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Elaine Marino

Elaine Marino
Owner, LadyCoder Productions

Website | @elaine_marino | Attendee Directory Profile

Elaine Marino is a Ruby on Rails coder, marketer and entrepreneur with a 13-year background in strategic marketing and brand-building for Fortune 500 companies. Her ability to communicate effectively, manage large-scale projects, build brands and communities as well as web applications, puts her in a unique position within the software sector. There is a sweet-spot where technology enhances the lives of people and communities — that is where she thrives.

She founded LadyCoders Boulder, a 2-day career career conference for 60 women software engineers, hosted at Google Boulder. LadyCoders Boulder provides tangible, real-world advice to women engineers to advance their careers.

Sessions

Community
E144
Elaine Marino (LadyCoder Productions)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 6 ratings)
The United States needs more tech talent. Period. And yet there is a solution — Grow Developers. My talk will cover all the many ways this community can actively solve the lack of talent problem, and at the same time give solutions for also growing the female and minority tech populations. People will walk away with a 3-tiered approach for growing developers and growing diversity. Read more.
Community | Education
D137/138
Elaine Marino (LadyCoder Productions), Jessica Goulding (Self-Employed)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
This talk is going to provide insight into what’s it’s like to view Software Development as an outsider, who happens to be an experienced successful professional. I will also tackle the issues that are implicit with imposter syndrome, such as how to grow developers, how to grow diversity, fixing broken hiring practices, and what it’s like to be afraid of open source. Read more.