Award Categories
Developer Technologies
First year awarded:
2021
Number of MVP Awards:
2
Language
English

Salma Alam-Naylor

United Kingdom
I help developers build stuff, learn things, and love what they do.

Biography

Salma — or whitep4nth3r – helps developers build stuff, learn things and love what they do. She currently works at Netlify as a Staff Developer Experience Engineer, streams live coding, and loves helping people get into tech. After a career as a music teacher and comedian, Salma transitioned to technology in 2014, working as a front end developer and tech lead for startups, agencies and global e-commerce.

Salma is active in the developer community. She is a Microsoft MVP for Developer Technologies, partnered Twitch streamer, and relentless advocate for building a truly accessible web. Founder of unbreak.tech, womenwhostream.tech, and womenofjamstack.com, her projects call for social change and equality in the technology industry, and her expertise is the Jamstack and related front end web technologies. Salma believes that tech is the future, and everyone is welcome to build stuff, learn things, and love what they do.

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