The largest celebration of young female coders in South Florida!

Code/Art Fest  is an annual gathering to celebrate the achievements of young female coders and to increase awareness of opportunities in computing fields. This one-of-a-kind conference is for students, parents, educators, technologists, artists, and anyone interested in the intersection of tech & art.

Location & Parking

  • Miami-Dade College West Campus: Building 1, 3rd Floor Student Center, 3800 NW 115th Ave, Doral, FL 33178
  • Parking: Free parking is available within MDC campus. We recommend driving up to the 3rd floor of the parking garage for easy access through a walkway that leads directly from the garage  to the event space.

Keynote Speakers

Be Inspired

Hear from inspirational and influential women in tech and entrepreneurs during our keynote talks and panels. 

hands-on workshops

Be Equipped

Participate in hands-on tech workshops! Pre-register ($5 Ticket add-on) for a coding workshop for Students and resource workshops for Educators. 

Coded art exhibit

Be Amazed

Admire artwork created by students through computer programming, including self-portraits, animations and 3D designs.

Past Speakers

Meet Our 2024 Speakers

Maya Man

Artist & Creative Technologist
Maya Man is an artist focused on contemporary identity culture on the internet. Her websites, generative series, installations, textiles, and posts examine dominant narratives around femininity, authenticity, and the performance of self online. She is the creator of the browser extension Glance Back and the Art Blocks curated collection FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT. She has exhibited internationally at bitforms, NYC; SOOT, Tokyo; Vellum, Los Angeles; Power Station of Art, Shanghai; and Feral File, online. Her work has been featured in Art in America, Forbes, Zora Zine, Outland, Refinery29, and more. Maya holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Computer Science and Media Studies from Pomona College and an MFA in Media Art from UCLA.
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Anne-Sophie Frédérick

Code/Art Alum 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Panelist

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Isa Delionado

Code/Art Alum

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Panelist

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Rania Ishoof

Code/Art Alum

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Panelist

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Anna Mistele

Code/Art Alum 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Panelist

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Montra Ellis 

CEO, Radical Innovation Concepts 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 ChangeMaker Judge

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Becci Kinsella 

VP: Startup Banking, J.P. Morgan  

Code/Art Fest: 2024 ChangeMaker Judge

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Denise Mendez

Software Engineer, Microsoft

Code/Art Fest: 2024 ChangeMaker Judge

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Maria Alonso

Miami CEO & Dean, Northeastern U.

Code/Art Fest: 2024 ChangeMaker Judge

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Fabiola Larios

AI Internet Artist

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Featured Artist

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Amaranta Martinez

AR Muralist & NFT Creator

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Featured Artist

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Carla Gannis

Transmedia Artist 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Featured Artist

Pati Monclus

Patricia Monclus

Artist 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Featured Artist

Tangy Frederick

Tangy Frederick

President, Creative Dev Software 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Workshop Lead

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Nikita Vidal

Founder, TrueFitness AI

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Workshop Lead

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Madison Cuellar

Software Engineer, NextEra Energy

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Workshop Lead

Annette Tellez

Annette Tellez 

Director of Education 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Workshop Lead

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Nikki Cabus 

CEO, South Florida Tech Hub

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Workshop Lead

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Michael Sakowicz

Teacher, MDCPS & PD Lead, Code/Art

Code/Art Fest: Workshop Lead

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Dr. Maya Israel

Associate Professor of CS Education, UF

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Workshop Lead

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Carlos Vazquez

President/CEO, Miami Ed Tech 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Workshop Lead

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Alejandro D. González

Exec. Director, The Idea Center @ MDC

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Opening Remarks

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Amy Renshaw

CEO & Co-Founder, Code/Art

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Opening Remarks

Luisa Santos

Luisa Santos

District 9 Board Member, MDCPS 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Opening Remarks

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Antonio Delgado

VP of Innovation & Technology at MDC

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Closing Remarks

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Ellie Hayworth

CEO & Founder, Hayworth

Code/Art Fest: 2024 MC

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Sofia Garcia

Founder, ARTXCODE

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Panel Moderator

Valeria Galvan

Valeria Galvan

Motion Designer, Miami Heat  

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Featured Artist

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Anaiis Dupoux

Student, Musician 

Code/Art Fest: 2024 Opening Performer