Shaving My Head Made Me a Better Programmer

Shaving My Head Made Me a Better Programmer
50m

Alex Qin tells the true story of her physical transformation, and the surprising and drastic ways in which it affected how she was perceived and treated as a programmer. She also covers the effects of unconscious bias, micro-aggressions, and stereotype threat within our community, and how to make engineering teams and our entire field more inclusive to all, and thusly more successful.

Speaker

Alex Qin

alex qin

programmer, educator, public speaker | founder@codecooperative | director of technology (link: http://gakko.org) gakko.org | teaching everyone to build #radicalTechnology