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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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Joined Twitter 3/10/09

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Data people! Help Planned Parenthood with this data analysis competition: Modeling Women's Health Care Decisions http://t.co/qIWYebCGZJ
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"Building Smart & Opinionated Security Warnings" from @__apf__ live 7pm tonight here: http://t.co/feErHx0CCB info: http://t.co/Fj7Ua8ijGHHacker School is now the Recurse Center: https://t.co/11kxJmaHqP
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Join #GovTechHack Fri and Sat, March 27-28 w/ @CODE2040 @codeforamerica @anitaborg_org @TechSuperwomen in SF #opengov http://t.co/LVmgXhHHKr
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@Souders @MarkZeman @SpeedCurve \o/! Congrats!@ABKing12 sketchhhhh. So excited to see you!!@ABKing12 wooohooooo!!! \o/!It's time to register or submit your idea for Hacks for Philly Democracy event this weekend http://t.co/1m31obaVCF #OpenData @CodeForPhilly
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWelcoming @puppetlabs as a Platinum #AdaCamp sponsor again, first in 2015! Thank you for your support of women! https://t.co/8HMnZK2mV1
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And if you're talented & in tech, you don't have to help start Twitter to help improve government. Look at @USDS + @18F today—they need you!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstPUMPED for @XYZFactor: The @DoSomething Guide to Creating a Culture of Impact http://t.co/ZOKymbwoSP by @NancyLublin & @alyssarudermanThere is so much potential to make our government more responsive, and seeing one of tech's best talents tackle the challenge is inspiring.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI'm ecstatic that @whitehouse named @goldman our country's first Chief Digital Officer. https://t.co/miIRxrITHd http://t.co/8msSuJhZDS
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@cvharquail thank you!!@kimxtom @CvilleTechWomen @TomTomFest \o/!Mentorship is important! @afsenyc and @iMentorTweets celebrate Esi for being an honored guest at #WHScienceFair @dbness @whitehouseostp
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe love it when amazing kids shine! Congrats to @afsenyc student Esi for being an honored guest at #WHScienceFair @dbness @whitehouseostp.
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Want to help make @bangbangcon great? Tell a friend about us and ask them to put in a talk proposal! http://t.co/zvdiXDd1Sm <3
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This is a great read for those interested in engineering leadership. An interview with @jessicamckellar http://t.co/Bc5dryHRYU
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"Don't think because you're in the room you're thinking of everybody" #ghc1nyc #ghc1
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"I've always been more interested in the future than the past" grace hopper #ghc1nyc http://t.co/PYqavpiiWy
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOne of the best pieces to date on racism and the Oklahoma frat scandal, by my friend & colleague @chloeangyal: http://t.co/SPTDHUOzOg
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe're only one day away! Thank you to @pace_seidenberg for hosting! #wsc2015conf
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe also accept pull requests for the @rubytogether website if you notice something wrong or missing <3 https://t.co/kuUfMxbH6M
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"If something is a core value for you, the best place to put it is in your business model." -@Politepix
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAll it takes to violate @instagram ToS: write #BlackLivesMatter on a @Starbucks cup. #RaceTogether http://t.co/3JY0suFdwg
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I'm excited to be on the board of @rubytogether, a new community effort to stabilize & grow Ruby's infrastructure. https://t.co/ifSLyX5vMw
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLooking forward to the Founders Summit at @TomTomFest in #Cville April 17 http://t.co/1PZjKKvimC - join us?Excited about next week's @codeascraft talk, and also this will be our first event with an explicit code of conduct https://t.co/rs9FHO4z3F
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNYC: you'd be lucky to hear the brilliant Adrienne Porter Felt (@__apf__) live at @CodeAsCraft Thurs 3/26 6:30-9p http://t.co/qnxnTy1ip4Brilliance alert: "Building Smart & Opinionated Security Warnings" by @__apf__ http://t.co/jIMxgKmOWk streamed 7p EST 3/26 by @CodeAsCraftJoin our Global Makeathon! Host your own munching & making event on 3/28 & 29 http://t.co/ycad2Jf0NE #InventAnything http://t.co/MPvjwC4rLg
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOur very own @beckysblank will be speaking at @aafcincinnati 20 Min + A Beer Mon, Mar. 26: http://t.co/sZC35NZdfX #womenintech @ample
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@lynnlangit \o/! I'll reach out via email soon!
One of the most elegant and powerful talks I've seen: @lrnrd on nothing (and everything): http://t.co/30RzhRWkpp http://t.co/wOjA4GVxbL
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Theory: 90% of the women you know in tech are saving up against the day they rage quit their jobs.
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@asana thought y'all might appreciate the love letter to Asana embedded in this interview on @iwantherjob :) https://t.co/v6NqzZXd7N
\o/ So psyched RT @juliaelman: *Thrilled* to announce that I've joined the amazing team @18F! http://t.co/voNnp1Lq8NPressing play: http://t.co/yuNvPUJf5F
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@DarkHorse_777 @UVAInnovation @DashaTyshlek @azorychta \o/!Startup activity is everywhere, including #cville! @UVAInnovation @DashaTyshlek @azorychta @DBNess #uva http://t.co/YPPQ5SCtcL
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My business idols? @6gems & @dbness - taking their vision for a better world & bringing it to life! http://t.co/52cwAUZe2A #techgirls
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@6Gems @kimxtom DITTO TO THE MAX <3
This has been stuck in my head for two solid days. Time to spread the love. https://t.co/gcMu9IOoMj
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About Gigaom http://t.co/gHu2JLVuJU
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMy first @NPR appearance w/ @ivannagutierrez http://t.co/ZH9i5YEexP @ncwit @lucysanders http://t.co/EOSH39MUOv
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@CallbackWomen the DevopsDays New York CFP is open and we'd love to get some awesome proposals http://t.co/fnDAv1m5Zo
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#InspiredBy Our incredible community leaders @shoshizilla, @elizmerkhofer, @iteles, @jesslynnrose, @TanviSethi, @vedikad, @supervasi
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstExcited that @WriteSpeakCode is back! If you want to be a better writer, speaker, and/or OS contributor, go!!! http://t.co/PJYmScHI2s
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I don't think I've mentioned my guides lately - got four of 'em filled with free content > https://t.co/AlnVcENzk0 http://t.co/V6Eb4LWwla
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstICYMI, @DataKind is hiring a Director of Data Science Programs. Lead our army of data do-gooders w/us! http://t.co/nuXLNM96Mc #jobs #data
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstPro Tip: When you like people, tell them you like them. Some people have a hard time believing other people enjoy them and need to be told.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDid you catch @kzaleski from on @PowerToFly on @morning_joe today? Looking for a job? nathalie@powertofly.com http://t.co/Hkprbw7am1
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstGreat advice for tech folks on how to act around people who present femininity at tech events, by @sailorhg http://t.co/YDXUg9XF9C@cfarm @CFPB \o/!Just launched my first project for @CFPB: http://t.co/6bI5XQ9DDi
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMattermark (YC S12) Is Hiring a Senior Software Engineer http://t.co/AR4yHDE6sA (cmts http://t.co/Ewpm8dT6q8)
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThis is happening. @TODAYshow time!!! Cc @powertofly http://t.co/QO1WABga4b
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@cattsmall I like your face, too!
Love this inspiring list of Candidates for the $20 bill by @WomenOn20s http://t.co/sl35PRtcr6 incl Shirley Chisholm, Margaret Sanger & moreAmazing finalists @o0karen0o @sarahsharp @shauna_gm @pleia2 Deb Nicholson for Women in Open Source Award. Vote today! http://t.co/KHLT70cxSj
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@skamille always looking for ways to fairly evaluate skills & potential, but prob most important to build trust w/people different from us@skamille Agree this is a big problem for diversity & for equal opportunity, but also true that people who trust each other work betterSome faves who advocate for & empower women: @Oprah @MariaShriver @NakisNakis @RachelSklar @RuthAnnHarnisch @JaneFinette @girldevelopit #IWDWho's your go-to person re: advocating for & empowering women, in any industry (not just tech)? #IWD is a great time to drop some names!
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@DBNess Please help spread the word about our hackathon! We're nearly half-full, registrations are going fast! http://t.co/Ky9wxrMXpZ
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The #VelocityConf NY CFP is now open! Share your #WebPerf & #DevOps knowledge http://t.co/q1YdND4oZT
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@CoralineAda @machikoyasuda @WriteSpeakCode @rmillerwebster appreciate your superb manners in this delicate situation @CoralineAdamaybe someone you know is looking for that perfect next high impact job? http://t.co/qGoPQ6G1ed cc @triketora @engijen @echoinggreen
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We're offering scholarships to our 3-day @WriteSpeakCode Conference for Women of Color technologists! Apply here: http://t.co/13aqFzbBnA
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIt was great to see how many people contributed to their open source projects by creating better documentation and bug fixes! #coderday
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Love hearing about how ppl were able to contribute to Open Source projects without having prior programming skills. #coderDay
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBig props to @_josephJohnson for helping me play around w/ Meetup's API #coderday #diversityintech http://t.co/k8wOCFjQbL
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI'm THRILLED to be speaking at @RailsConf this April. And about #opensource no less, which legit changed my life! http://t.co/pJUmAhuvXf
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst#coderDay rewards contributing and sharing by entering pull requests and issue adds in raffle giveaway. Smart.
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Tackled #nodejs #python #ruby #MongoDB #coffeescript all at one table. Great guys & lots of lessons learned today #coderday
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMy code teaching style: "Stop worrying about being wrong. Let me take the anxiety out of it for you: you're definitely gonna be wrong."
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@OTI A student hacker just learned about #Commotion at #coderDay, is excited about implementing it @PVAMU. I call that a win.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe theme I keep hearing is the payoff of sticking with a problem, sometimes for hours, until you find the root of that problem #coderDay
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBugger Ashton, I am now in love with @maritacheng #TECHmyway
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLove listening to @maritacheng at #TECHmyway - she is so intelligent and witty!
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@corinnepw @DoubleUnionSF <3!!!!!!!"If you're banging your head against the wall from #opensource setup problems, report an issue! Tell somebody!" @courteneyervin #CoderDay
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstProps to @CodeMontage #coderDay for walking the walk on inclusion. ~45 attendees, majority non-white, lots of ladies, so refreshing.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstGreat morning @HP sponsored @CoderDay of Service managed by codemontage. #HPProud #STEM https://t.co/6b19M57vfz
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLove that @CodeMontage is giving prize for learning, contributing, problem solving, and helping. gr8 encouragement! #coderDay #hpProud
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIt has begun #CoderDay http://t.co/ig9snjWplA
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI really like @SlackHQ & being able to collaborate with ppl all over the U.S during @CodeMontage #coderDay
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@CODE2040 alumni @dearyhud and fellow @_josephJohnson representing @CodeMontage #coderDay #diversityinTech http://t.co/aOTOMu2FL3
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"The importance is in the ongoing discussion." @briantippens knocked it out of the park @CoderDay & welcomed us to keep the convo going.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstEmbrace heretical innovation - ideas that seem WILDLY impossible to others - because that's how we really progress. @briantippens @CoderDay
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWho says you can't take selfies during #codersdayofservice? @CodeMontage w/ @DBNess http://t.co/sNbvBz5kMW
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstGreat to meet @CapnCaro and @RevJoshuaJordan at the @HP and @CodeMontage sponsored @CoderDay of Service #HPProud http://t.co/8t4gpogHkR
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstSpending the day giving back to tech community 🙌 #CoderDay #HP #hackathon @HP @CodeMontage http://t.co/w8Ofb5IXGs
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstTeam @CodeCombat fixing bugs and working hard @CodeMontage #coderDay http://t.co/5yv2fQMhYs
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@CodeNewbies @CodeMontage @DBNess I am. Did my first Github pull request! That article is popular! :-) http://t.co/Q5ijp14FxP
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstTeam @codeforamerica for @CodeMontage #coderDay!! http://t.co/FfwhGFQXg1
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstA peek into the diversity of @CodeMontage #coderDay . Loving all the different type of coders represented http://t.co/9xuj9Xb9ZT
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe 5 Gr8 orgs featured Code Projects for @CodeMontage 's #coderDay are @CodeCombat @codeforamerica @girldevelopit @OSFramework @Quill_org
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@briantippens is telling us about the different kinds of innovation: incremental vs disruptive vs heretical. @CoderDay
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