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Shauna Kay Jones

Shauna-Kay Jones

Shauna-Kay Jones is a young entrepreneur committed to developing technology that has a meaningful social impact and improves quality of life. Inspired by her brother, who is autistic, Jones has dedicated herself to transitioning her college capstone project, the Motify app for students on the autism spectrum, to a start-up enterprise on solid footing. As she has built a team to further develop Motify and ground it in robust autism research prior to commercialization, she continues to advocate for women’s empowerment in STEM, mentor young people in coding and entrepreneurship, and volunteer with a local technology support group for older adults.

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