Katie Broida is an Open Web Engineer at Bocoup, where she works on improving tests for web browser standards and visualizing test results. Katie not only is passionate about crafting code, but is also skilled at handicrafts as well. This makes her interested in finding the most simple, elegant solution to a problem and also drives her to understand her tools deeply.
After studying Linguistics at Boston University, Katie got her start in open source software through an Outreachy internship at Mozilla working on the frontend of the Firefox browser. You can spot some of her work in Firefox if you look very closely. In fact if you zoom in on a page in your Firefox browser, you will see the zoom button she implemented in the URL bar.