It is a great honor to announce that Amanda (@aquaranto) is a part of the Travis team!
Amanda lives in lovely Buffalo, NY, USA, known for its otherworldly snowfall,
Niagara Falls, and close proximity to the mystical land known as
Amanda has always loved building and tinkering, and boasts a degree in Manufacturing Engineering. Her prior work experience includes several disciplines including aerospace and electronics. In the past few years, she taught herself how to program and led a group that worked through Chris Pine’s Learn to Program book.
Among Amanda’s other interests are knitting and conference life. She has been
an active yarn crafter for almost 15 years and runs the local
knitting/crocheting group in Buffalo. (She’s on
aquaranto!) She spoke at the last
ever Magic Ruby and loves to attend conferences so much
that she and her husband Nick (@qrush) headed up
Nickel City Ruby in 2013 and 2014 (2016 NCRC:
Language Agnostic Edition coming soon?!?!)
Pro Tip™: Amanda really loves Dr. Who, and has a mini 3D-printed Tardis on her desk (alongside her 3D-printed buffalo).