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There and Back Again: A Grad’s Tale
September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree and open to the public
Jennifer Alfano Nelson earned a B.A. in Religious Studies and English at UA in 2007, and she will be back to UA to talk about her majors and her time at the University.
Jennifer, who is now member of the Alum Liaison Committee, went on to earn a M.A. in Education at UAB and taught middle school English from 2010-2017. During this time, she developed an interest in educational technology and software development and decided to learn to code, receiving a scholarship to Flatiron School’s Web Developer program from Women Who Code. She is now a software developer at Quantalytix, Inc. in Birmingham, AL. She also gets to combine her passion for education and technology as a Microsoft TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) volunteer, co-teaching an introduction to computer science course at Tarrant High School.
Meet Jennifer here.