Speaking

If you have an idea for a talk or workshop or would like me to speak at your meetup, conference, hackathon, or company (virtually, of course), please get in touch.

Upcoming Speaking Gigs

Got an idea for a talk or workshop? Hit me up!

Past Speaking Gigs

Looking for past slide decks? Check them out here.

TechTogether Boston - Building an AWS-powered Web App with AWS Amplify
07 November 2020 - The Internet (the code we wrote)

5 LAKES Front - Does Your Codebase Spark Joy?
13 November 2020 - Milwaukee, WI Cancelled due to COVID-19

Computer Science Association - Building a Web App with AWS Amplify
28 October 2020 - The Internet (the code we wrote)

Computer Science Association - Workshop: Building a Static Website with AWS Amplify
21 October 2020 - The Internet

Computer Science Association - Web Development on AWS
14 October 2020 - The Internet

NDC Oslo - Does Your Codebase Spark Joy?
11 June 2020 - Oslo, Norway Virtual due to COVID-19 (video)

Open Source North - Setting Yourself Up for Failure: Cultivating a Culture Where Failure Is Celebrated
20 May 2020 - Bloomington, MN Cancelled due to COVID-19

MinneAMA: How to Rock Pair Programming
22 April 2020 - The Internet

IoT Hack Day 2019 - Judge
26 October 2019 - Saint Paul, MN

Geekettes @ Twin Cities Startup Week - Inclusion & Diversity in Tech Panel
10 October 2019 - Saint Paul, MN

WIT Twin Cities - Podcast
08 October 2019 - Minneapolis, MN

Hack the Gap - Judge
5-6 October 2019 - Saint Paul, MN

Cream City Code - Shiny objects are cool, but so is building products people use
4-5 October 2019 - Milwaukee, WI

NDC Oslo - Shiny objects are cool, but so is building products people use (video)
19 June 2019 - Oslo, Norway

MPLS Junior Devs: Shiny objects are cool, but so is building products people use
14 May 2019 - Minneapolis, MN

Minnebar - Shiny objects are cool, but so is building products people use (video)
27 April 2019 - Bloomington, MN

Lunch & Learn: Building Your Tech Team
4 April 2019 - Minneapolis, MN

Lunch & Learn: Building Your Tech Team
31 January 2019 - Minneapolis, MN

Lunar Startups Lunch & Learn: Building out your tech team
18 December 2018 - Saint Paul, MN

5th Annual WE* Conference: Start Small, Think Big + Grow - Failure is Good for Business (Closing Keynote)
22 March 2018 - Minneapolis, MN

Silicon Northstars - Mentor Meetup
18 November 2017 - Minneapolis, MN

Silicon Northstars
23 September 2017 - Minneapolis, MN

Saint Paul Innovation Cabinet: Conversations on Innovation
21 February 2017 - Saint Paul, MN

3rd Annual Hack the Gap All-Women Hackathon
14-15 January 2017 - Minneapolis, MN

The Iron Yard - Don’t Let the CLI Scare You: A Command Line Crash Course
2 December 2016

Fireside Chat with Local Diversity and Inclusion Leaders
28 September 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

Pitch Fest 2016 - Twin Cities Startup Week
23 September 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

Women in Tech and Startups - The Real Journey - Hack the Gap at Twin Cities Startup Week
20 September 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

Women in Tech and Science: Making the Work Accessible and Communicating with our Next Generation of Girls - Northstar Science Film Festival
17 September 2016 - Saint Paul, MN

Twin Cities Geekettes - Don’t Let the CLI Scare You: A Command Line Crash Course
14 September 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

Women in Engineering and Science at Target Meetup
26 May 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

2nd Annual Hack the Gap All-Women Hackathon
14-15 May 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

Community: Making the leap from attendee to organizer @ Minnebar
23 April 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

Coach/Mentor for Twin Cities Startup Weekend Education
26-28 February 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

6th MN Entrepreneur Kick Off
23 February 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

IEEE UMN Student Branch - Startup Panel
30 November 2015 - Minneapolis, MN

Why we all need more women who can code: An open discussion on closing the gender gap
13 November 2015 - Bloomington, MN

Moderator and Co-organizer for 2015 Pitch Fest
11 September 2015 - Minneapolis, MN

Judge for 2015 Minnesota Cup
August 2015 - Minneapolis, MN

DevOpsDays MSP - Stop Blogging About Women in Tech
8 July 2015 - Minneapolis, MN

HackTheGap.MN
16-17 May 2015 - Minneapolis, MN

Judge for 2015 Technovation[MN] Appapalooza
3 May 2015 - Minneapolis, MN

Panelist for “Platform for the Future” - More info on Kinetic Enthusiasts Group (KEG) Conference
5 May 2015 - Minneapolis, MN

CoCo DreamCast with Don Ball & Garrio Harrison - CoCo DreamCast Episode 9
23 March 2015 - Minneapolis, MN

Twin Cities Geekettes - Don’t Let the CLI Scare You: A Command Line Crash Course
11 March 2015 - Minneapolis, MN

Grace Hopper Celebration - A Day in the Life of a Technical Consultant
8-10 October 2014 - Phoenix, AZ

That Conference - Leave No Trace: Test Driven Development Using the SOLID Principles
11-13 August 2014 - Wisconsin Dells, WI

MinneBar 9 - A Talk About Talks (video)
12 April 2014 - Minneapolis, MN

Twin Cities Code Camp 16 - Agile Testing with a Side of TDD
5 April 2014 - Minneapolis, MN

Google Dev Fest Twin Cities - How to Succeed as an Independent Developer
8 February 2014 - Minneapolis, MN

Chippewa Valley Code Camp - Developing Productivity
2 November 2013 - Eau Claire, WI

Twin Cities Code Camp 15 - Developing Productivity
19 October 2013 - Minneapolis, MN

Agile Day Twin Cities - The Buddy System: A Look at Pair Programming
2 November 2012 - Minneapolis, MN

Twin Cities Code Camp 12 - Gain Confidence with Continuous Integration
14-15 April 2012 - Minneapolis, MN

Code Freeze - Continuous Integration Basics with Jenkins
12 January 2012 - Minneapolis, MN