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Anarosa Paredes

Software Developer


  • Working full-time and partially remote near Ottawa, Canada
  • Fetching current book...


Togglwrapper [source]

  • Python library to make it easy to use Toggl's API (time tracking service).
  • Full documentation hosted via ReadTheDocs.
  • Released under the MIT license.

OWLR: Single Page App Test [source] [demo]

  • AngularJS SPA, using Google App Engine as a backend.
  • Sample project done in a couple days (not fully functional).
  • Users can sign up, log in, see who else signed up, and start composing a message to another user.

Talks & Workshops

Workshop: Generative Art with Processing [slides]

  • Full-day workshop taught as part of Girls Learning Code Ottawa
  • An introduction to coding to create digital art
  • Oct 22, 2016

Workshop: Learning to Program with Python [slides]

  • Full-day workshop taught as part of Kids Learning Code Toronto
  • An introduction to basic programming concepts, for absolute beginners
  • Nov 29, 2014

Lightning Talk: Things Other People Have Said About Technical Debt [slides]

  • A 10-15min review on technical debt
  • Nov 21, 2014


Co-organizer of PyCon Canada [conference]

Co-organizer of PyLadies Toronto [meetup]

  • Monthly meetups that featured tech talks and networking, usually around Python.
  • Co-organized from 2014-2015


This is what I'm focusing the majority of my time on right now:

  • Spending time with loved ones
  • Ramping up learning about security engineering
  • Rock climbing: moving up a bouldering level
  • Leading my local office's "Diversity & Inclusion" group and related internal initiaves
  • Preparing to launch a micro tech blog
  • Building out a community in a new place by being a good friend and mentor
  • Working up to reading 52 books a year
This "Now list" is inspired by Derek Sivers. Read more about now pages here. Last updated August 18, 2019.