Grace Hopper, here I come!

I’ve wanted to speak at a conference since the first An Event Apart (awesome web conference from A List Apart people) I attended about a decade ago. With that goal in mind, I joined Toastmasters last December to build my confidence. I’m very pleased to announce that I’m conducting a …

Applied to speak at Grace Hopper Conference!

Even if I don’t get accepted to speak, I’m so glad to finally overcome this hurdle. I love speaking off the cuff to even very large groups of people, but get a little nervous when it’s a prepared talk. That’s why I joined Toastmasters in December, and that’s why I …

Mom lessons for the workplace

Before my son arrived on June 30th, I was a little concerned that my maternal instincts would compete with my professional instincts, …

Zoosk UX Team Blog

The Zoosk UX Team now has it’s very own blog! In our first post, we discuss our design principles. Good designs, to …

Overcoming Stage Fright

My last post (from a loooong time ago) was about being daunted by speaking on stage. Well… I’m taking a stand-up comedy …

Stage Fright

I’m at An Event Apart in Boston right now, feeling inspired and somewhat exasperated — I’m inspired by seeing fantastic speakers talk …

Thoughts on women in tech

My blog has been neglected because I’ve been so busy running the Women’s Javascript Study Group and doing related networking. O’Reilly wants …