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Discussion on: JavaScript Influencers to Follow in 2021🤩

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Sylwia Vargas

Well, if you’re curious, I trust you’ll google it! Try for instance: “women to follow in tech”, or “black JS devs Twitter”. That’s the best way to fulfill your curiosity — you don’t need to ask other people to do this for you!

However, even though I typically don’t do other people’s homework, here are a few JS devs who are not white cishet men just to get you started:

  • Sophie Alpert (60,7k followers)
  • Monica Powell (9k)
  • Tae’lur Alexis (51,3k)
  • Samantha Ming (22,5k)
  • Gift Egwuenu (18,3k)
  • Christian Nwamba (39,8k)
  • Ania Kubow (31,9k)
  • Kapehe_ok (11,3k)
  • Cassidy Williams (152,3k)
  • Laurie Barth (22,3k)
  • Kelsey Hightower (122,4K)
  • Kefimochi (18k)
  • Sara Vieira (34,4K)
  • Amelia Wattenberger (15,3k)
  • Nicole Archambault (12,9k)
  • Marcy Stutton (22,1k)
  • Mandy Mitchell (11,3k)
  • Molly Struve (15,8k)

I hope that you are still curious! And that you will follow them.

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themeselection Author

Thank you very much for your suggestion.👍 We will go through the profiles and will include them.

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Sylwia Vargas

Great! I’d also appreciate an answer to my two questions:

  • what was your research process?
  • how do you define an “influencer” in this context?
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themeselection Author


A1. JavaScript Influencer
A2. Based on the popular framework they had created, supported, and few others to diversify as much as we can.

I request you to consider that a list can be different based on the compilation of the authors and we're just creating a list that can be helpful to other developers. We have not considering black, white, women, or man.

We're open to update and improve just request you all to not move this topic in another direction 🙏