Mariya is a software engineer at Crisis Text Line, a confidential text message service for people in crisis . She worked on building an in-house scheduling tool, internationalizing CTL’s core messaging platform and rewriting its frontend into React.
She graduated from Cornell University with degrees that have nothing to do with software engineering. She then graduated from the Grace Hopper Academy coding bootcamp which had a lot to do with software engineering.
When not coding she enjoys writing comedy and if she feels really brave, performing it. She lives with three roommates and exactly zero dogs.
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