We spoke to Katrina about accidentally becoming a developer, the career path from biology to dev,
the difference between experts and novices within a software development team and more.
About: Katrina Owen, Senior Software Engineer - GitHub
Katrina is an engineer at GitHub. She accidentally became a developer while pursuing a degree in molecular biology. When programming, her focus is on automation, workflow optimization, and refactoring. She works primarily in Go and Ruby, contributes to several open-source projects, and is the creator of exercism.io, a platform for code practice and programming mentorship.