Portraits of each of the six team members named below, in a collage, with two cartoon-style characters in the bottom left corner and another in the top right corner.

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.

Giustina Mizzoni

Giustina is the Executive Director of the CoderDojo Foundation. She is responsible for overseeing all of our programs and operations.​ ​In her spare time she can be found cooking, doing yoga, or taking photos with her dog, Tito, who stars in several CoderDojo educational projects.

Ciara McHugh

Ciara creates educational content at the CoderDojo Foundation. As well as writing new content, she collects and shares resources created by CoderDojo volunteers around the world. She is an ex-software developer whose passion is making the world a better place. She loves trees, cats, music, maths, and the moon.

Ross O’Neill

Ross is responsible for scaling CoderDojo globally, particularly in the UK and Asia. 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.

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.

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, painting, and visiting art galleries.

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