Rebecca is the User Experience and Strategy Lead for Adoptful. She has a Masters degree in Psychology, specializing in Community Psychology, as well as background in fine art and web design. Rebecca has been working with technology companies for nearly 20 years. Her projects have spanned social justice to startups.
She is a dedicated advocate for the user and committed to making sure Adoptful is easy, efficient, effective and a powerful tool to help families reach their goal of adopting.
Heather McGough is the founder of Adoptful. Having deep roots in the non-profit sector, Heather has created multiple programs for underserved youth living in low-income housing, as well as programming for adult English language learners. She has inspired hundreds of volunteers, as well as serving as a mentor to young women. Heather has always been one to look at the challenges facing those in the world around her, and to take action to help improve conditions of her fellow human beings.
In addition to Adoptful, Heather has co-founded Lean Startup Co. and founded Urbanity Events where she's delved into the world of entrepreneurship supporting aspiring innovators around the world through business education. Her leadership in the global startup community inspired her to get back to her roots in making a direct impact on children’s lives, this time on a much larger scale.
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Imani Taylor is a Junior Programmer with Adoptful. She is a high school senior and teen computer programmer. She has been selected as an Affiliate Award Winner of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award, and a National Runner Up. She recently particated in the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program, where she learned everything she knows about coding at Facebook, the host site.
Her passion for introducing other young girls to the field of computer science has led her to start a Girls Who Code Club at her high school. She is currently writing an article about it that will be featured in Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth's Imagine Magazine. In college, Imani is interested in stuyding computer science or engineering, then pursuing a career in a related field.