Interview with Luna Ruan

One of the women at the heart of React

Rachel Nabors
Dec 12, 2019 · 3 min read

Luna is the newest member on Facebook’s React Core team (as of December 2019). In this interview, she talks a bit about why she chose React and balancing coding with being human. You can find her on Twitter as @lunaruan.

What do you do on the React Core Team?

Why React?

How do you balance what you do with having a life?

What do you like to do when you aren’t hacking?

What’s your workspace like?

What’s a challenge you’ve overcome?


This interview appeared in a condensed format in the 2019 Women at the Heart of React Zine. It is part of a series of interviews with women who contribute to React Core and organize the React Community. Portrait by Xyra Brittney.

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