Daphne Larose

Sr Software Engineer
Niantic

Daphne Larose is a senior programmer with wide-ranging experience designing APIs, adding features to various programming languages, writing security software for printers, writing the string logic for previously released Apple emoji, and now working on Pokemon GO at Niantic. In 2012, Daphne founded BlackFemaleCoders, a blog that highlights black female developers. In 2015, she founded Black Feminist Book Club in Oakland that continues to meet once a month and has since grown to nearly 500 members and has a second chapter in DC. Daphne has presented twice at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, an annual event that brings together software developers around the world to showcase Apple’s newest products and improvements. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Barnard College.



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