Jennifer Argüello

Senior Social Impact Technical Development Manager @ GitHub

Jennifer Argüello is the Senior Social Impact Technical Development Manager at GitHub. She has held positions at Microsoft, Mozilla, the Kapor Center for Social Impact and the Level Playing Field Institute as software engineer, product manager and technical instructor. She has more than 15 years in the industry, working with product creation and delivering instructional curriculum for computer science courses and product management. Jennifer works in tech diversity through her involvement with Latinas in Computing, CODE2040, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and University of California San Diego Computer Science and Engineering department alumni advisory board. In addition she was a co-founder of the Latino Startup Alliance. Jennifer has won much industry recognition. Most recently she was named one of the 20 most influential Latinos in Technology of 2016 by CNET en Español. Other recognitions include Latina 24 Latinas who shine in tech, 2013 Silicon Valley Latino 40 under 40 Latinos2Watch in Science and Technology, 2011 Femmeonomics Top 50 Women to Watch in Tech2010; and 2010 National Association of Professional Women: Professional Woman of the Year.