To make NodeJS successful, we need everyone's help. And everyone isn't here.
This talk had a huge impact on me when I was still working in restaurants, listening to podcasts and talks during my shifts, and learning to code at night. Although I'm more privileged than many, I have no college degree and come from a background and industry completely different than most folks in tech. I never dreamt that I could be able to work with the Node.js collaborators. Watching this talk gave me hope that not only could I one day be welcome in the Node community, but that I could be valuable to it. Seeing that people were fighting to create a community that I could participate in moved me so much, and planted a seed in my head which is now bearing fruit after years of hard work. Thank you, Ashley!
Rewatching this talk now is crazy for me, because I see faces in it that I have met and had lovely conv