Laura Melo

The Mama Bear


Your job title?

Coder Mom

Which languages do you speak?

Español, English

Which languages do you write?

CSS, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5

Where were you born?

Riverside, Argentina

What was your first experience with the internet? What year was that?

I think it was in the 90s, I'm not sure exactly the year, it was in my first visit to the public National University, I was visiting it in a kind of guided visit to help us to decide what to study. They showed us 'the internet' and I fell in love.

Where in the world do you like to work?

At home, I love to work in pyjamas, I can't do it often but I really enjoy when I do it.
If I could, I'd love to move my house to the beach and I would work from there, well, I'm at Riverside now, it's nice too.

Where in the world are you now?

Riverside, Argentina

What led you to work at Saucal?

I wanted to work in a good working team, to stop working alone and to me grow and learn more. I wanted to move myself into new challenges and I found Saucal.

What’s the most interesting challenge you’ve worked on since joining?

Work in Mojito platform, trying to get involved in an already made code by a more expert coder than me.

What is your favorite activity outside of work?

Gardening, yoga and tai chi.

What is your favourite food/beverage?

Chai Tea, beer and chipas (Pão de queijo)

Favourite quote or song lyrics they live by (or) that best reps you?

My favority song is in Spanish, it's called: 'Todas las hojas son del viento' (all the leaves are of the wind) de Pescado Rabioso and it talks about being parent.

Most interesting story or factoid about you?

Going camping to Iguazu falls with my best friend in the jungle, the two of us (girls) alone for 5 days, on the third day we have went to a hostel because an animal scratched the tent during night. But we were so asleep that only realized about the scratches in the morning.