Shayna Cummings

software engineer, technical educator, organizer

what I'm up to


  1. staff consulting engineer @ Code for America working on automatic record clearance
  2. director @ Women Who Code Boston
  3. occasional software development instructor @ General Assembly Boston


  1. software engineer & tech lead @ Pluralsight
  2. software engineer & scrum master @ Maxwell Health
  3. project mgmt @ Harvard University
  4. software applications @ Meditech

selected talks

2020-05-12 Women Who Code CONNECT (Online) Craft Your Engineering Career Story: From Resume to Interview [recording]
2020-04-23 Women Who Code Boston (Online) Crafting Your Engineering Career Story [deck] [recording]
2020-02-29 Women Who Code Lagos (Online) Get That Tech Job! [deck]
2019-09-17 Boston EdTech Meetup Equitable Access in STEM
2019-03-23 TechTogether Boston The One-Hour Website (workshop)

2018-11-09 Liberty Mutual UX Summit (Boston) Human-Centered Design with Data Products

2018-07-10 Women in Tech International (Toronto) Mentorship and Advocacy: Enablers for Equal Opportunity (panel)

2018-04-28 Women Who Code CONNECT (San Francisco) Fireside Chat with Tracy Chou
2018-01-27 SheHacks Boston Intro to Web Development (workshop)