Meet our 2018-2019 Board


Monserrat Palabrica is a fourth year student at UC Irvine, majoring in Computer Science. Originally from the Bay Area, she loves watching movies, going to concerts, and attending hackathons! We're delighted to have Monserrat as our Volunteers Chair. 


Evelyn Wu is a senior at Woodbridge High School, where she serves as treasurer of the Girls Who Code club, and the Mu Captain for Mu Alpha Theta club. Last year she was a programmer for STEAMpunks BRAVO, her school's robotics team. Evelyn is our awesome Social Media Chair!


Aryan Mather is a junior at Woodbridge High School. He has competed nationally and internationally as part of his school's  robotics team.  In addition to volunteering at the Lakeview Senior Center in the Technology Tutoring Program, Aryan always look forward to teaching programming at Code Open Sesame, so that he can engage with the community and use his skills to make it a better place! We are very lucky to have him as our 2018-2019 Outreach Chair.


Chirag Singh is a junior at Troy High School. He has been coding since 6th grade and is excited to share this skill with others. He also enjoys debating for the Troy Speech and Debate Club, as well as volunteering to teach debate and judge middle school debate competitions. His other favorite activity is soccer, whether playing for his school and club teams, watching La Liga or playing FIFA.


Emily McPhie is a Communication Design major at Washington University in St. Louis, where she works as a Teaching Assistant in the Computer Science department. Passionate about making computer science available to children, Emily founded Code Irvine in 2015, and was honored as a Disneyland Dreamer and Doer in 2016. Last year, she received the Prudential Spirit of Community and Presidential Volunteer Service awards. We are grateful to have her as our Coding Lead.