Jess is a Software Engineer on the Platform team at Sprout Social. She went to Dev Bootcamp in January 2014 and has worked in Python since graduating the program. She also helps organize women in tech events in the Chicago development community. Code is a tool that people can use to improve their job prospects, problem solving skills, and generally better their lives. Jess’s passion is getting people from non-traditional backgrounds into coding. Her personal 2017 goals are to read 52 novels and play 16 new board games.