Cypress Ambassador Spotlight: Olga Trofimova

May 23, 2024

By Ronald Williams

What motivates you to be a Cypress Ambassador?

- To develop the framework and make the QA's life easier

- To help more people learn about it

- Have a hand in improving Cypress

How do you currently help others that are either using Cypress or interested in using Cypress?

I have 1-1 sessions where I teach people how to use the framework.

What is your favorite Cypress feature?

- Snapshots and video recording

- Easy way to get the selector right from the web-site

- Automatic time-wait

What is your favorite "Cypress Best Practice" and why?

Selecting Elements - the time-saving method of getting the selectors

Cypress Studio - super quick way to record and copy-paste simple tests

Outside of work, what are your favorite things to do (hobbies, passions, etc.)?

I love traveling and wine collecting - each bottle in my collection has its story. I do not drink, just collect, because I care about my health :) Also, I have a dog Kotlin - she has anxiety and I am learning zoo-psychology and coaching to help her. In my free time, I am developing my start-up.

What is one professional milestone you are proud of? (an accomplishment, celebration, recognition, etc.)

Moving to Germany and participation in IT conferences.

For new users -  what is the best way to "get started" with Cypress?

Answer the question - why do you need to use Cypress? What kind of problem are you going to solve with it?

What is your favorite quote or saying?

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

About the Ambassador Program.

The Cypress Ambassador program supports the top Cypress advocates around the world. Through this program, Ambassadors are offered speaking opportunities, a personalized hub, and visibility within our extensive network.To learn more about these wonderful ambassadors visit our Official Ambassador webpage.

The Cypress Community Team has been working on the official Cypress Ambassador program to include a variety of new experiences, support resources, benefits, contribution areas, and much more. One of our main priorities is to highlight our current Ambassadors and the amazing work they are doing. They truly embody the community spirit through their advocacy to help empower others. We will be having more opportunities to connect with our Ambassadors this year. Make sure to stay updated and connect with the community.