Dakota graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s in Digital Media and Web Technology as well as an Associate’s in Computer Science. She previously worked in child care and spent much of her time teaching children about technology before fully pursuing her dream in the technology field. Her family has a military background and they were stationed in Germany and Nebraska before making Colorado their home in 2018. Dakota and her husband have two children who love anything technology related, just like their parents. She enjoys video games, table top games and many forms of crafting.