Julen was born in Guam, raised in San Diego County, and has lived in New Orleans for the last ten years. Prior to moving to Louisiana, she studied holistic medicine and herbal sciences in California. She earned her B.A. in Social Sciences, with an emphasis in Anthropology, at Tulane University. She cherishes her past occupations, which include helping seniors improve their computer skills, teaching English in Honduras. She currently spends her time developing in python and exploring data science. She also enjoys singing, dancing and painting. Julen will be co-teaching NOLA_CODE’s March Web Design series.