Saron is a developer and founder of CodeNewbie, the most supportive community of programmers and people learning to code. Most recently, she worked at Microsoft managing a new tech training program called Tech Jobs Academy.
You can learn more about her origin story in this cartoon she drew to get into the Flatiron School.
You can catch her interviewing incredible people in tech on the CodeNewbie Podcast (new episodes every Monday. Subscribe on your favorite podcast app). She's also a frequent speaker.
June 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
Saron Yitbarek talks about what it means to be an expert in “Newbie-ism”, explores the idea that coding is a reflection of people, and shares why lexicon and creating a shared language amongst a community matters.
April 4th, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
Saron Yitbarek talks about Codeland Conference, making conferences, accessible, affordable, and unintimidating for people, leading by example and maintaining a positive personal, and ethics as technology scales.