Hi! I’m Sara. I write code and play with maps.
I'm a software developer and geospatial specialist: I tend to work near the intersection of programming & geo-stuff, and I'm especially interested in Python and open source software. I've been called a GeoHipster, and I'm also a certified GISP (for whatever that's worth).
I'm a huge advocate for building inclusive, friendly user communities, and I really enjoy helping others with similar interests connect. I've organized a bunch of groups, including Austin Open Source GIS , MaptimeATX, and PyLadiesATX. I helped organize the 2016 FOSS4G North America conference, too.
I'm also a fan of telling people about all the things I'm passionate about, usually in Python- and/or geo-friendly crowds. See the Talks page for some of my slides.
I'm currently in Austin, TX. If you'd like to get in touch, feel free to send me an email!