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Kaitlyn Tierney (she/her)

I'm currently a Software Engineer at Farewill, working primarily with React, TypeScript, and Node.js. I'm also very comfortable with Ruby/Rails projects, having spent the past few years as a Senior Engineer on several different Ruby projects.

Skills: ruby rails html css javascript React

Akin Sowemimo (He)

I'm a soon to be bootcamp graduate, and aspiring fullstack developer who programs in javascript with node.js and React. I'm an ex-doctor and hoping to become one of the 2.5% of developers who are black (according to SO ^^)

Piotr Berebecki

JavaScript Developer at Founders & Coders

Daniele Occhipinti (he)

I would like to coach in Javascript/Java/HTML/CSS. I have already coached in the past and gave a lightening talk at one of the Codebar events. I work as a Software Engineer at Government Digital Services (GDS).

Skills: java javascript html css software engineering

Alexis Lui

I want to mentor students on html, css, node js and vanilla js. I've just completed an 8 week bootcamp at founders and coders and would love to share my knowledge with someone who would really benefit from good mentoring/ coaching.

Alice Wu (she/her)

I'm a front-end developer consultant.

Skills: html css javascript jQuery Git ruby bash

Alan Carter (he/him)

Developer at Government Digital Service

Skills: java c# Scala SQL full stack web development

Katerina Pascoulis

Founder of Personably, a start-up helping fast growing teams onboard their new hires. Learnt to code at Founders & Coders! Worked at as a fullstack developer for a year freelancing between the two.

Skills: React JS html + css GraphQL node

Alex Curran (he/him)

I really enjoy mentoring developers at my company, an iOS and Android agency. I'd really like to help the community more (in particular the refugee community) and using skills which I enjoy sounds like a perfect mix!

Skills: iOS Android React JS ts html css

Kornelia Frey (she/her)

Software Developer at CoachHub, alumni of ThoughtWorks. As I studied at Makers and also finished two Code First: Girls coding courses I am aware of the challenges that most new starters might face and here to help and explain as clearly as possible. :)

Skills: html css TDD JS React node GraphQL REST Jest Express Enzyme FlexBox css-grid TypeScript Git Nest.JS

Hugh Greene (he/him)

Based in Edinburgh, I've been a professional software developer for over 20 years, My knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Git is not deep but probably enough for the codebar tutorials; my Ruby and Python knowledge is minimal.

Skills: Groovy kotlin c c++ c# XML OO design testing java javascript html css Git Mercurial Artifactory documentation

Matt Davidson (he/him)

I like working in Python and Java.

Alex Swan

I've done some teaching/mentoring in the past and I'd love to do more!

Matt Sutton (he/his/him)

I'm a front-end developer in Sydney who's passionate about accessibility and functional programming.

Skills: html css JS Git functional programming

Phuong Huynh

I'm happy to help mentor CSS, HTML, or JavaScript stuff. I've helped mentor Perth Web Girls in the past which was mainly HTML and CSS.

Skills: html css javascript Angular React

Jennifer Spencer

I completed a degree in Mathematics 4 years ago. Right now I am working towards a career change, into software development. So far, I have been completing Codecademy's online courses in HTML & CSS, Python and Java. Just looking for the next step.

Jacques Coney

Front-end Developer at M&S

Jacob Savage (he/his)

I teach computer science and what to get more people into it.

Matthew Keller (he/him/his)

Full-time programmer looking to give a little back.



Skills: html css javascript accessibility web performance

Gilmore Davidson (he/him)

Front-end developer and Emoji Grinch

Martin Kozhuharov

Front-end developer at Global Radio

Skills: html CSS/Sass javascript

Connor Mendenhall (he/him)

I'm a software developer at 8th Light. We've worked with Codebar in London and we're excited to host the upcoming meetup in NYC.

Laura Wilson

Product Engineer at Intercom.

Skills: javascript rails html css React React Native Ember

George Corney

I get excited about graphics programming, ed-tech, VR, physics (and lots of other things too!). Prior to moving to Oxford I was working as a graphics programmer job for Microsoft. Now I'm working on side-projects and freelancing here and there

Skills: javascript c++ WebGL Shader Languages haxe Git

Mike Masey (he/him)

Organiser of codebar Kent. I'm a developer at Yoyo, a digital agency based in Tunbridge Wells. I do both frontend and backend (c#). I've been doing web development for about 8 years.

Skills: html css javascript c# Git Gulp Npm

Kadi Kraman

I am a Software Developer at a scientific programming and consultancy. I love coding, I'm glad I've found a job that is also a hobby and I would love to help other keen guys and girls join in on the fun. Best at JavaScript (HTML, CSS etc) and Python.

Skills: python javascript css html jQuery Angular React ruby nodejs Linux Git

William Cruickshank Cruickshank (he/his/they)

I've coded as an amateur and a student for more than 20 yrs. Went pro last year via WDI at GA. I want to be a part of a more inclusive, balanced work environment, and tweeting stuff probably isn't going to get me there. This has a better chance imo.

Skills: ruby rails javascript jQuery html css Elixir Phoenix functional programming Scala

Tom Spencer

I would like to practice Javascript, Ruby and build applications with like minded members of the community.

Bryan Yap

Full stack web developer and Open Source enthusiast working at Alliants Ltd. During my free time, I am long time member of AgileVentures ( and technical lead of project codenamed WebsiteOne at AgileVentures.

Lin Taylor (she/her/they/them)

I'm a data scientist, first came to codebar as a student, now a coach :). I used to run codebar Cambridge.

Skills: python

Andrew Parker (he/him)

I'd like to work on my 1:1 coaching abilities and help others learn to code. I've worked at a number of different places that pair program and so am familiar with working through programming problems with others.

Alex Ware (he/him/his)

Would like to coach/teach. Full stack dev at the Grauniad. Looking to jump in and get helping.

Phil Hubert (He)

Currently doing iOS Development with Handy but enjoy a breadth of programming/data analysis work.

Ian Foote

I'm a Senior Python Developer, mostly working with Django. I'm interested in introducing other people to one of my passions.

Mark Shildkret (he)

I am here to help anyone that needs help. I am strong in ruby (and rails) as well as javascript (and a few frameworks, react not included). I guess I want to work on my mentoring and teaching skills. I am friendly and oopen, hope I can be of help!

Skills: ruby rails SQL javascript Backbone Angular html css OOO

Robin Tweedie (he/him)

Currently @ Skyscanner, previously @ Songkick.

Skills: ruby html css javascript Go MySql c++ vim rails python java

Sam Marshall

I've been working as a web developer for about two and a half years, working mainly in javascript focused on clean, functional code. I'm interested in other languages like Clojure and Golang. I'd love to help teach under-represented groups in tech

Dmitry Kandalov

I have been programming and trying to get better at it since DOS times. I'm currently working with Java and JVM languages such as Kotlin.

Kelvin Gan

I'm a dev Chinese dad of two wonderful girls, so codebar is a strong cause for me. I miss running my Code Club since starting work at GOV.UK. Helping others to learn to code is an awesome thing I want to do more of!

Steve Brewer (he/his)

I'm a Ruby and front end developer at FutureLearn

Skills: html css sass javascript rails ruby HAML

Aiden Wright (He/Him)

I would really like to get excited about coding again. I'm a front end developer and would like to continue focusing on front end technologies.

Zak Nitsch (He/him/dude)

I spent 3+ years doing front end web development in Toronto and relocated to the UK at the end of 2015 where I have transitioned into web application development. Happy to help coach folks on anything front end web related such as HTML, CSS and JS

Skills: html css javascript Clojure(Script)

Alex Buck

software engineer

Ruggero Ferretti

I'm a keen software engineer (thanks dad for the ZX Spectrum), using mainly Python and Java and with a string interest in IoT, futsal and pizza.

Skills: python java php Linux

Andrés Lucas Enciso (He)

Principal Design System Engineer at Adevinta Spain Staff Front End UI engineer at Adevinta Global OpenSource Projects Maintainer.

Skills: React D3js Dataviz css node.js tailwind TypeScript

Chun-Kit Chan (he)

Hi, I'm a graduate software developer at BBC. I enjoy working with both frontend and backend technologies. I believe in a diverse community and would like to help out in anyway I can.

Skills: php javascript html css React.js

Duncan MacKenzie

I’m a web developer at Public Health England (PHE), and like coding in modern full-stack JavaScript, especially with new features inspired by Python and Ruby.

Gordon Blackadder (He)

I am a machine learning data scientist at ASOS producing fashion recommendation models in python with TensorFlow. Previously I programmed in C++ for a software company and did a PhD principally using python.

Skills: python data science machine learning pandas scikit-learn c++ c TensorFlow

Daniel Steele (him/he)

Ruby/Rails/HTML/CSS/Javascript Full Stack developer that had recently started his own web development agency and loves helping newbies into the space

Aleksander Sumowski

Learned about codebar from a fellow Thoughtworker. I enjoy teaching and coaching and one of my most best moments in career was being a coach in RailsGirls in one of our offices.

Skills: basic js basic ruby basic html python clojure Scala should be ok with most beginner level problems

Izabela Jelonek (she/her)

I am a full stack engineer at Big Health. I learnt programming thanks to Codebar and CodeFirstGirls.

Skills: html css javascript python SQL

Gabor Javorszky (he/him)

I'm a freelance software engineer mostly working with WordPress / WooCommerce sites with 5 years experience. I used to be a contributor to Ghost, and currently working with Laravel on my own idea.

James Liu (He)

I've worked as Manager & Python Developer in the fields of 3D/VFX and medical education. I'm also very interested in data science, machine learning and deep learning. Passionate about person development and learning; I enjoy helping people learn!

Skills: python command line Linux Git machine learning deep learning

Robin Newton (he/him)

I'm a software engineer in Cambridge. I've worked with C, C++, Java, Python and a smattering of Javascript and Perl.

Skills: python c c++ java

Garrett Andersen

I'm an Artificial Intelligence researcher at Most of my programming experience is related to doing AI stuff in Python.

Jessica Leach

Front End development skills and interest in experimenting with education

Diego Tiscornia (he/him)

I have been a developer/maker/hacker (in the legal sense of the term) for the last 20 years.

Skills: programming computer security sysadmin Electronics maker

Samir Talwar (he/him, they/them)

I take things apart, and sometimes I even put them back together.

Tom Barnes

Developer at Springer Nature. Ex music industry but always wanted to program, studied at Makers Academy, now unquestionably addicted.

Skills: kotlin java bash ruby node.js xp TDD pair programming Git

Ryan Lynch (he/his/they)

I'm a developer with almost a decade of professional experience. I've also been a bootcamp instructor and trainer. Committed to help.

Skills: javascript nodejs TypeScript React kubernetes AWS html css sass SQL nosql docker golang Elixir

Dāvis Viļums

I am php developer who started to take focus on FrontEnd

Adam Howard

Ruby/Javascript/iOS developer working in the industry for the last 5 years

Tom McTiernan

Developer at Softwire

Skills: web Android back-end

Tim McDonald-Bell

Ruby on Rails teacher at

Alex Good (he/him)

I run a small software consulting company (, I'm a feminist and I find the gender imbalance in engineering roles distressing and would like to help address it.

Skills: python javascript Go java Swift

Rosy Tucker

Software developer at ThoughtWorks, working with whatever languages come my way.

Skills: ruby html Git css JS Mobile React node

Tom Davies

Professional software engineer with industrial experience in F#, C# and Java

Spike Lindsey (he/him)

SRE at Wealthsimple

Claire Tran

Software engineer at Gumtree(/eBay). I have experience in Java and Ruby on Rails webapps. Previous experience with coaching include RailsGirls, RailsInstallfest and WomenWhoCode. I'm also a WomenWhoCode co-organiser.

Skills: java ruby rails html css

Rabea Gleissner

General Assembly graduate, currently going on various Java adventures as an apprentice at 8th Light.

Skills: html css scss ruby javascript java

Antonio Eusebio De Abreu Goncalves (he)

Love to code, paint, cook, chat, meet new people and have a good time.

Bibiana Cristòfol

I am a Makers Academy alumni (Dec'14). I work in Django and Python.

Skills: python django

Jones Agyemang

I am Ruby on Rails dev. I have presented technical talks and hands-on workshops for university students in the past.

Skills: ruby Ruby on Rails cucumber rspec Elasticsearch Puppet devops

Ptolemy Barnes

Developer-in-training, with a background in teaching. A student myself, I enjoy working with other students to discover simple solutions to difficult problems.

Dan Hart

Full stack lead developer at uSwitch. Working with Clojure, Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, Node and most things in AWS.

Tijmen Brommet

I'm a Ruby developer at the Government Digital Service.

Jolyon Russ

I enjoy teaching people to code. I'm a full stack contractor working predominantly in Javascript, but have also dabbled in Ruby and used to be a Flash developer.

Skills: javascript html css sass React

Will Pillar

Lead PHP Developer @

Razel Villanueva

At university I used bootstrap for my final year project but it was very much self-taught as responsive web design wasn't a main topic at the time. I would like to enhance my HTML5 and CSS3 skills as well as learn JS.

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