Martine Dowden Speaks at Women Who Code’s “Connect Recharge” She gives her talk, “Typesetting in CSS; Using Typography to Enhance Your Design.”

Andromeda Galactic Solutions Founder and CTO Martine Dowden will be speaking at Women Who Code’s one day event, “Connect Recharge.” She will be giving her talk, Typesetting in CSS: Using Typography to Enhance Your Design. In this talk, she will discuss the history of typography leading to where we are today, how to make decisions about fonts and their usage in our application, and the CSS properties that allow us to manipulate our type for a polished, beautiful design. She will be speaking on May 26th, 2022, from 2:15pm - 3:00 pm EDT.

An award-winning CTO, UX/UI designer and developer, international speaker, and author, Martine focuses on web interfaces that are beautiful, functional, and accessible. She approaches user experience from both art and science perspectives, drawing from her degrees in psychology and visual communications. She has worked as a developer, artist, educator, and consultant since 2005. To stay active in the industry she writes articles, leads workshops, and speaks at conferences and meetups worldwide. Her favorite topics to present are frontend web development, CSS, user experience, interaction design, accessibility, and Firebase. In recognition of her work in the community, she was awarded and still maintains the Google Developer Expert (GDE) status and the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). In 2015, she published a children’s book, Programming Languages ABC++, of which the workbook edition sold over 20,000 copies in 2016. She then went on to write Approachable Accessibility: Planning for Success, which was released in June 2019, and Architecting CSS: The Programmer’s Guide to Effective Stylesheets in 2020. Currently, she is the CTO at Andromeda Galactic Solutions where she continues to learn, work on, and share her passion for front end development. Learn more and register for the event here: https://hopin.com/events/connect-recharge-2022/registration.


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About Andromeda Galactic Solutions Founded in 2015, Andromeda Galactic Solutions has a mission to facilitate connections between people in an ethical, accessible way, using technology when necessary. The company was created to address community issues through a unique combination of technology and services, believing that sustainable companies should generate net social gain with every product and service offered. You may learn more about Andromeda on their website, AndromedaGalactic.com.