Co-founder of Mined Minds, Amanda Laucher is seeding the growth of a technology hub within the coal towns of southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Amanda has been working with technology her entire life. Some of her favorite childhood memories include working with punch cards alongside her grandmother, and learning Morse code from her dad. Solving complex business problems with code is her passion. You are likely to find her discussing intricacies of languages and type systems, software development processes, or American football.