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Katie is not only a rockstar in the Python software development community, but is among those rare educational technologists that also excel at teaching and professional development. She is a leader of the Washington DC chapter of PyLadies, an organization dedicated to training women in Python programming. Katie is the author of Next-Gen Coders (O’Reilly), which teaches young learners how to code, including creating games and websites. And, she wrote the Accessibility Handbook: Making 508 Websites for Everyone, among several other training books and video series. Previously, Cunningham served as a technical lead at NASA and at Cox Media Group.