Amina’s bio

Amina is a backend software engineer with an interest in developer tooling.

She is a regular contributor to open source projects (sbt/sbt, sbt/librarymanagement) and is the co-founder of Scalabase, the conference for new Scala engineers.

She is an international speaker who seeks to represent the voice of new developers in the software engineering industry and is passionate about encouraging under-represented groups into tech. 

Amina taught herself how to code whilst looking after a baby and working a full-time job. She is proof that it’s possible to become an engineer without spending a penny.

Amina is currently a Software Engineer at the Guardian in London.