Kat Slump

Occupation: Student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Who she is: "An ideas person with a love for kittens."

Q: What do you love most about your career/major?

A: Tech has endless possibilities!

Q: When did you become inspired to partake in tech? What was your inspiration?

A: My sophomore year in HS. I fell into it by accident and then loved it from that day forward!

Q: What prepared you the best for your job/major today?

A: Stepping outside of my comfort zone and dreaming big.

Q: What non-tech skill do you find most helpful/important that’s for your career?

A: Being personable. Public speaking. Problem-solving. Design Thinking.

Q: What’s your favorite coding language?

A: Ruby!

Q: What are some of your interests outside tech?

A: Startups, design, kittens.

Q: What advice would you give a young person interested in tech now?

A: Just do it. You can pair tech with anything so chances are you’ll find something that interests you! Follow your passions and success will follow.