Kiki is an educator, author, and vibrant YouTube personality.
Curriculum Development Manager at Code.org and a former computer science instructor at the University of Oregon, she is a Member of Mensa, and a past Chair of Women in Computer Science. Kiki also writes for the Huffington Post, and has graced the cover of Open For Business magazine.
As a champion for responsible computing and equity in both CS employment and education, Kiki works with many organizations to improve the experience of girls and women in STEM. Her landmark work with the hands-on Traveling Circuits computer science curriculum helped Thinkersmith receive the 2013 Google RISE Award for excellence in Science and Engineering. She currently sits on the Advisory Board for Wonder Workshop Robotics, while also playing an advisory role in many STEM grant projects.
Some of Kiki’s writings include:
- Computational Thinking and Coding for Every Student
- My First Coding Book
- Star Wars Coding Projects (Foreword)
- Huffington Post