This last January, I decided to step out of my comfort zone and start volunteering with Ladies Learning Code. My first session as a mentor was in February, and I’ve now mentored at five over the last year.

It’s been one of the highlights of my year. I’ve got to know some incredible people in the community, worked with some truly fantastic students, and had the pleasure of watching numerous people reach that lightbulb moment. It’s amazing getting someone past the point of ‘what have I gotten myself into’ and over to feeling confident in their capabilities. Continue reading