Amy Simmons: From journalist to web developer

We interview superstar coder Amy Simmons on what makes her tick, why she made the career change from journalist to coder and what she loves about her new career. Also, the importance of PASSION!

Timestamps

  • 0:11 Amy’s fancy office
  • 1:04 Ansarada – what does it do?
  • 1:55 A typical work day for Amy
  • 3:00 Taylor Swift
  • 3:13 Amy’s career move from journalism to coding
  • 5:17 What got Amy hooked on coding?
  • 6:27 What sort of person would be attracted to coding?
  • 7:41 The importance of PASSION
  • 9:22 Empowerment through coding
  • 10:24 Amy’s gold star
  • 11:03 Girls and coding careers
  • 12:41 How can you get into coding?
  • 14:44 Get in touch with Amy (@amesimmons on Twitter)
  • 15:30 The super-supportive tech community
  • 17:12 The fun Q&A!

Contacting Amy
TWITTER: @amesimmons
EMAIL: amysimmons.abc@gmail.com