A steal drumming, beer drinking, barefoot running, mama who went from professional percussionist to coding for cash. Betty Pierce is a Sr. UI/UX Developer at Agile Thought with over 18 years of professional experience in Tampa Florida. Betty is a co-director of Women Who Code Tampa and GDI (Girl Develop It) Instructor. She shares her passion for coding and emerging tech by speaking at conferences and meetups. Betty most recently presented at #DevFestFL, #UXDSummit, University of South Florida WICSE club (Women in Computer Science and Engineering) and career day at her kids’ school. She has worked in varied industries from government to advertising and consulting. She offers her experience in building enterprise apps from the ground up in various front-end languages including, React, React Native, Angular, AngularJS, TypeScript and Flow. She loves to talk code and always enjoys a good developer pun. This happy mama of five can be found cooking, cleaning and swinging kettlebells her spare time.