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Monica Powell

software engineer, content creator & community organizer

Hi, I'm Monica! I'm a software engineer who is passionate about making open-source more accessible, creating technology to elevate people, and building community. You can find me teaching web development on Egghead, contributing to open-source projects like NYPL-Simplified and GatsbyJS, or tending to React Ladies, a community I founded for women and non-binary React developers.

Interested in collaborating? Send me a message

Latest WritingView All Writing

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Working In Public Book Notes

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How To Create A GitHub Profile README

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Exploring Art Direction With Gatsby-Image

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Initial Thoughts On Migrating from gatsby-transformer-remark to gatsby-plugin-mdx

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Automating File Creation With JavaScript

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How to Add Search Functionality to a Gatsby Blog

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Display Featured Articles through Frontmatter Properties on a Gatsby Blog

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Display Reading Time for Gatsby Blog Posts Using gatsby-transformer-remark

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Format Reading Time with Emojis on a Gatsby Page

Upcoming Speaking View All Talks

React Rally
August 14th, 2020, Cyberspace

Render ATL
useQuery: An Intro to Using GraphQL with Gatsby
September 13-15, 2021, Atlanta, Georgia