The most common response we hear to the complaint that “All the Speakers at the Conference are men!” or “All the Award Nominees are male.” is that there were “No known female candidates”.

It is our mission to solve that problem by highlighting all of the marvellous talent the Tech Industry has outside of the default.

It is our mission to solve that problem by highlighting all of the marvellous talent the Tech Industry has outside of the default.

Amy Kapernick

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Front End Jedi, Tech Evangelist, Dog Lover

Perth, Western Australia

Bio

Amy is a freelance developer, starting her own business, working with other freelancers and learning everything she can about the web. She’s been a freelancer on the side for 4 years, and most recently worked at an agency in Subiaco.

Amy also spends her time helping out as a co-organiser for Fenders (a community group of front-end developers in Perth), other community events (such as Perth Web Girls) and works as an evangelist for YOW! Conference. She blogs in her spare time (about tech, the web and life), and volunteers as a reviewer for the Fringe World Festival in Perth. Amy has also started The Freelance Guide to help other freelancers.

Mentoring

Amy believes in giving back to the community and helps out as a mentor at a variety of different events including Perth Web Girls and Node Girls Perth. She's also spoken at multiple JuniorDev meetups and enjoys spending time encouraging new and junior developers.

Speaker Experience

18 Oct 2019

NDC Sydney

CSS Grid - What is this Magic?!

03 Aug 2019

DDD Perth

CSS Grid - What is this Magic?!

29 Jun 2019

code_systers

Intro to HTML

20 Jun 2019

NDC Oslo

Pokémon or Programming

02 Apr 2019

ACS WA Diversity and Inclusion

How to Start Speaking at Conferences

01 Feb 2019

PubConf London

The Need for PageSpeed

10 Oct 2018

Fenders Mental Health Week Presentations

The Art of Failure

28 Aug 2018

Fenders Birthday - Lightning Talks

Fender Lightning Round

07 Aug 2018

ACS Women - Ignite Talks

The Art of Failure

05 Apr 2018

www2017

ACS Ethipot Panel