Samina is a developer advocate at thirdweb. In her role, she helps guide and educate developers who want to build on web3 through a variety of channels including social media, workshops, conferences and blogs. A leader in the space, she is passionate about education, women’s empowerment and online community development. You can find her sharing tips and insights on Twitter as @saminacodes. Samina is also the creator of DarkModeComics, a developer-focused web comic. She is currently a final year Business Administration and Computer Science student at the University of New Mexico.


Please send me a direct message on Twitter or email me hello[at]samina[dot]codes. Or you can also schedule a coffee chat.


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Where are you from?

I am from Afghanistan and I live in the United States. 🇦🇫🇺🇸

When did you start programming? What was your first programming language?

I started programming January 2018 with an introductory CS course at my University. My first programming language was technically JavaScript, but through a library called p5.js.

Why did you choose to do programming?

I wanted to have a career where I would never get bored.

What is your current tech stack?

Focused on JS, React, and also learning Solidity.

What is your favorite NFT artist or collection?

I don't have a favorite NFT artist or collection.

Who is your favorite Marvel hero?

I am a huge fan of The Punisher, Daredevil, and Captain America.

What is your current dream/goal?

I am saving up money so I can move to Telosa in 2030.

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