Meet the ladies(*) behind the cogs.
Secretary, Event Chair
Ventura is a mom enthusiastic about technology and crafting. After organizing CodeDay Kansas City, she was hooked on tech event planning.
Treasurer, Financial Chair
Jacob found redemption as a software engineer while working as an architect. He has a 2 children and is originally from Australia.
Community Outreach Chair
Jenny is a math geek, technology architect, and soccer mom who is excited about empowering girls and women in the tech industry.
Volunteer Coordinator Chair
Brenda is a child advocate who enjoys technology and mentoring children. When she’s not coaching little league soccer, she loves writing poetry and playing with her four grandchildren.
Alex is a communications specialist who, in equal parts, loves graphic design, copy editing and writing. Outside of running the marketing department for a local wealth management firm, she enjoys hanging with her toddler Olive, and volunteering in the community.
Social Media Coordinator
Rebecca supports Kansas City families through code, tweets, words, and awareness working in non-profit communications.
Social Media Chair
Kaitlin is a writer and a feminist who loves Kansas City and works to grow its tech industry as marketing manager for KCnext – the Technology Council of Greater Kansas City.
Coding & Cocktails Director
Sarah is a software engineer who fell in love with computers while playing King's Quest growing up. She enjoys connecting with other women in the industry and helping others feel more confident in their skills.
Coding & Cocktails Co-Director
Tamara is a business and reporting analyst in the financial services industry who balances her day job with crafts and GM'ing D&D campaigns. Tamara's ambition is to be a role model of a woman in STEM for young women.
Bill is a senior software engineer whose passions include mentoring, supporting diversity in tech, and kittens.
CoderDojoKC Director of Curriculum
Eric is a dad, reader, & full-stack developer with a background in K-12 education.
CoderDojoKC Director of Skill Mastery
Lance is a full-stack web dev, standards evangelist, ravenous learner, and proud generalist with roots in marketing. His hobbies normally involve adrenaline and injuries.
Tech sHeroes Director
Jordan is a engineer, feminist and ferret owner who is passionate about showing girls and women the power of code.
Tech sHeroes Director of School Partnerships
Tech sHeroes Director of Curriculum
Drew is a civic-minded Software Engineer (and coffee geek!) that hopes to make the world a better place through technology.