Nicola is a developer, tinkerer, data wrangler, and promoter of women in tech. She loves to learn, and is a speaker, trainer, and advocate for women learning to code. She blogs at girlmeetscode.co.uk. She left CNN International to learn to code with tech startup ScraperWiki, becoming a Knight-Mozilla OpenNews fellow at the Guardian in 2012 and a data journalist at the Times & Sunday Times the following year. Now Nicola is a developer at social justice and technology consultancy, ThoughtWorks.