EDUCATOR | CREATIVE | FUTURIST | STORYTELLER
Dr. Abigail Joseph has an extensive career as an educator in the California Bay Area. Her commitment to education includes work developing and supporting programs in schools and organizations like MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement), Girls Incorporated, Black Girls Code, and the Krause Center for Innovation. She has spent the past eight years developing computer science programs and recently developed a curriculum for a mobile app programming book for kids. Abigail currently works as the Director of Learning, Innovation, and Design in the Middle School at The Harker School in San Jose, California. She is a member of the inaugural cohort (2019 -2020) of CSTA (Computer Science Teachers Association) Equity Fellows, CSTA Board Member, and serves as an MIT Master Trainer for App Inventor. Beyond teaching, making, and the arts, her current passion is guiding professionals to spark their creative confidence in and out of the workplace. She tweets at @drabigailjoseph. She holds a B.S.E in computer science from Princeton University and an M.S./Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California at Santa Cruz.