(Update) Tech-Girl: Leah Culver

She is Leah Culver, one of the Co-Founder and was the Lead Designer of Pownce. Was? Well, they shutdown the service on December 15, 2008, after they joined Six Apart.

Follow up:

Leah’s success is a story, no, an inspiring story for all who are serious with taking Computer Science, you should read how she became the Co-Founder of Pownce and now working for Six Apart (products: Movable Type, Vox, and TypePad).

Where Pownce came from…

“After several Java (J2EE) development jobs Leah Culver wanted to learn a new programming language.” It was a hobby project and a self-study. The kind of thing programmers do most of the time – that is, if you really love what you are doing and do not want to put your CS knowledge to waste. You can read Im Mike’s interview with Leah Culver, dated July 6, 2007.

… it all started with a teddy bear

The Deal wrote Leah Culver, 25, writes the code that powers Pownce

How does a 25-year-old computer science major from the University of Minnesota wind up as a co-founder of one of Silicon Valley’s most closely watched startups? For Leah Culver, the lead developer of Pownce – the microblogging startup co-founded by Digg Inc. founder Kevin Rose – it all started with a teddy bear.

You can check out Leah’s Vox Blog, Last.fm, Flickr, Twitter, and CrunchBase Profile.

Update (2009-05-26)
Leah also have a Facebook Page.

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