This is Kaylla’s fourth year as a Lead Instructor with Code/Art. Kaylla got her start in coding through a Code/Art CodeHER Club when she was in high school. Kaylla is passionate about gaming and recently graduated from Full Sail University with a degree in Game Design.
In addition to being a Lead Instructor for Code/Art’s CodeHER Clubs, Kaylla is also Code/Art’s overall Programs Manager.
Matthew is a senior at Florida International University studying Information Technology and one of our most experienced instructors, having been with Code/Art since 2019. Born and raised in Miami, Matthew grew up being a student-athlete, having a passion for sports and education. Matthew has been an instructor with a multiple Code/Art programs such as Code/Art with Breakthrough Miami, Code/Art with Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami, and Code/Art’s professional development program with South Florida K-12 teachers.
In addition to his work with Code/Art, Matthew is a Product Zone Specialist with Apple. As a hobby, he likes to play basketball, video games, reading books, and creating content for others to enjoy.
Athenna is a recent graduate of Florida International University, where she earned a degree in Computer Science. One reason she decided to pursue a degree in CS was the lack of women going into the field. Only 18% of women pursue a degree in CS.
She has always been passionate about working with kids. When the opportunity with Code/Art presented itself, she jumped into it. She hopes to continue helping girls join the community of Computer Science.
Taylor is a fourth-year computer science (CS) major at Florida International University and has been a lead instructor for Code/Art for two years.
Taylor has also been a teaching assistant with Girls Who Code’s Summer Immersion Program and was one of only 40 CS majors selected by Twitter to take part in their DevelopHER program. We are so proud of how far Taylor has come since getting her first introduction to coding with Code/Art when she was in high school!
This is Jose’s third year with Code/Art. He has been a lead instructor for several Code/Art programs, including being a Classroom Teaching Assistant in our K-12 professional development program and a Level 2 and a Level 3 Lead Instructor in our CodeHER Club program.
Jose loves to teach computer science to the new generation. When he started his journey learning CS, he wished he had more mentors and resources to learn from an early age. His goal is to help students on their journey learning and understanding computer science!
Tabassum is currently in her third year at Florida International University studying computer science. as well as working an internship at UKG. She’s passionate about being able to support girls that are interested in computer science and giving them exposure early on while also showing them that this is still a very creative field!
In her free time, she likes to draw, go for runs and spend with family and friends.
This is Isa’s second year as a Lead Instructor with Code/Art. Isa gained experience with teaching virtually this past summer when she TA’d for Code/Art’s summer programs. She also helped to develop new Level 2 and Level 3 lessons while interning with Code/Art over the summer.
Isa got her start in coding with Code/Art, where she completed all 3 levels in our CodeHER Club curriculum.
Yuhan is a student at the University of Pennsylvania in their prestigious Digital Media Design (DMD) program, where she combines her love of CS and art.
Yuhan got her start with Code/Art as a student in a middle school Code/Art CodeHER Club, and has worn many hats since then. In addition to being a Lead Instructor for CodeHER and a CTA for our K-12 Professional Development program, Yuhan has helped developed curriculum and is currently Code/Art’s Marketing and Social Media Manager.