Jen Kracha

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University of Colorado Boulder
TeachEngineering Project Engineer

Jennifer (Jen) Kracha is a Project Engineer with TeachEngineering Digital Library – a free online collective of K-12 STEM resources – within NCWIT at the University of Colorado Boulder. Jen is passionate about democratizing engineering and making hands-on engineering curricula accessible to K–12 teachers and students across the globe.

Jen brings strong foundational design knowledge and expertise with the concept of iteration to catapult product development to the team. She leads the planning and execution of several special projects aimed at helping educators to feel confident bringing engineering design into their classroom.

Jen attended the University of Colorado Boulder where she earned a design-rich, project-focused degree in Integrated Design Engineering, with an emphasis in Mechanical Engineering and a concentration in Engineering Management. She has co-authored several academic papers and holds a design patent through Medline Industries.

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