DeeDee Lavinder

(She/ Her)  Engineering Manager, Zip USA 

DeeDee is an Engineering Manager working in the payments landscape and a Director with Women Who Code. The intersection of analytical thinking and creative problem solving is where she is happiest and is thrilled about finding that sweet spot in technology. Previously DeeDee led the life of an entrepreneur and small business owner managing a community-focused store for new families. Over the past nine years, she has spent hundreds of hours as a teacher and facilitator for comprehensive sexuality education for young people. When not working or volunteering, you can find her listening to audiobooks, working in the garden, or coordinating something somewhere.




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