Kara Ridzon Bernert

karabernert.com ⋅ github.com/beavz


New York, NY

Software Engineer, 2014-Present

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Technical Research Asssistant II, 2013-2014

Hey, Madeline Magazine, Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA

Layout Director, 2010–2012

Thermax, Inc.
Dartmouth, MA

Data Management, Summer 2010 and 2012



Ruby, HTML/haml, CSS/SCSS, Javascript/ES6/CoffeeScript, SQL, SVG, Python, Elm, Haskell, R

Frameworks & Libraries

Rails, React, Webpack, Node, RSpec, Minitest, Cucumber, Jasmine, Jquery, Angulars, Backbone, Bootstrap

Tools & Processes

Git & github/waffle.io, vim, tmux, pair programming, Agile, pivotal tracker, AWS, Heroku, Circle CI, Segment, Hubspot Dev Tools/APIs

Design Software

Inkscape, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign


Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA

B.A. in Chemistry and Women’s and Gender Studies, October 2012

Course work: Organic, Inorganic, Biological and Physical Chemistry, Bioethics, Physics, Cellular Biology, Genetics, Science Writing, Women’s and Gender Studies Calculus, French, Drawing, Java at MIT

Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME

Exchange Study Program, 2010

Coursework: Advanced Organic Chemistry, Feminist Theory, Psychology, Ballet

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Extension School, 2011, 2012, 2014

Coursework: French, Biostatistics

App Academy
Manhattan, NY

Intensive Course in Web Development, 2014