Austin, United States
Ashley McNamara is a Principal Developer Advocate at Microsoft specializing in Linux, Containers, Go, and Web Technologies.
Ashley acts as a bridge between outside developers and Microsoft, driving platform adoption through developer communities and driving change into products based on real-world user feedback.
Ashley was a 2014 Hackbright engineering fellow and in her spare time she mentors at WeWork, General Assembly, CapitalFactory and is also a heavily involved in contributing to various open source projects and public speaking.
Ashley is passionate about helping more underrepresented individuals join and feel comfortable in tech and is often a resource for new developers trying to find their way.