Bekah Hawrot Weigel!

Virtual Coffee, Creator and Maintainer | Frontend Dev

Bekah graduated from the Flatiron School Software Engineering program in May of 2019 and since then has spent time as a frontend developer, started the Virtual Coffee developer community, and has continued to mom her four kids. She currently co-hosts the Virtual Coffee podcast, tries to work on her postpartum wellness OSS project, and lifts heavy things in her free time. In 2022, she officially joined the DevRel world as the Technical Community Building for Deepgram.

The Power of Storytelling: Human Stories in a Digital World

In a world that can feel more isolated than ever, we need stories. In fact, stories may be one the most important tools we have to fight the isolation of modern life. Storytelling powers imagination and innovation, providing a path for meaningful growth and deep connection in our shared humanity. In this talk, I'll share the stories of how I've seen ordinary people like you and me use stories to create extraordinary outcomes in learning, persuasion, and emotional health.

8:30 AM

Mantis (Live 27 - Simul 23, 24, 25, 26)