I am very excited to be presenting at Grace Hopper Celebration 2020 with Alice Bonhomme-Biais. Alice and I met while we were both working at Google. Combined we have over 40+ years of Software Engineering experience. We picked the following topic, as it was a common area where we were mentoring/coaching other engineers.

Finding your Voice as a Code Reviewer

October 1, 2020 10:10-10:40am PT

Followed by Speakers Corner Q&A at 11am PT

Kendra Curtis and Alice Bonhomme-Biais

peer code reviews are the single biggest thing you can do to improve your code


Code reviews can sometimes be intimidating and stress inducing, however if well done they can really improve team coding, collaboration and create a culture of inclusion. This talk will give you confidence and improve your code reviews. We will focus on how you can find your voice during a review and learn how to contribute to a review regardless of your experience level or the power dynamic. GHC Video »

Here is the content of this talk for those who attended or those who could not attend: It was published as a series of Medium articles:

GHC 2020 Presentation Slides