners Teach Us https://t.co/DJ5VZNgTUZ and here's a video https://t.co/IGyQbIMieZ
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstTick-tock tick-tock - 5 days left to submit your awesome @postgresql talk for @PGConfUS! Don't forget! https://t.co/Cni1JaLXDO
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe Nebraska.Code() call for speakers is open! https://t.co/yA517xCicZ #NebraskaCode
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @__apf__ "Usable security is science, but not enough people treat it like science." #enigma2016 https://t.co/ZMLbCNooDu
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"Who Belongs in Tech?" Check out our latest Inclusion Labs study with @Pinterest. https://t.co/UTdMOGsyrr via @clrom
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstRSVP ☛ @ProPublica staff talk social strategy for their Patient Harm series at @HacksHackersNYC tomorrow — https://t.co/0biv5xnbks #HHNYC
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstopen invitation to asians in tech who care about a more equitable tech society: hit me up to be informed & learn to speak up. get involved.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstFOSS developer, dev intern openings and more: https://t.co/dgOHZazM9t https://t.co/gDmA0kNmSD
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNSF to pull funding from institutions that don't address (gendered) harassment. Huge. https://t.co/i5HUY76F2Z /via @JacquelynGill @chanders
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstTune in 12pm ET tmrw @SiriusXMStars Ch 109 for #girlsintech creating #apps to help their communities @LesleyChilcott @codegirlmovie #STEM
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstJoin the @DuckDuckGo Global Quack & Hack 2 Saturday, January 30 https://t.co/U1gRIhMjtP
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhy Google Will Not Be Diverse Anytime Soon |interesting take, there are ecosystem effects of communities in cities https://t.co/nuQW18kve5
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHopSkipDrive, The Ridesharing Startup For Kids, Grabs $10.2M In Series A Funding https://t.co/8xffZfoVAp by @fitztepper
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstGood morning! Have you proposed to speak at @CSVConference yet? Application is open until February 15! https://t.co/Akihq1auaS
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1/26
2016
@sarahsharp @outreachy @gsoc @XOrgFoundation @RailsGirlsSoC We've got lots of (paid) FOSS internships! https://t.co/dgOHZazM9t
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @sarahsharp I created a list https://t.co/U6Zq40iniM that has some more.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhat open source internship programs are out there besides @outreachy and @gsoc? There's @XOrgFoundation EVoC, @RailsGirlsSoC, @OSFramework
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst#cville #staunton #hburg Join @ann_lewis this Thursday for "#tech , where do I fit in?" Register: https://t.co/6mrTrS4Sxy
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1/25
2016
@jovialjoy happy birthday, world-changer!The Scully Effect - a perceptible increase of women entering the fields of science, medicine, and law enforcement https://t.co/LMYiMpjh8l
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst{FREE Live Class} Learn to Code & Get Hired. 1/28 @ 3pm. All attendees will get our ebook! https://t.co/9YCzl6gmEG https://t.co/W3EEtVY0PI
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe latest @FastForwardLabs newsletter is on ethics of machine intelligence. Check it out: https://t.co/swsKcuJNMx
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1/23
2016
Pssst.... @KierenJameson and I are presenting an #HourOfCode workshop at #16NTC! See you there? cc @codeorg #nptech https://t.co/CmSXNzQ6BR
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNeed a break from the snow? Don't just veg out in front of a screen - make something for it! Try out these Snow... https://t.co/QvIhTKQxXG
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCan you recommend spaces that can hold a ~300 person weekend-long event in NYC? I'm helping organize a thing, and it's research time.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHave our @leveleducation students work on data projects for you! Sign up here: https://t.co/qF74ssOpJC
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @SpaceAppsNYC thank you for the invite! Just sent a DM @olivierlacan congratulations!! 😍Preparations for @SpaceApps 2016 in NYC are underway! Interested in sponsoring? DM us! Check out 2015 sponsors: https://t.co/lkZRh826IK
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI'm pretty much convinced that if you want a team to go fast, a feeling of momentum is more important than a sense of urgency.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCOOLNESS Vimeo Is Going to Start Funding Female Filmmakers https://t.co/3KA4zcITjL via @WIRED
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstToday we launch year 3 of our #PublicVoices Fellowship at @ColumbiaU. Here are FAQs about the fellowship: https://t.co/BnNKxQnA26
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"As a former Outreachy intern, I strongly believe this program is making a huge change" @vkmc on @OpenStack interns. https://t.co/bKlsOpa9eC
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1/22
2016
Truth: much of software engineer is fixing other peoples code & refactoring old crusty code & stringing together frameworks & APIs. Dassit.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstSomehow people in the Valley have perpetuated this lie that all of software engineering is designing world changing algorithms.
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @EricaJoy there may be more asians in tech, but it's due to the stereotype that we behave and assimilate. https://t.co/NYgMqXXVpz
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @ewoyke huge congratulations to @techreview!! ;)Got sales skills? Want to use them for good? @codeforamerica needs someone to work on donations and sponsorships! https://t.co/TdKyFSDZ6r
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI'd love to hear people's ideas about how @CODE2040 can better evaluate candidates. Here, or marc@precipice.org. https://t.co/Sxse6yrChh
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCompanies: assessing for totally subjective things like "fun-loving" *inherently* invites bias into your hiring. https://t.co/zQ4Lpcu6eB
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1/21
2016
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