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Vidya Neni

full-stack developer

Vidya is Computer Science educated, and experienced with the development life cycle and various language categories - e.g. compiled, interpreted, and markup. She also holds a JD and has been a practicing attorney. When working with you, she brings experience with both large and small businesses and solo proprietorships. Vidya is also affiliated with a number of nonprofits, and is enthusiastic about working with organizations whose goals are based on social outreach and progress.




    Languages & Libraries
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • Ruby
  • Java
  • C/C++
  • Scheme
    Frameworks & Databases
  • AngularJS
  • Rails
  • Bootstrap
  • Firebase
  • SQLite
  • PostgreSQL
    Tools & Platforms
  • RSpec
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Jekyll
  • WordPress


    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • BA Computer Science, 2002
  • BA English Literature, 2002

    University of Minnesota Law School
  • JD, 2009

  • UX Design Course, Nov 2019 - Sept 2020


    Girl Develop It, Minneapolis
    Women Who Code, Twin Cities

work experience

University of St. Thomas
2018 - Present
Web Content Specialist and project manager for web migration projects.
Legal Services
2012 - 2018
Contract attorney. Contract through various Twin Cities legal services agencies.
We Are All Criminals
2016 - 2017
Freelance Editor. Oversaw citations for a book in the category of non-fiction, justice reform advocacy.
Patrick Burns & Associates
2010 - 2012
Associate Attorney. Practiced debtor defense and various civil litigation with hearing and solo trial experience.
Council on Crime & Justice
2009 - 2010
Public Policy Fellow. Researched public policy for the Criminal Records Reform Project. Assisted in drafting reports to legislators and language for a proposed bill.


MN Bluegrass & Old Time Music Assoc.
Manager of Americana-Roots Music Contests (2018 - present)
BareBones Productions
Grant writer (2018 - present); Board of Directors/Secretary and Marketing Committee (2016 - 2018)
Alzheimer's Association MN-ND Chapter
Medical Provider Outreach Rep and Congressional Team Member (2016 - 2017)