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Meet our speakers – tyranja

Next in our interview series with the ROSS conf Berlin speakers: 'tyranja', who works on the Speakerinnen project - which aims to increase the visibility and participation of women at (but not limited to) conferences, panels and talk shows.

How did you get into Ruby?

I got in Ruby with the help of the Rails Girls I went to the second Rails Girls workshop that was organized in Berlin years ago.

What do you like best about working on Open Source Software? And what do you like least?

I like the friendly atmosphere, the political aspect of sharing knowledge and helping each other regardless of their whereabouts. I didn't find anything I don't like yet… Ok,sometimes I don't like that most of the people there seem to have no kids and don't understand the obligation you have with a family.

Any side project you are currently working on?

I am also working on - displaying the percentages of women and men speaking at conferences - and

Personal life hack or tool you couldn't do without?

My collection of useful commands and notes on my computer.

Come hack on Speakerinnen with tyranja at ROSS conf Berlin. Get your ticket if you haven't done so yet!

Posted on Sep 6 by Floor

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