Karen

Karen Melara

Karen has over 6 years of experience working with NGOs, SMEs, and multinational corporations as a digital marketer and designer. Her expertise includes working in the North American and South Asian markets creating and implementing marketing strategies, social media strategies, digital and print designs and art directing. She holds a BSc in Business Administration with a focus on Marketing, Management, and International Business from the University of South Florida.

She’s a staunch advocate for environmental change and social justice and dedicates her time to helping causes that empower women and youth. She believes that educating our youth with the right tools give them the ability to create a brighter future for all.

Outside of work she enjoys learning about cultures, traveling, trying new food, dancing, reading a good novel, and watching random documentaries with her husband.

Our Team

Our team is committed to expanding equitable access to computer science and coding. We are former public educators, creatives, and lifelong learners who are deeply engaged and passionate about what we do.
Clark Merkley

Clark Merkley

Executive Director

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Abby Funabiki

Abby Funabiki, MPA

Associate Executive Director

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Jared O'Leary

Jared O'Leary, PhD

Director of Education & Research

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Karen

Karen Melara

Marketing Manager

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McKay

McKay Perkins, MS

PD Facilitator

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Brenda

Brenda Bass

PD Facilitator

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Laurie

Laurie Green

PD Facilitator

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Heather Cunningham

PD Facilitator

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Carlos Leon

Carlos Leon

PD Facilitator

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Kelly

Kelly Powers

PD Facilitator

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Michael

Michael Hanahan

Marketing Consultant

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Emilie Martinez

Emilie Martinez

Web Developer

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Stacie

Stacie Mason, PhD

Research and Evaluation

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