Staff in the Wild is a Couchsurfing program that seeks to connect the staff at HQ with the community at large. We’re hosting travelers, organizing events and will be out surfing around the globe. Request a staff member in your city!
Name: Gemma Barlow
Role: Senior iOS Developer
Where to? Nairobi, Kenya
Couchsurfing makes a me a better... communicator.
"They say it’s impossible, we say ‘we’re Kenyan’" - ‘Kenya Amazing Race’ promotional slogan
I chose Nairobi for two reasons. Firstly, as an iOS developer I had heard about Kenya’s unique mobile-first technology landscape and, secondly, I have a family connection to the region. For several years, my Mom has raised funds for …