Speaker Details

Melissa Jurkoic

Melissa has worked in the tech industry for over 20 years in roles ranging from Junior Software Engineer to her current role as the Chief Customer Experience Officer at addapptation. She holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of New Hampshire, an executive certification in Management and Leadership from MIT and a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) certification. Always driven by her passion to have a positive impact on the decline of women in STEM education and careers, she has volunteered with organizations around the world including ChickTech, Everwise, WITI, NH Tech Alliance, Microsoft DigiGirlz, wiseHer and AnitaB.org. This passion led her to co-found Diversify Thinking, an initiative focused on moving inclusion from conversation to action. Melissa organizes mentoring programs and creates opportunities for collaboration among diverse thinkers through their Rise & Diversify Event Series.

Sessions

Title Date/Time
Users Don't Have to Suffer in the Cloud Thursday 08/19/2021 11:00 AM
Why a Diverse Team is Crucial to Startup Success Thursday 08/19/2021 02:45 PM

Code PaLOUsa Speaker Interview Series

In coordination with TaleLearnCode, a group of the Code PaLOUsa 2020 speakers are being interviewed. Unfortunately, we do not have Melissa scheduled yet; but check out all of the other speakers that have been scheduled for the Code PaLOUsa Speaker Series.

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A software development conference in the Louisville, KY area on August 18 - 20, 2021 designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of development stack.

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