Adulting 101: Women in Tech Careers

            Learn about what inspires people to join the tech workforce, from .Net Developer, Abby Burkhalter. Discover what kind education is required and how women are an integral part of the field.

            Adulting 101: Women in Tech Careers is scheduled to be held at The Edge, the Library’s Teen Department, on Thursday, March 7 from 5:00 to 7:00. The program will include tech related crafts, a chance to build your own video game program, and an interview with Abby Burkhalter.

Meet Abby

            Abby Burkhalter is .Net Developer, her website states, “I am regarded as a front end web developer, focused on delivering responsive, accessible, and friendly user experiences”. Abby graduated from Clinton Prairie High School and Indiana University Kokomo, where she interned and worked as a Web Technician. She has worked with several institutions in various technological capacities, including as a Web Developer for IUPUI. Her technology interests continue in her spare time, as she is an avid video gamer. For more information, visit her professional website here

            Adulting 101: Women in Tech Careers is a free event. For more information contact Rachel Milburn, Teen Services Manager, at (765)654-8746 or email To follow activities held at the Library Teen Department find us on Facebook at FCPL Teens or Instagram @myfcpl. To register for this event visit the event page here.  

       Teen Tech Reads at FCPL

  • More Happy Than Notby Adam Silvera, is the story of a grieving teen who lives in a world where technological memory wipes are possiblity. 
  • Mechanicaby Betsy Cornwall, this is as re-telling of Cinderella with an evil stepmother trying to control the results of a technology fair. 
  • Warcrossby Marie Lu, is a cyberpunk virtual reality thriller!
  • Girl Codeby Andrea Gonzales, tells the story of two teens who meet at a Girls Who Code Camp and create a video game that makes them famous.

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