Jannie Fernandez

Jannie Fernandez

University of Colorado Boulder
NCWIT Director K-12 Alliance and TECHNOLOchicas

Background

Originally from Barranquilla, Colombia, Jannie works at the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) as the Director for the K-12 Alliance and TECHNOLOchicas. She obtained her BS in special education with a focus on learning disabilities from Florida International University in Miami, Florida and is currently pursuing a MS in Organizational Leadership from the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to her work at NCWIT, for over ten years, Jannie taught Biology and Physics, and served as Special Education Department Head for a public high school in Miami, Florida. She continued to work with students with disabilities at the University of Colorado Boulder, coordinating accommodation services through the Disability Services office.