Nelly is a software engineer who is passionate about using emerging technologies to improve equality and accessibility. Originally from Kenya, Nelly moved to the UK in 2016 to join Amex’s new graduate program. She currently works on enterprise architecture with a focus on improving developer experience. Nelly previously served as an engineer for OneAmex, the company’s open-source internal product-development platform. She regularly leads coding classes and contributes to groups that educate and encourage young women to build careers in tech. Nelly strives to be a visible role model for women in technology and an innovator in her field. In 2021, Nelly received the FDM everywoman in Technology Software Engineer Award.