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Executive Team

joanne ma

Joanne Ma – Exec Lead

Joanne (she/her) is a junior ( and Code Camp 2014 alum, High School liaison from 2014-2016) from San Jose, CA studying rhetoric and computer science to inform her interests in civic tech, ethics, and digital privacy. She’s just ok at driving, pretty good at sneaking up on rooftops in pursuit of sunset views, and really bad at baking bread.

srividhya shanker

Srividhya Shanker – Finance Team Lead

Srividhya is a junior from Fremont, CA studying Computer Science. She is also a member of UC Berkeley Project RISHI, and in her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, playing table tennis, traveling with her family, and eating unhealthy amounts of Chipotle.

mimi shalf

Mimi Shalf – People Team Co-Lead

Mimi is a junior from Oakland studying cognitive science and computer science with an interest in design for education and social good. She is passionate about dogs, eating too much food, warm sunny days, and afternoon naps.

pratibha sriram

Pratibha Sriram – People Team Co-Lead

Pratibha is a sophomore (and High School Liaison from 2016-2017) from San Jose studying computer science and data science. She's passionate about diversity in tech and computer science education, and loves volunteering! When she's not coding, Pratibha enjoys running, traveling, reading good books, and taking long naps.

adriana babakanian

Adriana Babakanian – Events Team Co-Lead

Adriana is a senior studying Computer Science and Mathematics, with a passion for design. Despite her technical majors, she loves art history, literature, and color theory. You can usually find her hiking, learning new web frameworks, & reading — or in a perpetual pursuit of the best matcha!

cathleen jia

Cathleen Jia – Events Team Co-Lead

Cathleen is a junior from San Jose, studying cognitive science and computer science. She is a designer and developer, creating radically different digital experiences for inclusivity and sustainability. She recently started eating more spice when she visited Thailand. There, she rode a moped for the first time and had the best tom yum of her life.