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Raquel Vélez

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Raquel Vélez is the engineering manager of the web team at npm, Inc. in Oakland, CA. She has previously worked at institutions such as Caltech, NASA JPL, the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, and various universities in Europe. She is a co-author of the book Make: JavaScript Robotics: Building NodeBots with Johnny-Five.

In her off time, you can find her baking, teaching NodeBots not to fall off of tables, and speaking. Also, hanging out with her hilarious husband and two cats dressed in dog suits.