Jennifer Wadella

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Often described as a force of nature, Jennifer Wadella is a remote JavaScript developer, international speaker, foodie, furbaby mama, fitness geek, and community organizer most well known for her work creating innovative and highly sought-after programs for women in technology.

Jennifer has been writing code since before she realized it was a credible career path. She currently works as a lead front-end developer at legal tech startup and loves building javascript applications and speaking at technical conferences. Jennifer is the founder of Kansas City Women in Technology(KCWiT), an organization aimed at growing the number of women in technology careers in Kansas City. She’s created a number of programs for KCWiT to help women and girls learn to code including CoderDojoKC, Coding & Cupcakes and Coding & Cocktails. She is a Rising Trendsetter STEMMy award-winner, PubConf Sydney 2018 Champion and is apparently Missouri’s Coolest Woman according to Pure Wow.

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Articles

There Are No Snow Days When You Work Remote

By Jennifer Wadella

Do you think you have what it takes to work remote? Better yet, does your company or the place you’re interviewing with have what it takes to support remote workers? Consider this your guide to deciding if you’re in the right place to start working remote, and if you are—how to survive this substantial work-style change and implement rules, patterns, and boundaries to help you be successful.

Published in DevOps Depths – January 2019, January 2019