S23:E7 - How a Single Mom in a Shelter Became a Successful Software Developer (Brittney Ball)
Saron sits down with Brittney Ball, Documentation Engineer at Meta. Brittney shares her experience going from being a homeless single mom living in a shelter to a Software Engineer. She talks about her journey to get to where she is today, the role a viral tweet played in kick-starting her coding journey, tips for those who are self-taught to stand out when job searching, and what a Documentation Engineer is.
- Compiler (sponsor)
- Porkbun (sponsor)
- Brittney Ball Blog
- Documentation Engineering
- Charlotte Developers
- Year Up
Through hard work and determination, Brittney's proven that your past doesn’t define your future. Six years ago, she was a single mom living in a shelter. Now, she's a self-taught software engineer, documentation engineer, keynote speaker, event organizer, technical bootcamp instructor, and mentor.