Creating useful people

Katrina Owen, ecosystem engineer at GitHub

June 08, 2019 Season 1 Episode 15
Creating useful people
Katrina Owen, ecosystem engineer at GitHub
Chapters
Creating useful people
Katrina Owen, ecosystem engineer at GitHub
Jun 08, 2019 Season 1 Episode 15
Clever Tykes
Decision-making frameworks for a successful career and lifestyle
Show Notes

Decision-making frameworks for a successful career and lifestyle.

Katrina Owen is an ecosystem engineer at GitHub, the world’s leading software development platform. She accidently became a software developed whilst pursuing a degree in molecular biology! Katrina is also the creator of Exercism, a platform for code practice and programming mentorship that has helped over 200,000 people all over the world learn new programming languages. Katrina mainly works in programming languages Go and Ruby, and she’s a Ruby Hero, which is an award given out by Ruby to their top programmers. Katrina is committed to creating beautiful code and has co-written a book about this called 99 Bottles of OOP.

In this episode we discuss Katrina’s life before and after the pivotal age of 25, her younger self’s approach to decision-making, how introverts become exhausted and putting lifestyle and routine at the centre of success. More from Katrina on her website.