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JavaScript Auntie is here!

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Find me on the interwebz at or on Twitter @jenlooper. Pronouns are she/her.

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Projects of Note:

I'm working on a textbook for kids in grades 6-8, published by Wiley, entitled Computer Science for Kids. Forthcoming in Spring 2023, it is alighted to CSTA standards and has a fun, game-driven storyline with bespoke print illustrations. Follow this project here.

I also founded and am the Executive Director of the Front-End Foxes School, a boot camp for and by women, which you can find here.

Visit Snappy Squirrel online e-books for kids here.

Enjoy free Machine Learning zines!

Check out the Digital Humanities Toolkit, currently under development here.

Some fun facts:

I am Head of Academic Advocacy at AWS.

I worked at Microsoft and am a Google Developer Expert.

I teach at Boston University's Metropolitan School in the CS department.

I have over 22 years' experience as a web and mobile developer, specializing in creating cross-platform mobile and web apps.

I enjoy using machine learning solutions within a mobile and web context (applied ML).

Mostly these days I build with Vue.js.

I'm the President and founder of Front-End Foxes, Inc., an international initiative and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit created to help women learn front-end technologies, which was formerly called Vue Vixens, Inc. We're in our fourth year and going strong.

I live in Wellesley, Massachusetts (USA) with my husband and am an empty nester with two adult daughters


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