S24:E5 - Balancing Parenthood and Programming (Phoebe Voong-Fadel)
Today, Saron talks with Phoebe Voong-Fadel, a self-taught Frontend Developer at the National Foundation for Educational Research. After having transitioned from a successful 14-year career in Higher Education in 2017, Phoebe made the courageous decision to pursue coding full-time while balancing the responsibilities of being a mother to her two children. Along with learning about her experience balancing learning to code and being a mom we talk to Phoebe about her passions that extend beyond her professional role. She actively contributes to the coding community by writing articles for freeCodeCamp and mentors early-career developers.
- Compiler (sponsor)
- The Collab Lab
- Paired programming
- Front-end Development
Phoebe was born and educated in the U.K. Before entering the world of web development, she worked for over a decade at various universities in London. Throughout her career in Higher Education, she was a strong advocate of using technology and software to automate repetitive administrative tasks. So she decided to pursue a more technical career. She is currently working full-time as a front-end developer at the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER).