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Jessica Goulding

Jessica Goulding
Developer and Marketer, Self-Employed

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Jessica spent 8 years in marketing, becoming an expert in SEO and Social Media, when a passion sparked for web development. Her interest began while doing marketing and customizing Wordpress themes to help small business clientele build websites. After two years, she decided to dive right into being a full-time developer and in the summer of 2012 I taught myself Ruby on Rails and advanced HTML and CSS. She has since worked with everything from the command line, git, bootstrap integration, heroku, amazon web services, pivotal tracker, postgres and mysql database setup.

A forever student, after entering the world of development she gained a passion for attending developer conferences and leaving more inspired and knowledgable. Currently she is attending Turing.IO, a software development school based in Denver, Colorado.

Sessions

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.