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|Mission Creek Festival||Iowa City, IA||6-7 April 2018|
|Front-End Camp (keynote)||Chicago, IL||3 June 2017|
|CodeDaze (keynote)||Buffalo, NY||15-16 Sept 2016|
|Open Source & Feelings||Seattle, WA||2-3 Oct 2015|
|Beyond the Code||Ottawa, Canada||21 Sept 2015|
|Prototypes, Process & Play||Chicago, IL||6-7 Aug 2015|
|InclusiveDev||online||8 Mar 2015|
|DBCx Chicago||Chicago, IL||4 Dec 2014|
|Øredev||Malmö, Sweden||3-7 Nov 2014|
|At the Front-End||Copenhagen, Denmark||4 Nov 2014|
|FOWA Boston (keynote)||Boston, MA||28 Oct 2014|
|Nickel City Ruby (keynote)||Buffalo, NY||3-4 Oct 2014|
|BlendConf||Charlotte, NC||11-13 Sept 2014|
|Distill||San Francisco, CA||7-8 Aug 2014|
|WDCNZ||Wellington, New Zealand||31 Jul 2014|
|Future Insights Live||Las Vegas, NV||16-20 Jun 2014|
|Rustbelt Refresh||Cleveland, OH||6 Jun 2014|
|cf.Objective() (keynote)||Bloomington, MN||13-16 May 2014|
|Kalamazoo X Conference||Kalamazoo, MI||26 Apr 2014|
|Refactor Chicago||Chicago, IL||20 Nov 2013|
|Diversitech312||Chicago, IL||11 Nov 2013|
|Øredev||Malmö, Sweden||4-8 Nov 2013|
|Passion Projects @ GitHub||San Francisco, CA||29 Oct 2013|
|Geekfest @ Groupon||Chicago, IL||24 Sept 2013|
|Strange Loop (keynote)||St. Louis, MO||19-20 Sept 2013|
|Prototype Camp||Chicago, IL||24 Aug 2013|
|Apple Store||Chicago, IL||10 Jul 2013|
|Refresh Chicago||Chicago, IL||26 Jun 2013|
|Moxie Conference||Chicago, IL||27 Apr 2013|
|Kalamazoo X Conference||Kalamazoo, MI||13 Apr 2013|
|Geekfest @ Groupon||Chicago, IL||19 Feb 2013|
|Codemash||Sandusky, OH||8–11 Jan 2012|
|SCNA||Chicago, IL||9–10 Nov 2012|
|Chicago Web Conf||Chicago, IL||5–6 Oct 2012|
|Scottish Ruby Conference||Edinburgh, Scotland||29–30 Jun 2012|
|Weapons of Mass Creation||Cleveland, OH||8–10 Jun 2012|
|Queen City Merge||Cincinnati, OH||10–11 May 2012|
|Stir Trek: Avengers Edition||Columbus, OH||4 May 2012|
|Kalamazoo X Conference||Kalamazoo, MI||21 Apr 2012|
|CodePaLOUsa||Louisville, KY||15–17 Mar 2012|
|Web Heroines - Emerge||online||16–18 Jan 2012|
|Codemash||Sandusky, OH||11–13 Jan 2012|
|SCNA||Chicago, IL||18–19 Nov 2011|
Listen to Your and (All) Mothers
Creating family-inclusive tech communities.
A lightning talk version of my Chuck Jones talk focusing on leadership and management.
How to be a good web design mentor.
The art of being awesome.
How To Not Be an Expert
A manifesto for the anti-expert.
Redesigning the Interface
Making software make sense to everyone.
Adventures in Prototyping
How to make simple, solid HTML/CSS prototypes.
Cartoons and Creativity
What I learned from animator Chuck Jones.
The Superhero's Guide to Avoiding Community Burnout
How to take care of yourself while changing the world.
Teaching Our CSS To Play Nice
Discussing CSS organization, tools and best practices across large projects and teams.
How To Change the World with a Girl and a Computer
My story about coming to a career in technology and how we can create ways to encourage and support women doing the same.
Digging deeper into the design process by providing resources and tools beginners can use to improve their own projects.
Developers Can't Design
(And other completely untrue design myths.) Demystifying the process of designing for websites and applications by explaining the principles of design and how they relate to development.
Unlocking the Clubhouse
Developing software education and practices for diverse beginners. Looking at the statistics of minorities in technology and the experiences of people creating new communities dedicated to bringing more diverse beginners into the field.