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Vanessa Hurst @DBNess New York, NY

coder, teacher, learner, speaker. girl scout. @codemontage CEO. co-founder @girldevelopit & @writespeakcode. ♥ continuous learning, open tech, data, & gratitude

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.@briantippens is telling us about the different kinds of innovation: incremental vs disruptive vs heretical. @CoderDay
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstSitting at the. @girldevelopit table for #coderDay ! Already meeting some wonderful female coders! http://t.co/oN50thzrT4
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThere are 20 ppl in the room and 10 are AA female coders. Finally at a tech event where I'm in the majority. #coderDay #diversityinTech
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstGreat way to start off #CoderDay w/ @briantippens! @CodeMontage
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIt's exciting to hear @DBNess discuss why she founded @CodeMontage & encourage developers of all skills 2 contribute 2 Open Source #coderday
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@CodeNewbies I’ve caught up on l the episodes and NOW I’m at a @CodeMontage hackathon w/ @DBNess! :-)
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe want to be an intellectual, social & economic asset to every community where we do business. - @briantippens, on being #HPProud @CoderDay
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If you think the only thing we can do to increase women in tech is encourage girls, then you're part of the problem.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstEn route to Houston for tomorrow's @HP @CoderDay of Service by @CodeMontage http://t.co/2R7HioziMZ #CoderDay #HPProud
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAs they have for years, @adafruit honors Black History Month with its series of stories on black creators: https://t.co/LiX0S77VJX
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAnnouncing Hacking iCorruption, a hackathon in collaboration with @civicMIT Join us!: http://t.co/DqvwX20iVf #icorruption
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstlooking forward to @hp and @CodeMontage 's @coderday of Service tomorrow. Ready to give back & code for some amazing projects! Can't wait!
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@nickducoff @CodeMontage thank you!! appreciate the recs cc @courteneyervin @MinaMarkham :)En route to Houston today for tomorrow's HP Coder Day of Service by @CodeMontage http://t.co/nmeq2ozS27 #CoderDay #HPProudGreat 11min talk by @ChadDickerson of @Etsy re: power of networks in the BCorp movement http://t.co/INv4fHJKQj (hint: do business w/BCorps!)Is there a person, biz or org in tech that is making a difference in Cville? @cbicouncil is looking for nominations! http://t.co/k4io4EgUam
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstGood morning, early nerds. Newsletter: http://t.co/jppvxPTIBN On Leslie Knope: http://t.co/zKL2aA15xs On speaking up: http://t.co/29GqwKHVR9
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@antiheroine tearing up on the Leslie Knope section & how hard continuing to try for years can be. <3@vineetdevaiah @percival @tanyasoman Here are their beautiful faces, enjoy! :) http://t.co/rl7IzwqT4o
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstJoin our 500 Startups West Coast tour this spring & connect w/ @Percival & @TanyaSoman: http://t.co/z5JidvuabI http://t.co/f5N7YVT1Fq
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@beLaurie please ping me w/the RSVP link & will happily spread the word! Thanks for working to make this happen."Nothing does more to perpetuate injustice than good people who assume that injustice is caused by bad people." http://t.co/z37ktrnNya
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstTake action to end the gender technology gap! Sign the petition: http://t.co/GB2tQIuKuM #techgirls #womenintech via @GlobalFundWomen
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@dihaynes where's the app now? Maybe lessons learned could help @TurboVote? They're hiring BTW :)wow, I'm in fantastic company as a finalist for the RH Women in Open Source Award. Go and vote for anyone! :) http://t.co/8uSi7dBKKk
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe're still looking for one more software developer @TurboVote. Clojure, Rails, open source, elections, democracy, and beer all happen here.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMy daughter tells me her 9th bday is bittersweet."I'll never be 8 again and I loved being 8." #gratitude #bepresent http://t.co/iNWBDfsSYD
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOkay, just created a Black Women Who Code twitter list. @ me to add to the list. share and rt pls :) https://t.co/xJFfyJ1EQa
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@cabotventures two mentions of coding!! And an #HourOfCode shout out! Outstanding accomplishments, especially as an 8 year old :) @codeorg@lsblakk congrats to you & to Pinterest!! :)We're thrilled @BrianTippens will keynote HP Coder Day of Service #Houston Sat Feb 28! http://t.co/6ihj9TxzXt RSVP http://t.co/tRBroWaG2I
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHOUSTON - Join @HP & @CodeMontage Saturday for a day of coding to improve the world. http://t.co/FHCL5fToy7 #CoderDay #HPProud
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI was so nervous beforehand. If you are nervous about leaping to something new, happy to talk to you. I could not be happier.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIt’s been really great to just stretch my brain in all sorts of new ways. I’m so glad I hopped. I highly recommend making leaps like this.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThree weeks at @18F, and I’m now comfortable with Jekyll, GitHub, the terminal, and like 30 tools I hadn’t known about. I love this.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLaunched a new @KhanAcademy course on making webpages interactive with HTML, CSS, JS, and our good friend, the DOM: http://t.co/hNAji5UTk4
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@modavive thank you!!Having lots of privilege and subconscious biases doesn't make us bad people. There's no need to defend ourselves when it's pointed out.
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@rockchick322004 @angelicaross @sarahkunst @rosatolen \o/!Our cofounder @alexisohanian is speaking @tomtomfest in C-Ville weekend of Apr 17 - tickets are available at http://t.co/k3ah5TJKRA
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@mkapor i believe the threats around job destruction, income inequality, and concentration of power are guaranteed: http://t.co/ci4eZC56jR
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI'm a big fan of coaching & Recommend this remote-friendly #Startup Coaching Group by Monica Phillips (@BodegaBay1) http://t.co/qQQgim1U7x@TheOpEdProject @susanmcp1 @UNRefugeeAgency woohoooooo!!!We're excited to be the featured nonprofit on @AOL tomorrow! Visit http://t.co/yEMTenqfvj 2/24 to see our highlight. http://t.co/KaL0uzThkQ
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The lack of diversity in #cybersecurity is hurting the field, says @NathanielFick. http://t.co/a3wsYqnD1M #NewAmCyber
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstJoin the first ever STEM Heroes Edit-a-thon online @WhiteHouse today 5-7pm EST. Thanks @smithmegan @whitehouseostp https://t.co/xFhWpeu2qC
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDid you know you can pre-order my new book SUPERBETTER now?! YOU TOTALLY CAN!!! It's powered by the science of games. http://t.co/W4anyAroLP
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstKnow a tech nonprofit in need of funding & mentors? @FfwdOrg's nonprofit accelerator application is open. #tech4good http://t.co/Kh8LIYM9aD
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@beckyleven @CodeMontage @UHouston thank you!! <3Is there a #GirlDevelopIt chapter in YOUR city? Find yours & get involved! All cities are looking for teachers & TAs. http://t.co/22NQKLDXhy
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIf you read one article today, please make it this one by former pro skateboarder Kathy Sierra http://t.co/SlHYM8ROlw http://t.co/2r2kqubs37
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@lana_VK hi Lana! I'd love to meet when I'm in Houston this weekend for Coder Day https://t.co/lXO4yoFxxa if you're around! :)@acodeinprogress @CodeMontage bahaha <3We can’t wait to hear from @leeanndrees, @eljmitch, @madalynrose, & @BridgetsRant at tonight’s panel discussion! What ?s would you ask them?
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMake a difference! Join @CodeMontage HP Coder Day of Service http://t.co/jgwpkaQ11W
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstFirst time w/postgres @ #coderday yesterday. Changed site over to postgres today & was *finally* able to deploy on heroku! @gdifortcollins
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Coders of Houston- Code for good with us Saturday Feb 28! RSVP to HP Coder Day of Service at @UHouston http://t.co/K4taW7SmVv #CoderDay #HTX
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Project pitches! What do they have in store for us? #dc #opendataday http://t.co/VkR8GJNUKX http://t.co/7GirXIGZT5
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Let us know if your FOSS organization would like to offer internships or your company would like to sponsor them. https://t.co/FdPjXMPKpP
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstPlease join us March 7th for our 2015 kick off event in #NYC https://t.co/40L48r9jTu
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMy startup is hiring another developer. Use tech for good to improve attendance with us. https://t.co/O61FvE3VXO #tech #tech4good #nyc
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Did you see? NYC is the Global Mainstage for @SpaceApps, 2 years running! We're planning a HUGE festival & hackathon! http://t.co/YDNshqJ4Hl
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst3 great engineering management talks in 2014 (from @harper, @dylanr, @raffi @skamille) that I really enjoyed & why: https://t.co/2W58PcsLxt
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe just posted our #2015 #opensource and #gsoc2015 project ideas. http://t.co/Wv6GzQCEy0.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLucky for us, @jovialjoy's mission is to increase compassion through computation. She's doing great things with @code4rights!I am so grateful @jovialjoy exists! Thoughtful, driven pragmatist and idealist in all one friendly leader.Ready to hear from @lara_hogan during ALA: On Air? You might want to pick up a copy of Designing for Performance too: http://t.co/edGCXMBE1o
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstKicked off @CODE2040 Student Office Hours at Tapia! Big thanks to @Maira_Benjamin from @pandora_radio #Tapia2015 http://t.co/mwfcgPDQes
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDates & location announced! Join us September 16-18th in Dallas, Texas! http://t.co/AkaRVyKxCi
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Small foundations can make BIG change. @harnischfound's new site/strategy == fresh take on philanthropy http://t.co/MU0PdzfMCf #theNEWhfWant to present at a CTO Summit this year? The Call For Presentations has just launched - see link at bottom of page http://t.co/0GQSg3XUaZ
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@KushalP \o/ thanks so much!Many of us deal with illness daily; we've gotten really good at hiding it. On working in tech w/ a chronic illness: https://t.co/9AMeQCwY1l
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe're hiring a Python Evangelist! Apply and help us build a great product for your community and contribute to OSS! http://t.co/BTXOAGff0e
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Hey, check out the entries and vote for the DoGooder video awards! #nptech http://t.co/NXthBhx3NU
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstYes, it's true, I'm speaking at @nodeconf this year, and tickets are on sale! https://t.co/PjzRoxiPnl
Retweeted by Vanessa Hursttoday is the last day to apply for the @CODE2040 residency! spread the word in CHI, ATX, RDU! http://t.co/HYLARRM1fi cc @GoogleForEntrep
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstY'all I had such a great time at etsy this arvo. It is so inspiring to spend time at a tech co where I meet tech women actually THRIVING.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstGiving a talk at etsy this lunchtime. Mind blowing to be in a tech co office with this many women.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThanks @Entrepreneur! "10 Promising Startups Poised to Change the Way You Live, Work and Play" http://t.co/vYeav2ID2B we're in good company!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstVery excited to be speaking at Codemotion next month in Rome http://t.co/81c7KadOuu 💚🇮🇹❤️
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@StefanieCronin @wonderwomentech the top 3 hosts of your women's empowerment event are men -- I'd recommend highlighting some women firstI'm speaking on the new hotness in Postgres 9.4 tonight in San Jose at the @Pivotal offices. If you have things you want to hear, ask now!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIf you'd like to contribute, check out the @girldevelopit #opensource repo here: http://t.co/Zc3HggDepS AND our docs: http://t.co/n0Qs44Iolz
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst3/3 Big thx to @KR1573N, @CorrinaJo, @Roenok, Irina, @MinaMarkham, @corinnepw, @DBNess, @staceyyturnage for getting it to the finish line!
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst2/3 The new @girldevelopit website vision started w/@gdirdu members @amygori, Chet Corey, Emily Bond, @therufs & has now come to life!
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst1/3 Incredibly proud to announce a project I have been helping lead launched today: the NEW @girldevelopit website! http://t.co/gdX0ipVBeD
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@Carey_NYC so great to meet you, too!! :DS/O to #opensource project leads @juliaelman @CorrinaJo @KR1573N @Roenok @DBNess &core contributors @amygori @therufs Chet Corey, Emily Bond
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Check out @DBNess (CEO of @codemontage) and more on our list of inspirational women to watch in 2015! http://t.co/pWYzzdOj4z
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHaving fun @gdirdu at Code+Coffee at Francesca's in Durham. http://t.co/c93qgbcoY1
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@lynnlangit have a link? We'd love to promote via @CodeMontage & help drive code contributions!@MinaMarkham love me some @shondarhimes, sounds like an excellent holiday!Did you see @fiftyshades this weekend? Here's my review: @thetakeaway http://t.co/4b484vpsa1 #fiftyshadesofgrey #realworldsex #sextech
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDisrupting reality: Silicon Valley is busy ignoring the real world https://t.co/s8KXtrHIn5 by @jank0
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstToday is Susan B. Anthony day, so grateful she lived and fought for my right to vote! Read about her, she's cool http://t.co/e8RkegsT4F
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAwesome @Astro_Cady filming @SpaceApps promo video. Mark your calendar: April 10-12. 130 locations in 60 countries. http://t.co/LxvJG0WsHA
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@WhiteHouse Presidential Innovation Fellows apps open! Apply (srsly). https://t.co/yIi8HkzdTG My experience as a PIF http://t.co/uRE8cJSQoR
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Apparently the term #geeks is passé. @BlackGirlsCode just schooled me. 'we're just girls who like tech #hackgirlsrights @GlobalFundWomen
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstPromoted more than 60(!!) professional programmers' conferences' CFPs this week. Plus diversity scholarships & much more.
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