Portraits of each of the eight team members named below, in a collage.

Meet the team

Throughout this course, you’ll be able to post comments and questions on each step, and we’ll be reading and answering them regularly. Here are some of the people you will hear from!

Philip Harney

Philip makes educational content at the CoderDojo Foundation, producing projects for young people to work on as well as guides and courses for volunteers. He has been a mentor and champion at several Dojos since 2012. He plays board games and listens to far too many podcasts.

Christina Foust

Christina supports Dojos in the USA. She taught middle school science for a number of years and loves working with educators. You can find her wearing cozy socks, attempting to learn ukulele, or playing board games with friends.

Giustina Mizzoni

Giustina is the Executive Director of the CoderDojo Foundation. She is responsible for overseeing all of our programs and operations, and has been involved in the CoderDojo movement for many years.​ ​In her spare time she can be found cooking and doing yoga.

Amy O’Meara

Amy takes care of community support at the CoderDojo Foundation, including verifying Dojos and welcoming new members to the community. She is interested in innovative education methods and ways of expanding learning opportunities for children. When not at work, she enjoys drawing, yoga and reading.

Tara McGrath

Tara is the Community Coordinator for Ireland at the CoderDojo Foundation. Meeting mentors and champions all over the country, and seeing the amazing ideas ninjas come up with makes her days great!

Ross O’Neill

Ross is responsible for scaling CoderDojo globally, particularly in the UK. He also leads on developing our corporate growth partnerships and supporting our international community. He’s a former financial technology journalist, a programmer and a wine fanatic.

Nicola Lyons

Nicola is Community Manager for CoderDojo. Her background is in startups and tech events. Part-time yogi and full-time theatre nerd, Nicola loves bringing people together to facilitate social change.

Divya Joseph

Divya manages the CoderDojo community in India and is based out of Bangalore, India. She is passionate about education and loves working with children. Ask her about anything related to CoderDojo in India.

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