Marlen Waaijer received her Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science from Brooklyn College, CUNY and her Master of Science in Telecommunication from the Seidenberg School of CSIS, Pace University. She worked as an Adjunct Lecturer at New York City College of Technology, CUNY and Pace University. With a passion for learning, she has been involved with web development since the beginning of the Internet. Marlen has worked in the telecom and financial industries as a programmer and technical writer.

When she is not working on web sites, she is the steward of the wetland at Norton Basin in Jamaica Bay, Queens.