Over the next few weeks, we will be featuring Develop Camp Cohort 1 participants and their mentors.
Lucy Zhang is an angel investor and entrepreneur.
Current Position & Company
How did you become a developer?
I took a programming class senior year in high school and really liked it. So, when I went to college, I decided to major in CS.
What has been the biggest challenge you've faced as a developer?
Starting and building my own company.
What advice do you have for moms or dads who are pursuing a career in web development?
Just get started and build something that solves a problem that you have.
What has been your greatest professional accomplishment?
Co-founder of Beluga which was acquired by Facebook.
I chose to volunteer as a Develop Camp mentor because:
To help other moms pursue their careers. I'm also interested in teaching kids to code and helping their parents seems like will also indirectly help them.
I am most looking forward to the future because:
I'm looking forward to finding other ways to make impact that's different from what I've done in the past.
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