Kiki Prottsman is an expert in computer science education and an advocate for equity and inclusion in STEM fields. With over 15 years of experience teaching and developing educational programs, Kiki has made significant contributions to the field of CSEd. She is also an author of several other books on computer science which have been widely praised for their innovative and engaging approach.
Kiki is currently Director of Education for Microsoft MakeCode, an organization that works to increase access to computer science in schools across the United States. In this role, she oversees the development of curriculum and resources as well as training programs for teachers. She also builds and manages partnerships with stakeholders worldwide.
Kiki speaks internationally on the subject of computer science. She is known for her engaging and practical approach to teaching and has been recognized with awards such as the Golden Halo Award for Best Education Campaign and Stevie’s Female Innovator of the Year award. In addition to her work in computer science education, Kiki is an outdoors enthusiast and enjoys hiking, kayaking, and camping, as well as customizing her 4×4 SUV to look like it belongs in a Marvel movie.