Jeseekia Vaughn also known as MetaDevGirl is a Software Engineer and Coding Bootcamp Instructor that knows firsthand what it's like to launch and grow a career in software without a Computer Science degree.
After getting her initial start in freelance Frontend Web Development through self-teaching and attending coding workshops, she expanded to Fullstack Engineering after completing a Java Bootcamp in 2016.
Although she got a tremendous amount of fulfillment out of solving problems as a Software Engineer for various startups, she felt an obligation to remove friction for others on a similar journey. For her that included teaching with and leading tech education non-profits for adults as well as mentoring youth interested in the field.
Jeseekia has previously worked as a Software Engineer building web applications, microservices, and cloud-based vehicle connectivity APIs and IoT integrations.
A few things you'll find her doing currently:
- Producing the Hacking With The Homies Developer Conference as a co-founder of Detroit Black Tech
- Livestreaming my transition from Software Engineer to Machine Learning Engineer and Researcher
- Hosting a weekly series of tech podcasts live on YouTube and Twitch
- Building MVPs for non-tech founders with TechTown Detroit
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