Meet the women in tech who are the top collaborators and contributors in the open-source space.
Sonia is a Documentation Engineer at QuickNode where she helps developers build the most powerful tools for distributed networks. Sonia is responsible for onboarding developers into the Cosmos ecosystem to help them build the next generation of amazing applications.
Sonia engages with blockchain developers and the wider blockchain community in a variety of ways: she manages hackathons, writes and published blog posts, writes tutorials, and presents talks and workshops. She is passionate about blockchain and web browsers. A strong open-source contributor and advocate, Sonia loves teaching and supporting underrepresented people in technology.
Liz Rice is Chief Open Source Officer with eBPF specialists Isovalent, creators of the Cilium cloud-native networking, security, and observability project. She was Chair of CNCF’s Technical Oversight Committee in 2019-2022, and Cochair of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in 2018. She is also the author of Container Security, published by O’Reilly.
She has a wealth of software development, team, and product management experience from working on network protocols and distributed systems, and in digital technology sectors such as VOD, music, and VoIP. When not writing code, or talking about it, Liz loves riding bikes in places with better weather than her native London, competing in virtual races on Zwift, and making music under the pseudonym Insider Nine.
She is a tech community leader that creates suitable environments for people to learn project management and agile methodologies, specially for contributing to Open Source. She has +3.5 years of experience as Software Engineer and is an Individual contributor to Open Source projects such as OWASP NodeGoat, Yeoman… Teba is also a Woman Tech Maker Ambassador (WTM), Adalab mentor and #IamRemarkable facilitator.
Kitty is a non-binary trans frontend engineer with 11 years of experience. She has a strong focus on digital accessibility, diversity and inclusion. Kitty has spent the last 6 years leading teams and growing engineering departments in a healthy way.
She is a former technical writer who loves everything documentation. Kitty has authored two books on CSS and Sass respectively at the start of her career and over 350 technical articles for various popular publications, from CSS-Tricks to Smashing Magazine, from Codrops to Tuts+.
She is the author of Sass Guidelines, a Sass documentation translated in 13 languages and used by companies all over the world. Kitty has also authored and maintained a11y-dialog since 2015, one of the most popular libraries for creating accessible modal dialogs.