As an engineer by training turned generalist designer, Truc works collaboratively with stakeholders to explore, design, and develop pragmatic solutions to business problems. She is a Senior Product Designer with a technical bent at Unity Technologies. She's passionate about greenfield development- building something new and creating better processes. At GDI, her favorite part of teaching is seeing students progress over time! Outside of work Truc enjoys being active - and had a brief stint as group fitness instructor - and also loves baking, cats, and empowering women.
Claire Bendersky strives to strengthen and elevate her community through hands on education. She is a software engineer and educator who has taught and designed curriculum for over ten years. Prior to diving into the world of tech, she was a scientist studying the Earth's mantle and conditions early on in our Solar System's history.
Kelly started programming at age 14 when her Dad gave her a textbook on C++, Starting Out with C++: From Control Structures through Objects, and said ‘Read this. It will be useful for you.’ From a young age, her motto has been ‘always be learning’ and loves to empower other people to learn through her volunteer work at GDI and work as a software engineer turned product manager at Brilliant.org.