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Ashe Dryden

Ashe Dryden
Programmer, Diversity Advocate, Ashe Dryden Development LLC

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Ashe Dryden is an indie ruby developer living in Madison, WI. She’s been involved with the web in some form or another over the course of the past 12 years. Ashe is an outspoken educator for diversity, inclusiveness, and empathy. She’s currently writing a book on increasing diversity within companies. When she isn’t discussing technology or it’s intersection with culture, she’s cycling, tweeting, playing board games, debating the social implications of Star Trek episodes, being that awkward girl at the party, and waiting for her next burrito fix.


The Leading Edge
Location: Salon 14 Level: Non-technical
Ashe Dryden (Ashe Dryden Development LLC)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 8 ratings)
It's been scientifically proven that more diverse communities and workplaces create better products and the solutions to difficult problems are more complete and diverse themselves. Companies are struggling to find adequate talent. So why do we see so few women, people of color, and LGBTQ people at our events and on the about pages of our websites? Read more.