I don’t say this lightly: Lindsey Austinson may be one of the sweetest people I have yet to come by on my coding journey.
Not only did Lindsey offer enlightening information about her profession – user experience (UX) – (something I am not so familiar with), she also shared great advice for beginners wanting to break into the coding world. Advice that makes you want to keep pushing along with the going gets tough.
When I first began Learn to Code With Me (LTCWM) a few months ago, I just wanted to get it up and running. I didn’t want to bury myself in creating a website from scratch – it would take too long to complete.
However, the more I continued to create content for LTCWM, build the readership, etc., the more I wanted to transfer off the generic WordPress theme I started with.
The problem, though,
Sam Wright, from South Africa, is on a mission to empower and engage fellow South African women in the realm of technology.
After freelancing for several tech publications, Wright realized through writing, reviewing and speaking to other women that women consume technology differently than men. As a result, Wright wanted to create a place on the internet that catered to women, girls, moms, etc.
To achieve this, Wright created “Tech Girl“, where she is the editor as well as a content creator.
Coming across the GA Dash Tumblr theme tutorial was like a Godsend.
In the past I scoured the internet for making-your-own Tumblr theme guidance but always came out empty-handed. Either it was some specific how-to on a personal Tumblr account or an outdated Youtube video that skimmed the surface.
So I was thrilled when I inadvertently stumbled on the Dash tutorial for making your own Tumblr theme from scratch. I jumped into it immediately.
After fulfilling her childhood dream by becoming a journalist, Amy Vernon was crushed when she was suddenly laid off about five and a half years ago. Fortunately, Vernon rebounded in no time – mostly thanks to her social media savvy.
Today Vernon is an online marketing expert living in NYC. She does social media marketing consulting for companies of all sizes. Moreover, she has been featured on Mashable‘s Twitter lists of social media mavens to follow and is the top female submitter of all time on Digg.com.