April Wensel

April Wensel is a veteran software engineer and technical leader whose varied career spans education, research, healthcare, and entertainment. She has also mentored and led workshops with diversity-focused organizations like Hackbright Academy and Black Girls Code. She founded Compassionate Coding in order to spread kindness and compassion throughout the developer community. When not coding or leading workshops, she enjoys running marathons and cooking vegan food—because animals deserve our compassion, too!