Blithe Rocher is a web developer based in Oakland, California. She works remotely full-time for an Atlanta-based company called Big Nerd Ranch. At BNR she uses Ruby on Rails to develop web applications for clients and helps to teach a Ruby training course. Prior to becoming a developer, she received a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Southern California.
Additionally, Blithe is passionate about teaching other women how to become developers. Prior to moving to Oakland, she helped co-organize Rails Girls ATL, a monthly meetup for women interested in learning about programming.