Open Data Hack League
Senior Director of Computer Science Academics
New York City Department of Education Computer Science for All partnership with BetaNYC to create a 'spelling be'-like series of hackathons centered around analyzing, prototyping with, and communicating about community issues through NYC Open Data.
Director of Community and Special Initiatives
NYC Open Data Portal, BoardStat
Provided overall strategic vision and budget support to align with larger academic and engagement goals of Department of Education.
Directed development of student challenges at each level of the competition, student and teacher support materials, and judging rubrics.
Developed plan for league to include community members in competition leading to subject matter experts interacting with students as they prototyped solutions to real-world problems using open data.