Software Developer's Journey

#72 Katrina Owen, one little piece at a time

October 22, 2019 Season 2 Episode 72
Software Developer's Journey
#72 Katrina Owen, one little piece at a time
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Software Developer's Journey
#72 Katrina Owen, one little piece at a time
Oct 22, 2019 Season 2 Episode 72
Timothée Bourguignon, Katrina Owen
Katrina Owen, one little piece at a time
Show Notes

Katrina first told us about her rocky start that had nothing to do with science or programming. She described the detours she took and how she finally woke up earning a living as a programmer some day. She explained how her first job in a fashion startup was a forming experience and how she picked her next job afterwards. We touched on her debut in public speaking and how it started an avalanche that led her -through hard work- to working for Github nowadays.

Katrina is an ecosystem engineer at GitHub. She accidentally became a developer while pursuing a degree in molecular biology. When programming, her focus is on automation, workflow optimization, and refactoring. She works primarily in Go and Ruby, contributes to several open source projects, and is the creator of exercism.io, a platform for code practice and programming mentorship.

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