Catt Small

Catt is a proud gamer, UX Designer, and Front-End Web Developer. She has done design work for companies of all sizes including Bedrocket Media Ventures, NASDAQ OMX, and Scholastic. She started coding at the age of 12, designing at the age of 15, and graduated from SVA with a BFA in Graphic Design in 2011. In her spare time, Catt makes video games with Buttered Toast Studios and Brooklyn Gamery; organizes events for Tech Under Thirty; teaches game development with The Code Liberation Foundation; and draws comics.


A figure drawing lines to connect diverse faces to each other.

Ten Lessons Learned from Organizing Diversity-Focused Events

Here are some methods I've learned over the past two years to create well-attended, diverse events.

Drawing of a woman's face, eyebrows drawn, mouth downturned.

Hiring Isn’t Enough

The true story of a team that tried and failed to retain diverse employees.