Monica Powell - Web Developer
svg of monica on computer

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.

Interested in collaborating? Please send me a note at Monica@AboutMonica.com

Latest Writing

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!

Projects

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

View Website

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.

View on Github View Website

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

View on Github View Website

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.

View on Github

You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
― Maya Angelou