Monica Powell - Web Developer
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Hi, I'm Monica!

I am NYC-based web developer who is passionate about creating more enjoyable digital products. Currently, I am a Full Stack Engineer at Meetup and the organizer/founder of React Ladies, a community for women and non-binary ReactJS developers. I enjoy educating and inspiring others through speaking. I've spoken at events organized by ReactJS Girls, CodeNewbie, Columbia University, The Flatiron School and more.

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Latest Writing

Grey’s Anatomy Lorem Ipsum Generator Tutorial with React and Netlify Functions This tutorial explains how to create a Lorem Ipsum generator in React with Netlify Functions

How I automatically generated a Twitter List of FreeCodeCampers How to programmatically aggregate conference attendees and other niche communities

Conquering the Command Line A brief guide to getting started on UNIX/Mac OS terminal

How to Change The Detected Repository Language on GitHub Here's the correct way to change the programming language that GitHub detects

How to Use the TMDB API to Find Films with the Highest Revenue A python tutorial for exploring the TMDB API

My writing has been featured in:

HackerNoon, FreeCodeCamp, Code Like A Girl and more.

Check out my GitHub or view my resume!


A fully-responsive, personal branding website created with HTML/CSS/JavaScript and integrated with a Content Management System.

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A customized- Jekyll blog with educational Jupyter notebooks converted to Markdown to provide tutorials in Python with topics ranging from Pandas to Matplotlib to APIs to GitHub and more.

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A fully-responsive, portfolio created with HTML, CSS , JavaScript and PHP.

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R Shiny wordcloud of tweets collected from the Twitter streaming API during the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Part of a larger project to analyze over 13 million tweets during the election.

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