Mandy is a single mom waitress turned entrepreneur. She specializes in quality audio processing and editing and provides complete show management for several podcasts including Parent Driven Development and Greater Than Code. She is also the Operations Manager for Ruby Together and Cloud City Development, a San Francisco-based Senior Full-Stack Development UX UI Design Consultancy. She lives and works remotely in the South-Central Pennsylvania area.
Women in tech, diversity and inclusion, and getting children involved in STEM education are all causes very near and dear to her heart. She lovingly refers to her 9-year-old daughter as “Chicken”.
Together, they continue to navigate the world one day at a time, and frequently travel to conferences where Mandy can be found emceeing or podcast field reporting. Meanwhile, Chicken, is taking on the tech world herself, and experimenting with being a “famous” YouTuber, ROBLOX and Minecraft Champion, and young robotics maker, while touting herself InquisitorMaster's #1 Fan.
December 5th, 2018 | 35 mins 25 secs
In this episode, co-founders Anne Halsall and Sara Mauskopf join the show to talk about creating the app Winnie: a place where crowdsourced information is spread amongst parents that relays important information such as childcare, activities, and advice.
October 24th, 2018 | 50 mins 3 secs
childcare, transportation, travel
In this episode, we talk about helpful what it's like to travel with kids: challenges, woes, pro tricks, and great tips!
August 15th, 2018 | 45 mins 30 secs
doing good, kids, volunteering
We record live from Ruby for Good about volunteering and doing good with our children
July 11th, 2018 | 55 mins 32 secs
childcare, conferences, rails, ruby, tech
We talk about how to get started if you want to have childcare at your conference and what it's like to be a conference organizer
February 21st, 2018 | 44 mins
geeks, internet privacy, internet safety, kids, parenting, technology
Our first guest, Heidi Waterhouse, talks to us about internet privacy and kids at different ages followed up by some genius and fail moments from the panel.
February 7th, 2018 | 47 mins 15 secs
geeks, guilt, kids, parenting, technology
A week of parental guilt followed up by some genius and fail moments from the panel.
January 25th, 2018 | 59 mins 40 secs
geeks, kids, parenting, technology
Meet all the hosts of the Parent Driven Development, let them introduce themselves, their kids and have a little chat!