Learning on the Fly: Life as a Professional Polyglot Programmer

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Meet us online for a talk by Sarah Withee about Life as a Professional Polyglot Programmer. We'll have time for a meet & greet before the talk as well as Q&A with the speaker at the end.

About the Talk:

Every week Sarah live streams working on Code Thesaurus, a tool that lets polyglot developers compare and learn programming languages side by side. But how did Sarah end up the kind of person that would write a polyglot tool?

Sarah will explore what her experiences as a generalist developer have taught her not only about programming but about teams and learning styles. She’ll share her many successes and struggles through her career. Finally she’ll help you learn how to harness your own polyglotness (if you have it). Come learn about the types of developers you may not have been aware of!

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Sarah Withee is a polyglot software engineer, international public speaker, teacher and mentor, and hardware and robot tinkerer located in Pittsburgh, PA. She has a passion for technology, and has ever since she wrote her first computer programs in elementary school. She captivates audiences with both popular and powerful technical and anecdotal talks. She gives workshops to teach programming and hardware building to women in tech, as well as to students of all ages. She's mentored middle and high school robotics teams to world championships. She's even helped organize six conferences, been on a Google Year in Search video, and started the viral hashtag #SpeakerConfessions.

She passionately tries to connect with people and communities, both online and offline, and encourage and support new people going in tech. She even started a podcast to try to help boost underrepresented groups in tech.


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This online meetup hosted by Andromeda Galactic Solutions. https://www.andromedagalactic.com/

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