The Team at GrizzHacks
An Interview with Cassidy Williams, Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify
Cassidy is a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. She's worked for several other places, including CodePen, Amazon, and Venmo, and she's had the honor of working with various non-profits, including cKeys and Hacker Fund as their Director of Outreach. She's active in the developer community, and one of Glamour Magazine's 35 Women Under 35 Changing the Tech Industry and LinkedIn's Top Professionals 35 & Under. As an avid speaker, Cassidy has participated in several events including the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing, TEDx, the United Nations, and dozens of other technical events. She wants to inspire generations of STEM students to be the best they can be, and her favorite quote is from Helen Keller: "One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar." She loves mechanical keyboards and karaoke. In this episode, listen to Cassidy talk about finding mentorship and how to stand out as an engineer. Cassidy also reflects on her favorite projects from her time at Venmo, Clarifai, CodePen and Netlify. Shownotes: Connect with Cassidy on her Twitter (https://twitter.com/cassidoo) or GitHub (https://github.com/cassidoo). Subscribe to Cassidy's weekly web dev newsletter (https://cassidoo.co/newsletter/) and check out her course on Building Reusable React (https://scrimba.com/learn/reusablereact).
Duration: 26 min