Martha Wilkes

Martha Wilkes is a designer at the U.S. Digital Service, a tech startup at the White House. Previously, she spent her career designing enterprise software for various private industries, from banking to statistical analysis to home health care. Martha holds a bachelor’s degree in music engineering from the University of Miami and a MFA in theater design from the University of Georgia, where she learned the Photoshop skills that helped her get her first job as a web designer. In her spare time, Martha makes glass beads in her home studio in Chapel Hill, NC.



Girl Geeks Gone Gov

Stories of how two middle-aged girl geeks found themselves working for the government at US Digital Service for the career adventure of a lifetime, and why you should think about a career in civic tech too.