Heather Kahlert once took her daughter, who was then 13, along to a meeting at a developer boot camp.
Her daughter speedily “fell in love” with laptop programming, she reported. To aid the eighth grader attend a complete-time developer bootcamp, Kahlert switched her to homeschooling.
At 14, Kahlert explained, her daughter was getting career offers for nicely-having to pay developer positions.
Now, as vice president of the Kahlert Foundation, Kahlert oversaw its new $15 million donation to the University of Utah’s University of Computing, which will be named for her loved ones.
“We desired to make confident that anyone had obtain to that form of schooling, and to just develop it, make it much more seen, make it elevated,” Kahlert explained in an interview before the donation was announced Thursday.
The donation follows a earlier $15 million donated by the Rate household last yr as the beginning resources to assemble