Janice is founder and Executive Director of ChickTech, a nonprofit dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of women and girls pursuing technology-based careers. She is also a business consultant with project experience ranging from small business websites to lean process improvement. Janice has a BS in Computer Engineering from Oregon State University and an MBA from Willamette University, where she focused on sustainability. She believes strongly that the diversity and strengths that women bring will push high tech to even more impressive heights. Her drive to advocate for women in high tech comes from her own experiences in computer engineering and the realization that the percentage of women in engineering isn’t getting higher by itself.