Hi. I'm  a front end engineer. a programming tutor. an advocate for I&D. a passionate learner.
I live and work in beautiful Utah.
I love to code new things.



This is my primary area of expertise after 10+ years in the field. Contact me about web development.


I focus on teaching with compassion and work with all ages. Contact me about mentoring or tutoring.

Cristin O'Connor is a lifesaver! Being new to Gatsby.js, I was having a difficult time finding a solution for a blocker. I scoured documentation, tried every combination of keywords, and and went to every forum I could think of to find the solution. I came across Cristin's reached out. Cristin was responsive, and knowledgeable. She was also kind and concise which was exactly what a newbie like me needed."

Mariah W., Freelance Web Developer

Latest Blog Posts

Programmer on a Laptop
Women In Computing Are Losing Ground
Inclusion and DiversityIndustry

The Women Tech Council recently hosted a virtual summit on the first female recession, which caught my attention because I assumed women’s progress in computer science had been improving. The information presented proved me horribly wrong.

Woman on a Laptop
A Curated List of Cheatsheets for Developers

As a tribute to my young, homework-nerd self, I've compiled a list of some of the best cheat sheets I could find for web development purposes (although admittedly I favored the things I just happen to need sometimes).

Heart and Mind
Perilous Confusion and the Opportunity for Growth
Soft SkillsPersonal Growth

To make the most (or anything at all) of the beautiful gift of confusion, you must be able to step back a bit and transform your doubts into productive thoughts. Instead of letting panic and self-doubt creep in, try to start learning.