Although women hold about a third of the jobs in the tech industry in Kansas City, which is higher than the national average, local women are taking steps to try to boost their numbers in the field. Coding and Cocktails is a program designed to get more women into computer coding; it’s hosted by KC Women in Tech. Jennifer Wadella, founder and director of Women in Tech, addressed the attendees of Coding and Cocktails on Saturday at The Nerdery, 100 E. Seventh St. in Kansas City.
Although women hold about a third of the jobs in the tech industry in Kansas City, which is higher than the national average, local women are taking steps to try to boost their numbers in the field. Coding and Cocktails is a program designed to get more women into computer coding; it’s hosted by KC Women in Tech. Jennifer Wadella, founder and director of Women in Tech, addressed the attendees of Coding and Cocktails on Saturday at The Nerdery, 100 E. Seventh St. in Kansas City. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star
Although women hold about a third of the jobs in the tech industry in Kansas City, which is higher than the national average, local women are taking steps to try to boost their numbers in the field. Coding and Cocktails is a program designed to get more women into computer coding; it’s hosted by KC Women in Tech. Jennifer Wadella, founder and director of Women in Tech, addressed the attendees of Coding and Cocktails on Saturday at The Nerdery, 100 E. Seventh St. in Kansas City. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star

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Women in the Kansas City tech industry aim to boost their numbers

August 12, 2015 7:51 PM

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