Kari Jordan

FORCE11 Member since August 27, 2020


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Dr. Kari L. Jordan (she/her) is the Executive Director of The Carpentries, a non-profit project that teaches foundational coding and data science skills. In this role she advocates for The Carpentries mission, vision, and values through strategic relationships and championing people first, access for all, and community collaboration. Prior to this, she was the Carpentries Senior Director of Equity and Assessment, responsible for overseeing and implementing programs in the areas of equity and inclusion, assessment, and strategic engagement and implementation of community development programs. Kari holds a PhD in Engineering Education and a MA in Education from The Ohio State University, as well as a MS and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University, and an Adjunct Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the Department of Engineering and Technology, College of Aeronautics.