Katherine Peterson

Hi, I'm Katherine! I am a Software Engineer with a passion for developing web and mobile applications that make a positive impact on peoples lives.
In addition to coding and learning new tech, I enjoy rock climbing, drinking coffee, playing guitar, reading, and hanging with my dog. If any of these things interest you too, I'd love to chat!
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Software Engineer

  • GitHub
  • Jun 2021 - Present


Sep 13, 2021
Sep 13, 2021
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Public Speaking
hosted an online event
From September 13 - 27 I hosted the 4th Hashnode Writing Bootcamp, entitled The Art & Business of Technical Writing.

This event featured 7 speakers from the tech industry and drew over 2,500 registrations.

In addition to hosting duties, I oversaw the marketing strategy for the event, including implementation of a digital ticketing system that generated hundreds of posts on social media. I also wrote the landing page copy (55% conversion rate) and the email marketing campaign (35% avg. open rate) for the event.

Jul 03, 2021
Jul 03, 2021
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Spoke on Twitter Spaces
Spoke on a panel
Spoke on a Twitter Space talking about How to Support Women in Tech.

A couple of things I spoke about included not only listening to women but also believing them when they share their experiences. It's not helpful to say, "Oh, he never did that to me."

Another was being intentional about making sure your events/media/lists of developers are inclusive. We often see an all white-male cast and it always made me wonder if there was a place in the community for someone who looked like me.

Jun 08, 2021
Jun 08, 2021
Guest on a podcast
Jun 01, 2021
Jun 01, 2021
Started a new role at GitHub
Excited to join GitHub as Software Engineer! 🎉
Software Engineer, GitHub
May 21, 2021
May 21, 2021
Guest on a Live-Stream
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