Résumé

This is a summary resume, for full details see my LinkedIn profile.

Present position

2013–present: Director of programs, the Ada Initiative.

Selected past positions

  • Director of operations and research, the Ada Initiative, 2011–2013
  • Editorial assistant, Computational Linguistics journal, 2003–2004, 2007–2010
  • Senior analyst/developer, CommSecure Pty Ltd, December 2004–March 2006
  • Senior research assistant, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, Feburary 2004–August 2004
  • Computer science tutor and teaching assistant (casual), Department of Computer Science, University of Sydney 2001–2002, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, 2003.

Talks

See my Speaker page.

Open Source community positions

  • founder, LinuxChix miniconferences at linux.conf.au (now Haecksen miniconferences), 2007, lead or co-lead organiser, LinuxChix miniconferences, 2007 and 2008, contributing volunteer 2012 and 2013.
  • (co) chair of the linux.conf.au program in 2008–2010, and 2013
  • founder, Oceania Women of Open Tech, 2011
  • committee member of Linux Australia in the first half of 2011
  • founder, AussieChix (Australian LinuxChix chapter, now incorporated into OWOOT), 2007
  • reviewer for linux.conf.au and PyCon US
  • former lead documentation author for the Twisted project

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy; computer science (Macquarie University, 2013)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours); honours class I in computing (Macquarie University, 2004), majors in computer science and mathematics (University of Sydney, 2003)
  • Bachelor of Arts, majors in linguistics, philosophy and semiotics (University of Sydney, 2003)

Awards and prizes