Drupal Mountain Camp 2024

Tearyne Almendariz

Tearyne D. Almendariz's passion for all things Japan and Sailor Moon led her to become a front-end developer with a focus on accessibility and usability. She has designed, prototyped, and coded user interfaces and worked on teams small and large. One time she even converted Coldfusion sites to React Apps -- and lived to tell the tale.

Tearyne is an avid volunteer in the DFW Tech and Engineering scene, having served for nearly four years with Black Girls Code as a Tech Assistant and as a CORE Team Lead of the Dallas CORE team. She is the owner of NLBC Works, Inc. and is also currently employed as a Customer Success Engineer at GitLab.

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Magic Comes from Pain: 4 Ways that Embracing Grit Will Help you Achieve the Impossible
Tearyne Almendariz

Inspired by SyFy's The Magicians and informed by works like "Grit" by Angela Duckworth and "So Good They Can't Ignore you" by Cal Newport, this talk will help attendees will learn four ways that they can embrace the principle of grit to achieve their goals.