Pass It On Award Recipients

Kathryn R.

Spring 2015 Systers Pass It On Award Winner

Kathryn is a freelance interactive developer currently working on mobile apps for special needs children. She is especially interested in how mobile apps can help kids and their caregivers to have the most positive interactions. She has previously designed SDKs at a startup (litl), developed front-ends at an interactive agency (Schematic), taught programming (RISD|CE), co-written a book (Adobe AIR in Action), and given talks across Europe and North America (Mobile Central Europe, O’Reilly Fluent).

Committed to retaining women in tech, she hosts the Motherboard podcast (, blogs about gender in tech and beyond at Equalitism (, curates a weekly email newsletter for allies at Ally as a Verb (, and tweets as @krotondo.