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I enjoy many aspects of my work. I enjoy meeting people. I enjoy writing code. I enjoy writing documentation. I enjoy tweaking processes to make things work smoothly. But I don’t enjoy doing any of these things ALL the time. Luckily, my job allows me to switch between these so I never get bored.

Christine Abernathy

Developer Advocate at Facebook_

Job description_

“Open Source” online communities help developers across the world learn and connect. Christine’s job involves engaging with community members to understand their needs and working with Facebook’s own developers to create the resources they can use to succeed.

More about Christine


  • Start
    Inspired by aunt’s background in chemical engineering
  • Studied electrical engineering at MIT which taught her to take every challenge head on
  • First job out of school was designing microchips at Adaptec and Nokia
  • Switched from microchips to coding when the company she started with friends needed a coder!
  • Now
    Current job educating developers about the benefits of Open Source
meet Lydia

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