From the Source – Ep 03: Developer Valerie Sharp

Today’s episode features Valerie Sharp, a Developer II who has had a varied career from psychology to designer to teacher. We talk about what it’s like to get a development job without a computer science degree and how she levels up. You can reach her on twitter @digitalblkhippy

She is also the founder of Tech By Choice. Tech by Choices mission is to increase the diversity of the tech industry by offering low to no cost events, workshops, and classes to anyone that identifies as a person of color, women, LGTBQ+, differently abled, or those aligned with the space we’re creating.

You can follow Tech by Choice on twitter @_techbychoice. Find out about local events by signing up for the LA Meetup, Oakland Meetup or join the virtually in the Slack workspace.

You can follow the podcast on twitter at @FromSourcePod or reach out at [email protected]. You can find more information about the host at


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