S13:E7 - What it’s like to build React (Sophie Alpert)

CodeNewbie Podcast

It's not impossible to go from open source contributor to core team member.

In this episode, we talk about React with Sophie Alpert, engineering manager at Humu, former manager of the React core team at Facebook. Sophie talks about the decision to drop out of college to work full-time at Kahn Academy, what her favorite things about React are, and going from the top open source contributor to React to then building it on the core team.

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Sophie Alpert

Sophie Alpert is an engineering manager at Humu. Previously, she worked at Facebook as the engineering manager for React, an open-source library used by millions of developers. She’s an expert at fixing software systems and really enjoys good food.

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