dsc09762I am an enthusiastic and engaging speaker. I am interested in public speaking on the topics of :

  • technical customer support & documentation;
  • customer development;
  • product development and customer/ user experience;
  • leadership and career development; and
  • technology for activism and social justice.


Upcoming Talks & Events



Past Talks & Events

March 2023 – “Becoming Data Driven…No Data Resource Required.” part of TheLoops “How Now” Series (video)

April 2022 -“Don’t Squander Your Inheritance: Expert Tips for Taking Over A Legacy Team: The Lead Dev NY 2022 (w/ Stacy Justino)

January 2022 – “Building Laterally: Visions of Mutual Power” hosted by Code for Science and Society (video)

October 2019: “Rewrite the Docs! Notes from the Radical IT Department” – All Things Open 2019 – Raleigh, NC  (blogpost)

June 2019: “What’s happening with school food?” – Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center – Brooklyn, NY

May 2019: “Listening At Scale: How to Glean Actionable Insights from Support & Success” – Empower 2019 (Guru) – (video) – Philadelphia, PA

May 2018: “Making Them Pay: Tales from The Immutable Stack” – Paymentsfn 2018 (video) (blogpost) – Durham, North Carolina

May 2018: “Rewrite the Docs! Notes from the Radical IT Department” – Write The Docs Portland 2018 (video) (blogpost) – Portland, Oregon

February 2017: “Making Developers on Support Work For Everyone –  The Lead Developer (video)(slides) – New York, NY

November 2016: “Where to Next?: Tips for Evaluating Growth Opportunities” – SupConf NYC (video) (slides) – New York, NY

June 2015 – Visting Subject Matter Expert – SynBio LEAP – Asilomar, California

June 2013: “That’s What She Said: A Few Reasons Why Women Don’t Contribute to Open Source and a Few Reasons Why They Should” (slides) – Write Speak Code 2013