SCE Hosts Women in Technology Panel


A panel discussion about women in technology was hosted at SCE on Wednesday, July 17.   SCE faculty Brian Hare helped to organize the event and computer science undergraduate Sarah Withee served on the panel.  About 20 people attended the  panel discussion which was organized by The Nerdery, a Minneapolis-based interactive software company with a presence in Kansas City.  The screening of the documentary film, “She++” helped to define the issues and was then followed by an open forum. Panelists were, left to right:

Sarah Withee: CS student, Software Engineering Intern at Perceptive Software, Binary Girls blogger, discussion moderator

Melanie Haas: Technical Director at VML, Organizer of KC Geek Night

Jennifer Wadella: Interactive Web Developer at VML, Founder of KC Women in Technology

Josepha Haden Chomphosy: Digital Analyst at MMGY Global, co-founder of WordPressKC

Sarah Hebert: CEO and Creative Director of Curious Pixel, Digital Communications Manager at Sprint, co-founder of Hack of the Sexes


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