Michelle Bakels


Program Director, G2i


Michelle is a software developer, community builder, and conference organizer. She works at G2i as Program Director of Developer Health where she focuses on creating initiatives to support the mental and physical health of software developers. She is the co-organizer of React Miami, Chair of the South Florida Tech Hub Foundation, and Vice Chair of 1909.

Executing on Inspiration with The Vercel Stack

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