Jennifer Jacobs is a researcher who examines ways to diversify participation and practice in computer programming by building computational tools for art, design, digital fabrication, and craft. As part of her research, she has conducted computational crafting workshops around the world. Her work has been presented at international conferences, including CHI, DIS, and SIGGRAPH, and has been featured in the press, including Wired and Le Monde. Presently, Jennifer is completing a Ph.D. at the MIT Media Lab in the Lifelong Kindergarten Research Group. She received a Masters of Science from MIT in the High-Low Tech group and a Masters of Fine Art from Hunter College in Manhattan. Her work has been exhibited in Ars Electronica, Art Basel, Boston Fashion Week, and the Portland Art Museum in Oregon.