Sarah Withee is a polyglot software engineer, international public speaker, teacher and mentor, and hardware and robot tinkerer located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has had a passion for technology ever since she wrote her first computer programs in elementary school. She captivates audiences with popular and powerful technical and anecdotal talks. She gives workshops to teach programming and hardware-building to women in tech, as well as to students of all ages. She's also mentored youth robotics teams to championships, been on a Google Year in Search video, started the viral hashtag #SpeakerConfessions, and organized six conferences, including the upcoming Abstractions conference in August.