Congrats Class of 2024!

Jun 10, 2024 | All News

Congratulations to the class of 2024! We’re so proud of the graduates in our community who have been past Code/Art club students, instructors, interns and/or coding competition participants.

Scroll on to hear directly from a few of them about the impact that the Code/Art community has had on their trajectories and growth. We cannot wait to hear more from these incredible women and see all they will accomplish!

salma

Salma Petrov 

Attending: University of Central Florida

Major: Computer Science 

Notable achievements:

  • Future Tech LeadHERs Club Alum

  • Top competition contestant

  • Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship recipient

  • Code/Art Summer Camp Intern 

Being a part of Code/Art gave me the push I needed to commit to a major of computer science and made me determined to help other girls discover the creative and limitless opportunities in the world of tech. Code/Art has been such an inspiration and I am immensely grateful to my teacher Ms. Hauser for introducing me to them!

rhode

Rhode Sanchez 

Attending: Florida International University 

Major: Computer Science 

Notable achievements:

  • Future Tech LeadHERs Club Alum

  • Top competition contestant

  • 2023 ChangeMaker Winner 

  • Code/Art Marketing Intern 

With Code/Art, I discovered that computer science can be fun, innovative, and welcoming to women like me (who perhaps never imagined they could code). This field is a place where I can develop the creative and entrepreneurial skills in a way that I enjoy. I’m very grateful for all the opportunities presented to me.

aileen

Aileen Santiago 

Attending: Yale University 

Major: Mechanical Engineering and Computing and Arts  

Notable achievements:

  • Code/Art Club Teacher Assistant 

  • Code/Art Fest Workshop Assistant

I’m so grateful to have had the amazing opportunity to work with Code/Art and be able to incorporate my artistic interests into STEM. I looked forward to working with the girls at the Pinecrest Club every Wednesday and am blown away with the talent and intelligence that the young girls I worked with hold! Thank you Code/Art for everything!

rania

Rania Ishoof 

Attending: Babson College  

Major: Data Science and Finance  

Notable achievements:

  • Code/Art Club Alum

  • Code/Art Club Instructor 

  • Code/Art Fest Speaker 

Graduating from a middle school Code/Art club and later having the opportunity to be a Code/Art instructor and speaker at Code/Art Fest events as a high school student has been transformative. These experiences boosted my confidence and honed my leadership and collaboration skills, preparing me for my upcoming journey in Data Science and Finance at Babson College.

kathya

Kathya Hernandez 

Attending: University of Florida    

Major: Computer Science & Data Science  

Notable achievements:

  • Code/Art Homestead Club Lead  

Through working with the Homestead Club alongside Code/Art I have seen my students grow immensely. The creativity in their coding artwork has been jaw-dropping. My girls have inspired my passion for computer science and allowed me to grow alongside them, I am forever grateful for having the opportunity to go on this amazing journey with them.

Code/Art Fest 2024 Recap

Code/Art Fest 2024 Recap

On March 16, 2024, Code/Art hosted its 9th annual Code/Art Fest, an energizing local event that...