Jessica van Brummelen

Graduate Student, CSAIL, MIT App Inventor
Jessica is an EECS PhD graduate research assistant aiming to empower learners with technology to solve real world problems.
Alongside the MIT App Inventor team, she has developed an interface to enable nearly anyone to develop conversational agents, a web-based teachable conversational agent for 3-5th graders, and a voice-first, natural language tool for programming. She believes that given the right tools, knowledge and skills, anyone can create significant positive change in their community.