Dr. Kari L. Jordan studied mechanical engineering at Michigan Technological University. Her doctoral research explored self-efficacy of underrepresented engineering students. After completing a post-doc in the Engineering Fundamentals Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, she was hired to lead Data Carpentry's Assessment Efforts. Kari is also an Instructor Trainer for Software and Data Carpentry. Kari enjoys running the Engineer Like a Girl, Inc. after school program in her free time, and teaching Zumba fitness. Kari tweets at @drkariljordan.