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Eleftheria Batsou

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This is my 2019 — Recap

I am writing this piece for 12 months…


In this post, I'm sharing my highlights of 2019. I 've been keeping notes of the things that I'm most proud of and I thought it would be a fun idea to publish them and also create a short video.
Watch the 2019 video recap below ⬇️

Let’s start!


  • I have 4000 followers on Twitter
  • I finished the 2nd course about d3.js which was created for PacktPub
  • I visited Athens (due to my masters)

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  • My 2nd course for PacktPub is being published😊
  • My contract with PacktPub is getting renewed. So I was asked to work on the 3rd course about D3.js!
  • I visited Athens once again
  • I was contacted to write an article for rosadigitaleweek. This article was about women in tech and I’m really glad I wrote it 🙆


  • I got accepted to speak at PyConfWeb in Munich, German
  • I finished the 3rd course for PacktPub
  • I reached 1200 subscribers on YouTube

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  • I visited Athens for the 3rd time this year
  • I started the dailyUI challenge (you can find the articles here). Note: If you plan to take this challenge please read this article first.

  • I’ m publishing the 3rd course about D3.js for PacktPub
  • I’m giving a talk, remotely, at International’s women day at Warri, Nigeria!
  • My colleagues from Germany came. We held our meetings in a Villa🤓
  • A greek magazine published a paper a colleague and I had written/presented in a conference the previous year


  • I’m going to Munich, Germany

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  • And I’m giving a talk at PyWebCon, the talk is about D3.js and the great things you can build using it!
  • But I also stopped for a few weeks to do everything, I stopped youtube, tweeting, gym, etc as it was time to focus on my studies…

Eleftheria Batsou on hotel


  • The company I work for had a yearly-event and we decided to go for rafting!!
  • After that, we also celebrated the 5 years my company is developing (the party was amazing!!)
  • I also went to Poland (Warsaw and Krakow)

  • And I spoke at the AppforumEvent organized by Zebra
  • I attended the DevIT conference in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • I had my final exams for my masters and I went to Athens. I was very nervous… (watch the experience below)
  • But, thankfully I passed the exams and I was so happy



  • Well, I don’t have a lot to mention about this month… My only goal was → Vacations!

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  • We held another work event, we went to an entertainment park (called magic park) and we had a lot of fun!
  • My colleagues from German came again, and we had our meetings in a lovely villa next to a pool (they are coming twice a year)
  • I finally have 6000 followers on twitter


  • I started the 2nd year of my master’s, this time as a full-time student!
  • I’ m going for the 1st time in Riga, Latvia as I’m a speaker at the DevOps Unicorns conference

  • I’m going for the 2nd time this year in Munich, Germany as I’m a speaker at the CFCamp conference.


  • I submitted the first set of projects for my masters (1/5), and my scores were 7/10 and 10/10!
  • I gave, in my company, a talk about UX/UI

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  • I’ m going for the 1st time in Cape Town, South Africa as I’m a speaker at the Let’s Test conference
  • I reached 1900 subscribers on Youtube


  • I submitted the second set of projects for my masters (2/5), and my scores were 8.5/10 and 8.5/10!
  • I’m going to Poland, for the second time, as I’m a speaker at ConFrontJS
  • I reached 2000 subscribers on Youtube

That’s it from me!!

I wish you an AMAZING year.
2020 is your year to shine.
Stay focused and determined, you got this.

If you want to see my 2018 recap, please read it here.

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