Jennifer Wadella

Founder, Kansas City Women in Technology

Jennifer Wadella has been writing code since before she realized it was a credible career path. She currently works as the lead front-end developer at a legal tech startup and loves building JavaScript applications + speaking at technical conferences. Jennifer is an active member of the KC tech community and 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 the PubConf Sydney 2018 Champion, a Silicon Prairie Champion Award Nominee, Rising Trendsetter STEMMy award-winner, and is apparently Missouri’s Coolest Woman according to Pure Wow. She doesn’t blog much, but she can handle 140 characters – @likeOMGitsFEDAY


Blog: jenniferwadella.com/

My Sessions

Handling Angular 2+ Forms Without Losing Your Sanity


“Why’d you have to go and make things so complicated?” – Avril Lavigne, implementing Angular 2 forms in 2018 Forms are such a basic part of web applications; how did they get so complicated? This talk will very briefly walk through Angular 2+ template driven vs. reactive forms and use cases for their implementation, then […]

Web and Frontend