Ep. 34

Newbie Story: LaToya Allen

May 04, 2015

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LaToya Allen

Junior Software Engineer, Avant

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LaToya is a junior software engineer at Avant where she helps to detect and deter fraud. She is also a co-organizer of Chicago Ruby Hack Night, Windy City Rails organizer, and Girl Develop It volunteer. If you meet her, you should offer her tacos.

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For our first Newbie Story, we talk to LaToya Allen, junior software engineer at Avant, a fast-growing Chicago startup. She tells us how she went from bartending to becoming an apprentice, and got her first full-time engineering job in just three weeks.

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