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Finance & Accounting Operations Manager
Aimee supports the finance and human resource departments. A graduate of Washington State University, Aimee previously worked at (and has a passion for) Harley Davidson. Outside of Code.org, she enjoys spending most of her time with her Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Nikki.
Akiera comes to Code.org with a background in education technology, with a focus on marginalized young women and people of color. Prior to Code.org, she worked in India, South Africa, and Kenya to help girls gain access to education through mobile applications, and in New York City managing the use of tablets as a means of delivering education to incarcerated people. Akiera is passionate about promoting equity in the CS education landscape, and she serves as a Regional Manager for the Mid-Atlantic.
Development Operations Manager
Alekzandria, or Alek, is the Development Operations Manager, bringing her passion for database and systems management to the team after almost a decade of working in the arts. She is passionate about education, having pursued music education early on in her career. However, her talents are in non-profit administration, and she loves to share them with the non-profits in her community. Find her volunteering behind the scenes with organizations focused on animal welfare, food insecurity, neurodivergence, LGBTQ+ issues, social justice, and environmental preservation… or if you can’t find her, she’s probably in the middle of a long bike ride.
Director of Institutional Partnerships
Alexis Menocal Harrigan serves as Director of Institutional Partnerships at Code.org. Alexis' career has focused on coalition building and advocacy. She has worked on education policy at the local, state, and federal levels. Alexis is passionate about Code.org's focus on increasing computer science participation by women and students from historically underrepresented backgrounds. She enjoys spending time with her husband and children in her hometown of Denver, Colorado.
Director of State Government Affairs
Amber is the Director of State Government Affairs at Code.org. Amber works to achieve Code.org's mission to have every student enriched by CS Education. She is a fierce advocate for students, and has spent her career in the Florida Legislature focusing on education policy. In her spare time Amber loves to golf, hike, and play with her Bernedoodle Luna.
Curriculum Development Manager
Amy is part of the Curriculum team, specifically focused on developing engaging and inclusive CS activities that integrate into other subject areas like math, science, and ELA. In addition to her dedication to CS curriculum writing, Amy has worked in multiple levels of education, spanning from classroom teaching, non-profit management, education policy, and academic research.
Director of Finance
As the Director of Finance at Code.org, Amy leads the Finance and Accounting team. Her team is responsible for financial reporting, the annual audit, budgeting, managing cash and keeping the books in order. Prior to joining Code.org, Amy led Finance functions at small to medium size technology and software companies in the Seattle area. Amy holds a BA in Business Administration from Seattle University and an MBA from Loyola University Chicago. When not working, she is often planning for or enjoying travel adventures around the globe.
Facilitator Development Specialist
As part of the Education team, Andrea focuses on the development and support of our amazing 6-12 facilitators. A National Board Certified teacher in CTE, Andrea has spent 26 years in secondary classrooms teaching mathematics, engineering and computer science. In her spare time, she works with a local youth development program as an adviser for their NSBE Jr. chapter.
Learning and Development Manager
Andrew is a facilitator and coach who is passionate about helping others grow. Before joining Code.org, Andrew was responsible for global leadership development at Tableau, where he created the first company-wide DE&I program. Through this work, he became interested in structural inequities in the tech industry. When not working, Andrew can be found exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest on his bike or sailing the Puget Sound.
Curriculum Development Manager
Angelina is a curriculum writer at Code.org. Prior to joining the team, Angelina taught Computer Science and Cybersecurity to high school students in Las Vegas, Nevada where she enjoyed empowering all students to learn CS and Cybersecurity, especially those traditionally underrepresented in those fields. She also facilitated professional development for CS Principles teachers in addition to leading a PLC (Professional Learning Community) for AP CS Principles teachers in her district. Angelina has also worked for the College Board creating AP Daily videos for AP CS Principles, as well as having been a part of College Board leadership as a Table Lead for AP CSP Reading. Angelina is passionate about Computer Science and Cybersecurity and excited to apply her creativity and experience to help further the quality of CS and Cybersecurity Education.
Anna is a software engineer who is passionate about increasing equity in education as a catalyst for social change. Prior to coming to Code.org, she worked at Amazon in Prime Video Personalization. Outside of work, Anna does photography, personal training, traveling, and dog-walking.
Sr. Director of State Government Affairs
Anthony Owen joined the Code.org team as a Senior Director of State Government Affairs. Anthony has unofficially worked with Code.org for many years in his prior role as State Director of Computer Science Education for Arkansas within the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE). He was the first dedicated computer science supervisor in either a state’s Department of Education or Governor’s Office and served in this position from July 2015 until joining the Code.org team in July 2022. Anthony has been married to Michele Owen since 2000, and they have two sons. Anthony, a first-generation college student, earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a double minor in Education and Computer Science from Henderson State University (HSU) in Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 2005 and a Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership from HSU in 2007. He earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law in 2013 and gained admission to the Arkansas Bar in 2014.
Professional Learning Specialist
Aryanna is a member of the Professional Learning Team. Before joining Code.org, Aryanna led computer science professional development for K-6 teachers and served as an instructional coach for new educators. She also taught fourth and fifth grade in New York City and Los Angeles. In her spare time, Aryanna loves taking advantage of the California sunshine, creating wheel-thrown pottery, and hanging out with her dog Lola.
Research and Evaluation Manager
Baker is a former high school CS teacher from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. He previously served on the leadership team of the Chicago CSTA in efforts to make computer science a requirement in Chicago Public Schools. At Code.org, Baker works primarily on the CS Principles project and evaluation of educational programs.
Becky serves as the Program Manager for the 6-12 Educational Programs. Prior to joining the Code.org team, Becky served in a variety of student support roles at the University of Maryland where she worked with college students and students in grades 6-12. Becky is passionate about advancing diversity and inclusion in STEM professions! She and her husband have two young boys, and they live in Washington, DC.
Ben works to help better understand what and how much students are learning through Code.org’s curriculum. He has a background in data roles in public health research, web analytics, and city government settings.
Bethany is a software engineer who is passionate about expanding CS education and diversifying the tech industry. Prior to Code.org, she worked at Google and previously volunteered with the TEALs program.
Brendan is a software engineer who loves building user experiences. Since moving to Seattle from Sydney, he has worked at Microsoft on the Xbox 360, volunteered in a low-income after-school tutoring program, and played some ice hockey.
Bria Barry serves as the Northeast Outreach Manager at Code.org where she works with regional partners and educators in multiple states to expand access to computer science education. Based in Maryland, Bria is an experienced outreach specialist and educational equity leader with a career in P-20 education working from local to international levels. As the proud mother of two young girls, she is passionate about inspiring the next generation of innovators and expanding opportunities that create inclusive and equitable access to quality education for untapped learners.
Bryan leads product management for the Foundations team at Code.org, which supports core components for the site and furthers our international strategy through engineering. He is passionate about making computer science more accessible to all students, regardless of disability, native language, or technology access. A UW computer science graduate, former software engineer at Boeing, and former curriculum writer/CS teacher at the Light and Leadership Initiative in Peru, he has started an acclaimed band which you should totally check out: Midnight Daughter!
Cameron was previously COO and President of the Code.org Advocacy Coalition. Before that, Cameron served as Director of Public Policy for the Association for Computing Machinery. In 2010, he launched the Computing in the Core coalition to bring attention to K-12 CS education. As president of Code.org, Cameron oversees all of Code.org’s teams to help guide the organization's efforts to expand access to K-12 computer science education.
Carol enjoys reviewing our financial information and explaining the monthly results. She prepares the monthly financials and narrative, as well as teacher and partner payments. She assists with the budget, audit, and month end close. Carol received her Bachelors from Western Washington University and Masters from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and has worked in different Finance and Accounting roles since graduating.
Employee Experience Manager
In an effort to optimize and improve the employee experience at Code.org, Case manages the onboarding, employee relations, benefits, and HR support processes. She graduated from Penn State University with a BA in Broadcast Journalism. She is SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) certified, and continues her HR education through virtual conferences. Outside of work, Case spends her time volunteering through the Junior League of Nashville.
Director of State Government Affairs
Codeye is the Director of State Government Affairs for Code.org. Codeye works with policymakers to ensure that each student has access to computer science curriculum in their schools. Previously, Codeye worked in legislative offices and in government affairs. He's a graduate of the University of Central Florida.
Curriculum Development Manager
Dan is a curriculum writer at Code.org. Prior to joining the education team, Dan taught computer science and math to high school students in Tucson, AZ. Dan is passionate about creating connections between our students' personal experiences and computer science, empowering them to use computer science to create change in their own communities and as a creative medium for self-expression.
Dana is a Program Coordinator supporting the Education Projects and Operations Team. With a degree in History and Education Studies from UCLA, Dana has previously worked at a tech startup, as an AmeriCorps member, and in nonprofit fundraising. She is passionate about advancing equity in education, and is excited to support programs that help all students gain access to computer science. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring nature within and around Seattle, trying out new recipes and restaurants, and uncovering hidden gems at thrift stores.
Dani comes from Worcester Academy where she was a Computer Science, Math and Design Teacher. She graduated from Bowdoin College with a B.A in Computer Science and Math Education. At Code.org, Dani works with the education team creating innovative curriculum material for the high school level.
K-5 Education Program Manager
Danielle is the K-5 Education Program Manager at Code.org. Danielle worked as a K-12 educator in North Carolina public schools as a teacher, technology facilitator, and school librarian for fourteen years where her passion was creating authentic technology-rich learning experiences for all students. For the past six years, Danielle has worked at North Carolina State University as an educational researcher on multiple grant-funded projects. Her work focused on forming research-practice partnerships with teachers and schools to bring innovative STEM and computer science technologies to students in underserved communities. She is thrilled to be able to focus on growing opportunities for students to learn computer science as part of their core education.
Software Engineering Manager
Darin is a software engineer who brings a spirit of collaboration and continuous improvement to everything he does. He was a full-stack developer consulting in a variety of industries prior to joining Code.org - for agriculture, media, insurance, theme parks, and more. He's excited to support the mission of expanding access to CS education. Outside of the office he organizes an annual charity hackathon, performs and teaches at the local circus studio, and teaches technical theatre alongside his wife, Amanda, to high schoolers.
Dave is a software engineer working on the Code.org K-12 Computer Science curriculum. Previously, he worked at Google on Gmail and Contact Manager.
Director of Programs and Partners
Dave leads the Program Development and Operations team at Code.org. He comes to Code.org from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, where he developed and supported strategic initiatives at the intersection of education policy, research, and practice for 17 years. He helped to create the CS education initiative in NC, has led over $5M in research projects, and collaborates with leaders throughout the country to grow CS opportunities for all students. Outside of work, he likes to spend his energy exploring the world with his son Max and wife Carrie.
Director of Partnerships and Development
David develops and supports corporate and foundation partnerships to further our mission. Prior to his current role he worked on the Code.org Outreach Team leading expansion efforts in California, Arizona, and Nevada. He also served as a Project Director for an NSF grant at UCLA, and a curriculum specialist, and middle school teacher in Los Angeles. David has an M.A. from New York University and a B.A. from UCLA.
Dayne is a software engineer with a passion for making the world a better place, self improvement, and playing games. Previously, he worked at Amazon and Twitch.tv.
Hello! My name is Desiree and I work as a program coordinator on the program development and operations team. My background is in youth development and community engagement. Prior to joining Code.org, I spent 4 years as the Out of school time Program Lead for The Precita Valley community center based in San Francisco. Here I worked with underserved urban youth and their families running the after-school, and summertime programs. We supported youth through social-emotional learning and empowered them to become leaders and agents of change in their own lives and communities. I've always found myself involved in different aspects of the education sector and I'm happy to continue my support for youth and their education with the Code.org team. I have a B.A. in art history/museum studies, as well as a diploma in professional pastry arts. You can often find me visiting local museums and galleries here in the Bay area or whipping up a batch of baked goods in the kitchen.
Don is an artist and educator based in Gainesville, Florida. Before Code.org, he served as the Senior Director of Computer Science Academics for the NYC Department of Education, working on the Mayor's CS4All initiative. He has also worked as a Learning Designer at the Institute of Play in NYC, developing project-based and game-like curricula. Before that Don spent time teaching creative coding to undergraduate students at CUNY schools in NYC. Don graduated from NYU's ITP program in 2011.
Elijah fell in love with programming with his first "Hello, World!" and he hasn't looked back. He's been making websites professionally since 2010. He particularly enjoys exploring the constantly-advancing cutting edge of the web and finding new ways to turn all the tools, languages, frameworks, and platforms out there into some really, really cool websites.
Director of Curriculum
Emily leads the curriculum team at Code.org. She is an education program designer and manager specializing in equitable, high-quality STEM in formal and informal settings, and is passionate about engaging girls and youth from historically underrepresented groups in computer science. Previously, Emily was the Director of Innovation, Research, and Curriculum at Techbridge Girls, and was a curriculum designer at Education Development Center. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking and playing board games with her husband and two children.
Emma is a K-5 curriculum writer at Code.org. Before joining the team, she worked as a 5th grade CS teacher in New York City and prior to that as an educator in the Dominican Republic. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy from Princeton and is working towards a Master's Degree in Computer Science Education. Outside of work, she enjoys running and biking around the city.
Marketing Program Manager
Eric coordinates and supports various marketing programs, including Hour of Code. Before joining Code.org, he held a wide range of roles, from university instructor to corporate communications specialist to grocery manager. Most recently, he worked at Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank, managing projects, relationships, and social media.
Curriculum Development Manager
Erik is a Curriculum Development Manager at Code.org. A self-described creative coder, he sees the beauty within the binary and the algorithms within the arts. Previously, he worked at the University of Texas at Austin, designing engaging and transformative computer science learning experiences for high school students and instructors alike. Outside of work, you might find him cycling around town with his son, woodworking, or practicing photography.
Erin is a recent graduate of the University of Washington's Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and has a passion for making computer science education available to all. She is thrilled to be working as a software engineer on the Code.org K-12 curriculum. In her spare time, she loves to craft and travel
Jared graduated from UIUC's Industrial Engineering program and spent nearly a decade developing software and technology partnerships before joining the Code.org team. He enjoys engaging and inspiring through STEAM-focused education and is focused on expanding access to computer science and increasing participation amongst underrepresented groups.
Senior International Program Manager
Jake supports Code.org's international partners in their efforts to bring computer science to the students in their countries. He previously worked as a web development instructor, where he discovered his passion for helping others learn computer science.
Curriculum Development Manager
Jamila is a curriculum writer at Code.org. She previously taught computer science in Orlando, FL while also leading and participating in numerous professional and curriculum development opportunities and recruitment efforts. Jamila holds a doctorate in Computer Science and enjoys reading, gaming, and playing piano, ukulele, and bass.
Director of Philanthropy
Jenn Delacroix brings extensive nonprofit experience to her role as Director of Philanthropy at Code.org, given her flair for community building, individual giving, and grants. Her raison d'être is to do meaningful work that improves peoples’ quality of life, which tends to center around education. Jenn’s career began at an international nonprofit consulting firm before joining smaller organizations to increase impact through fundraising. To date, she has founded three nonprofit organizations, two in STEM. Jenn has a Masters of Public Administration from USF.
Senior Professional Learning Specialist
Jess is a member of the Education team. She primarily focuses on professional development programs. Before joining the team at code.org, Jess was the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at a school for girls in New Orleans. She has taught middle school science, high school Biology, and CS Principles.
Software Engineering Manager
Jessica is passionate about expanding access to computer science and demystifying technology. In her free time, she volunteers with local and rural high schools to teach intro computer science classes. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and worked at Microsoft prior to joining Code.org.
Project Manager, Localization
Jorge works with national and international partners to bring computer science education to underserved communities. Before code.org, he organized outreach campaigns with the Union of Concerned Scientists and taught marine science at a museum. Jorge studied chemistry and geoscience at Williams College.
Kacie Hackett is the Event Manager at Code.org. Her prior experience includes overseeing the events at the Internet Association and managing the conference program at CES in Las Vegas. Outside of work, Kacie loves playing and hosting trivia and occasionally finding a spot to perform stand-up comedy around the Washington, DC area.
Chief Product Officer
Karim is a seasoned product, and technology leader and entrepreneur who has helped build and scale successful businesses based on the belief that a strong customer focus, an iterative approach to product and technology, and an empowering people culture are critical to an organization’s success.
Chief of Staff
Katie focuses on operations and strategy as Code.org's Chief of Staff. She works across the organization to inform leadership priorities and decision making. Her previous roles at Code.org include serving as the President of the Code.org Advocacy Coalition and Senior Director of Government Affairs. Katie holds a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Ohio University and is a former secondary mathematics teacher.
Professional Learning Specialist
Kaitie comes from Mounds View High School where she started her school's computer science program. Kaitie is also a Knowles Senior Fellow and has served 3 years on the local CSTA chapter's leadership team. She graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics and Studio Art from Gustavus Adolphus College and earned a Masters in Math Education from the University of Minnesota.
Web Designer and Developer
Kelby is a designer and front-end developer who loves translating design into code. Before joining Code.org, she co-founded two startups with successful exits. In addition to design and coding, she enjoys reading, tidying, playing Spelling Bee from the NYTimes, and seeing people’s cats on Zoom. She’s also a member and volunteer at the Seattle Insight Meditation Society helping with website updates and emails.
Curriculum Development Manager
As a part of the Curriculum team, Ken works on developing high school curriculum. Before joining Code.org, he taught science and computer science in Maine and Boston. He also facilitated professional development for CS Principles. He is passionate about empowering all students to learn CS, especially those traditionally underrepresented in the field. He enjoys running, outdoor adventures, watching sports, and spending time with his family.
Business Operations Manager
Kristin ensures the business runs smoothly by managing and optimizing various operational aspects of the organization. Kristin holds a B.S. in Business and loves to travel and garden.
Kristyn is an enthusiastic Project Manager at Code.org. Kristyn comes from a background in education and non-profit sectors. She taught at the elementary and middle school levels as a Library Media Specialist pushing STEAM initiatives and introducing engaging maker spaces to her school districts. Kristyn also proudly served as the Director of Fun for the non-profit Engaging Creative Minds' Summer STEAM Institute. Prior to joining the Code.org team, she focused her passion on transforming the design of learning experiences and accelerating innovation through maker learning, Edcamps, and the Reinvent the Classroom initiative as Project Manager of Professional Learning Networks with Digital Promise. Kristyn holds a B.S. in elementary education from College of Charleston and a M.L.I.S. focused in school library media from the University of Rhode Island.
International Partnerships Manager
Lara is part of the international partnerships team, where she focuses her efforts to bring computer science education to underserved communities in the Americas. Before code.org Lara worked at Uncommon as the first Community Manager for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Alumni Network. She has also worked at Seattle Region Partnership, CBRE client accounts like Microsoft and Amazon, and the Seattle International Foundation. When she is not working or volunteering, she can be found playing co-ed soccer, eating all forms of tacos or hiking with her husband and their dog, Beau.
LeoLin serves as the South/Central Outreach Manager at Code.org where she works with regional partners and educators in 9 states to expand access to computer science education. Based in Austin, LeoLin is an experienced outreach specialist and a public speaker on equity in education. As the proud mom of a young son, LeoLin is passionate about the importance of STEAM subjects in closing the equity and wage gaps in historically marginalized groups. LeoLin graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Psychology.
VP of Development and International
Leonardo’s role is to drive fundraising and development strategies to enable Code.org’s growth and build partnerships with organizations from all over the globe --including governments, nonprofits, and private entities, to scale Code.org’s mission by equipping students with the necessary skills to understand this new digital world better and succeed in it. Before joining Code.org, he held various communications, public affairs, and corporate social responsibility roles at Microsoft Corp., including Global Field Director for Microsoft Philanthropies. He started his career in Mexico, serving as Deputy Press Secretary for the Department of Foreign Relations, Deputy Director for International Press at the Office of the President of Mexico, and Account Director for Edelman PR Worldwide. Born in Tijuana, Mexico, Leonardo has a BA in Communications from Universidad Iberoamericana and a postgraduate degree in Political Marketing from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He is married, has three children, is fluent in Spanish and English, and has conversational skills in Portuguese.
Software Engineering Manager
Maddie is a software engineer currently working on K-12 computer science curriculum. She got her start coding through Girl Develop It, and has been passionate about teaching computer science and giving others the same opportunity to learn to code ever since.
Senior Director of State Government Affairs
Maggie works on state policy for Code.org across the western U.S. Previously, Maggie worked in grassroots advocacy and federal government affairs, as well as on political campaigns and in legislative offices. She's a graduate of Michigan State University.
Madelyn is part of the People Ops team providing support to Jackie, Simon, and the new CPO. In addition, she will also be assisting the Marketing team helping to manage their video projects. Prior to Code.org she helped run a production company with her husband and has worked on live music events and documentaries. It was her love of computer science and education that brought her to Code.org. When she isn’t working, she is spending time with her family and friends in sunny California. She enjoys traveling, music, and the arts.
Principal Product Designer
Mark designs delightful and intuitive user experiences. After 10 years in the games industry, he is excited to apply his creativity and experience to the improvement of computer science education. He has been a mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program for 11 years, and volunteer teaches after-school workshops at different schools throughout the Seattle area.
Meg is a software engineer who loves learning with kids. Before joining Code.org, she was a high school teacher. When not at a computer, they might be found dancing along a sidewalk or singing while on a bike.
Meghan brings a passion for equity in education to the Marketing team, where she supports email, content, and messaging strategy. She studied communications and social entrepreneurship at Northeastern University, and most recently worked at World Education on the fundraising team. Most weekends you can find her exploring Seattle on bike or playing at an ultimate frisbee tournament.
Melissa is a video producer/editor with a background in photojournalism and a passion for storytelling. Before joining Code.org she worked in higher education, most recently for Wesleyan University.
Michael works on Code.org's programming tools. His passion for Computer Science education was kindled at Nabu.org, where he helped use technology to bring educational resources to classrooms in Haiti. A computer science major with a Master's degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, Mike brings over a decade of program and product management experience from Microsoft and FiftyThree. When he's not working, he spends most of his time parenting two awesome little kids. When he's not doing that, he's either catching up on sleep or making music.
Mike has worked at Code.org as a professional development facilitator, curriculum development manager, and, most recently, a software engineer. Before joining Code.org, he taught K-8 computer science classes in Maine.
Director of Marketing & Communications
Min oversees marketing, communications, and fundraising at Code.org. A computer science major who has spent over 25 years in roles spanning product management, marketing, and business development, she is an ardent believer in the foundational nature of computer science and the need for equitable access.
Molly is a software engineer with a passion for increasing access to computer science and diversifying the tech field. As someone who did not take an interest in CS until college, she is especially excited about Code.org's mission of bringing computer science to every school. In her spare time she enjoys baking, playing board games, and crafting. Previously, Molly worked at Microsoft. She is a graduate of the University of Washington.
Molly is a designer, storyteller, and problem solver with a bias for action and a passion for accessibility. Before joining Code.org, she worked on design teams at Make-A-Wish Michigan and AKJ Education, where she enjoyed making a positive impact on the lives of children across the nation. In her spare time, you can find her reading, horseback riding, playing tennis, or crafting.
Program Evaluation Analyst
Natalia is a Program Evaluation Analyst in the Research, Evaluation, and Data Team. Prior to joining Code.org she evaluated child welfare and family strengthening services at Allegheny County’s Department of Human Services. Natalia is passionate about using data to ensure program outcomes are achieved, and to identify opportunities to strengthen initiatives and reach underserved communities. An Economist with Masters’ degrees in Public Policy and Business Administration from Georgetown University and the University of Pittsburgh, she lives in Pittsburgh, PA and enjoys parenting her two kids, playing sports with them, and reading.
Chief Academic Officer
Pat Yongpradit is Code.org's Chief Academic Officer and serves state and national education systems by building their capacity to incorporate computer science. He has been recognized as a Microsoft Worldwide Innovative Educator, featured in “American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom”, and has taught Science, Health, Technology, and Computer Science at the middle and high school levels.
VP of People & Culture
Reena is an Accountant who loves working with and analyzing numbers. Prior to joining Code.org, she worked in many different industries and roles as a Finance professional. At Code.org her main function is reconciling and analyzing all of the numbers that are the core of the financial statements.
Strategic Recruitment Program Manager
Robyn serves as the Strategic Recruitment Program Manager where she drives national recruitment efforts in support of teachers, students, facilitators, and our Regional Partner network. She comes to Code.org with a background in teaching, global education development, and nonprofit leadership, with a passion for community engagement and collective impact. Prior to Code.org, Robyn led initiatives to develop libraries and expand youth workforce development programs in various African countries. When she isn’t working, she enjoys traveling, taking dance classes, and creative writing.
Rosie comes from an education and community outreach background. Prior to joining the team, she worked for DC Mayor’s Office and LG Electronics. She is a graduate of Ewha Womans University where she studied education and business administration. Rosie is dedicated to advancing learning opportunities for youth so they can make a better world. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her fluffy corgi, Melody.
Content Marketing Manager
As Content Marketing Manager, Sam shares stories of Code.org's work and impact across its website, blog, and social media channels. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she brings more than a decade of experience to the role. Sam's passion for storytelling began as a journalist at The Dallas Morning News and continued as she managed content at global nonprofit organizations like The ONE Campaign and World Vision. When she's not working, Sam enjoys yoga, gardening, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband, son, and dog.
Sanchit Malhotra is a software engineer and a musician, driven by curiosity and creativity. His interest in teaching and helping inspire others, particularly in tech and computer science, drew him to Code.org. He previously worked for Amazon and Harmonix Music Systems, and earned his bachelor's degree in computer science from Georgia Tech. He also holds a master's degree in music from Berklee College of Music, and regularly teaches and works on various musical projects outside of work.
Professional Learning Specialist
Sariah is dedicated to creating inclusive, safe, and equitable futures for students. Prior to joining the team, she provided professional development as a K-12 science teacher support specialist and CS Discoveries facilitator in New Mexico. Her past roles also include secondary science and math teacher and school administrator. Before becoming a STEM educator, Sariah was a civil engineer. She has master’s degrees in civil engineering and educational leadership, both from The University of New Mexico.
Director of Individual Giving
Sasha is the Director of Development at Code.org. A staunch advocate of equity in education, Sasha has worked in philanthropy in independent schools and higher education for the last decade. Sasha is passionate about expanding opportunities for women and underrepresented minorities in computer science. In addition to fundraising, Sasha enjoys playing racquet sports, woodworking, birdwatching, and caring for plants and animals.
VP, Government Affairs
Sean leads Code.org's policy work in multiple states. A former classroom teacher, he has led state advocacy efforts in areas such as funding equity, teacher certification, and school accountability. Building strong partnerships is a hallmark of Sean’s work. Prior to joining code.org, Sean served as executive director of a school advocacy association and a district human capital consultant.
Simon Guest is the CTO at Code.org, where he oversees the engineering teams responsible for the organization’s software products and tools, enabling millions of students globally to learn computer science. Prior to joining Code.org, Simon held software engineering leadership positions at Microsoft, Concur, and Amazon. He is passionate about giving back by teaching computer science to students of all backgrounds and is an active contributor to open-source projects, articles, and books. Born and raised in England, Simon has a HNC in Software Engineering from Plymouth College and a Master’s Degree in IT Security from the University of Westminster. He now lives in Kirkland, Washington, with his wife and their two sons.
Steffan is a software engineer who found his passion for computer science at a young age by creating his own website. Prior to coming to Code.org, he worked at SportsEngine. When he isn't working he loves to play basketball, snowboard, and hang out with friends.
Stephanie is on the People Ops team working as the executive assistant to Hadi, Cameron, and Pradnya. Prior to Code.org, she worked for the American Society for Radiation Oncology as an assistant in the Government Relations and Health Policy divisions. As a native Oregonian, Stephanie is excited to find herself relocated back to the PNW. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and hiking with her husband and pup.
Suresh was born and raised in Baton Rouge, but has called Seattle home since 1999. His interest in Code.org's mission was kindled by time he spent volunteering at Technology Access Foundation and the Maya Angelou Public Charter School. He previously worked at Liaison Technologies, a data integration company.
Program Operations Manager
Tawny is a Program Manager on the Program Development and Operations Team at Code.org. She has a master's degree from the University of Sheffield. Prior to Code.org, Tawny ran a vocational film program in Maine, worked in creative media skills-based curriculum development in London, and produced film festival programs across the UK.
Tess is a Product Manager at Code.org working with the Curriculum and Professional Learning teams. Having learned computer science skills after college, she is passionate about increasing diversity in the tech field. Prior to working with Code.org, Tess worked to help build technology solutions for nonprofits including Slow Food USA, The Seattle Housing Authority and YWCA. In her spare time she enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her pup.
Recruiting Operations Manager
TJ works as part of the People Ops Team to understand hiring needs and provide an outstanding candidate experience. He has a B.A. in Political Science as well as an M.Ed in Psychology (CSPA), which he put to use working in Higher Education & Student Affairs. Discovering a passion for tech, TJ has also worked for small startups as both an iOS Developer and a Project Manager. Outside of work, he enjoys hiking, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on his NY sports teams (Go Bills and Yankees!).
Office and Finance Coordinator
Prior to Code.org, Travis did client centered work in beauty and wellness before achieving a bachelor's degree in Project Management from City University of Seattle. At Code, he manages the office, supports event logistics and works on the finance team as an accountant. He spends most of his free time collecting pets.
Travis is an experienced attorney with a passion for data privacy, security, and ethics. Prior to joining Code.org he worked in the technology, communications, retail, and non-profit sectors. Travis earned his BS in accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma and his JD from the Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the Washington and District of Columbia bars.
Our expert facilitators and professional learning partners are an extension of the Code.org team. This amazing team of experts are responsible for preparing the computer science teachers of tomorrow.