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Jennifer Wadella

Jennifer Wadella has been writing code since before she realized it was a credible career path. She currently works as a software engineer at an admission software company and loves building javascript applications and speaking at technical conferences. Jennifer is an active member of the KC tech community and the founder of Kansas City Women in Technology (KCWiT), an organization aimed at growing the number of women in technology careers in Kansas City. She's created a number of programs for KCWiT to help women and girls learn to code including CoderDojoKC, Coding & Cupcakes and Coding & Cocktails. When she had more free time she sat on several boards and committees including the Shawnee Mission School District CTE Advisory board, KC STEM Alliance's Girls in STEM initiative, and Young Women in STEM Conference planning committee. She is a Silicon Prairie Champion Award Nominee, Rising Trendsetter STEMMy award-winner, and is apparently Missouri's Coolest Woman according to Pure Wow. She doesn't blog, but she can handle 140 characters - @likeOMGitsFEDAY


Sessions

Jewelbots: How to Get More Girls Coding!
Why Aren't There More Women Developers?