Lyzi Diamond is an educator, community organizer, and developer working primarily with geospatial technology. She is the Education Lead at Mapbox where she creates and promotes tutorials, workshops, and documentation for Mapbox tools and heads up the Mapbox Education initiative. Lyzi is also a co-founder of Maptime, an international, open source educational community for small-group learning about open source spatial analysis, web mapping, and general geographic goodness. Formerly, Lyzi was a 2014 Fellow at Code for America and a GIS Technician at the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. She holds a dual-degree in Geography and Planning, Public Policy, and Management from the University of Oregon, and she currently resides in Oakland, CA.
Open Source Bridge 2017
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Let's be real: tech companies value engineering skills over most other skills, and it shows in both salaries and decisionmaking. This talk is about why this happens, why it's problematic, and how we can refocus importance on all the skills that make companies successful.
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Open Source Bridge 2015
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