I had never done anything computer science-related until college. I was elated to discover computer science because, with just a computer, the possibilities were endless.
By working on ToyNet, I’ve grown as a product designer, researcher, cross-functional collaborator, and user advocate.
There is a crisis in our country. And most of us have no idea it’s even happening.
ToyNet is a tool to help incarcerated veterans transition into tech jobs. It’s also a pet-project of mine that helped me transition from software engineer to site reliability engineer.
Technology plays a substantial role in our mental health.
Every single one of us is trying to obtain new skills, and we are determined to make a positive impact on our community along the way.
Have you ever wondered what’s going on behind the scenes that makes it possible to send emails, connect to others, and read the words I’ve typed here?
My belief that society would be remiss to overlook the potential of incarcerated veterans is only one example of how I express my larger belief that when we fully invest in others, they grow and reinvest.
I knew then that I wanted to work with these men who at one point raised their right hand like I did… who at one point made a mistake like I did. Everyone deserves a second chance.