Speaker Details

Speaker Details2019-01-07T06:16:27+00:00

Adrienne Tacke

Speaker Bio:

Adrienne Braganza Tacke is a Filipina software engineer, international speaker, and published author of the book Coding for Kids: Python. She is also a LinkedIn Learning instructor who specializes in Azure and Cloud Development courses. She takes great delight in solving complex problems and building awesome things, particularly with C# and JavaScript. Most of all, she relishes the opportunity to teach anyone about code.

After almost 8 years in the software engineering industry, she has worked in various industries like higher education and healthcare as well as several Las Vegas startups. Currently, she is a software engineer in the FinTech industry where she continues to solve complex problems to help modernize the FinTech space.

Any remaining time she has not advancing her career is dedicated to educating, mentoring, and leading new software engineers. From her #DontBeAfraidOfTheTerminal series on Instagram to her lessons and talks as a Code.org volunteer for Las Vegas, Adrienne wants to share her knowledge with everyone and help anyone truly curious to become knowledge leaders. She strongly advocates for STEM education and always encourages young women and girls to explore a career in software engineering.

And for the important information: her favorite PC/video games are Age of Empires II, RollerCoaster Tycoon 2, and the Borderlands series; her favorite lipstick color is Bite's Aubergine; her favorite movies are Inception (really, anything be Christopher Nolan) and The Matrix.