About the Author
Felicia Kamriani is passionate about global education, empowering people with technology and closing the gender gap in STEM education. As Education and Business Development Manager, she evangelized the MIT App Inventor Project in the U.S. and abroad at the Google Rise Summit, the UNESCO YouthMobile conference, Guangzhou Educational Information Center, Hong Kong Polytech University, Guilin University, Samsung App Academy, MERLOT and MOSTEC. She also lead a team of Master Trainers for the Verizon Innovative App Challenge and spearheaded the inaugural MIT App Inventor Master Trainers Program for Mobile Computing Education. Other global endeavors include MOOC research and course development at HarvardX and with The Felittle Group, LLC, as Creative Director (www.felittlepeople.com). She is an avid TEDx organizer and proud alum of Harvard University, Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley.
Krishnendu Roy is an associate professor of computer science at Valdosta State University. Prior to joining VSU, Krishnendu completed his PhD. and M.S. in computer engineering at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA in 2009 and 2005, respectively. As an MIT App Inventor Master Trainer, Krishnendu taught computing using App Inventor in summer camps for middle and high school students and in CS0 courses at his university. He has conducted in-person App Inventor workshops for teachers, including Google CS4HS and the University of Massachusetts at Boston's BATEC Summer Institute. He has also organized online App Inventor workshops for teachers who were involved in AAUW's Tech Trek camps and mentored national winning teams of Verizon's Innovative App Challenge.