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Valarie Regas

Valarie Regas

Valarie Regas is a youngling developer, a Georgia Tech coding boot camp graduate, and a veteran mommy. She holds a BA in Psychology and currently works as a Web Development TA at Georgia Tech. After years being a stay-at-home mom, she decided to change her life by entering Tech, and has learned a lot along the way. She enjoys mixed martial arts fighting, table-top role playing games, public speaking, creating tiny humans, and political activism.

Sessions

Saturday 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Beyond Code Track Solaria B

Proper Care and Feeding of Jr. Developers

Jr. Developers require more than just a first job; they need help, and they need it from YOU. More than just a weekly coaching session. More than the odd email with feedback. This talk will focus on concrete, actionable tasks which can be implemented by mid- and Sr. Developers to help their Jr. teammates be more effective, more efficient, and more independent at work. A chain is only as strong as it's weakest link; learn how to strengthen your team with me.