Alisha Ramos

I'm a designer and developer working at Vox Media in D.C.

About

I'm a senior front-end engineer, product designer, and sometimes-writer living in Washington, D.C. I currently work at Vox Media building scalable, functional, and beautiful platforms for our revenue products. Before this, I worked as a strategy consultant in New York. I graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and Medieval History.

What I'm Feeling

Santa Claws.

Design and Projects

Please visit one of these fine websites.

Research and Writing

  • Brand Relevance and Revenue in the Age of Snapchat  — NiemanLab, 2016 Predictions for Journalism (2015)
  • Coding Is A Privilege — Medium (2015)
  • If you create Brogrammer stickers as satire, you're part of the problem — Medium (2015)
  • Reporters, Designers, and Developers Become BFFs  — NiemanLab, 2015 Predictions for Journalism (2014)
  • In the Shark Tank: The Social Construction of Gendered Valuation in Venture Capital Investing of Women's Technology Startups  — Senior Thesis, Harvard University (2012)
  • How Women Are Getting Left Out of the Venture Capital Game  — Forbes (2012)
  • A Study in Subtle Hostility  — Personal (2014)
  • A Quote to Ponder

    "It takes years as a woman to unlearn what you have been taught to be sorry for."

    — Amy Poehler, "Yes Please"

    Reading

    You can take a peek at what articles I'm reading here.

    Listening