Wendi has earned a B.S. and a M.S. in Chemistry and has performed research in computational chemistry and physics. Now, she is a Linux Systems Engineer and Technical Writer for the Compute and Data Environment for Science (CADES) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Wendi has interests in science communication, teaching, and outreach – as well as digital design and archery. After participating in the BE program at SIAM CSE17, she hopes to be able to lend a helping hand to the SHI community and to grow along with it.