Programming4Girls hosts computer programming camps for girls in Greensboro NC

Workshop Instructors

Claire Laffan - Programming Workshop InstructorClaire Laffan
(Lead Instructor):

Claire graduates from Northern Guilford High School this year and will attend Yale University this fall. She is an NCWIT Aspire IT national runner up and programming enthusiast. Claire is also familiar with C based languages and Java programming. In her spare time, she enjoys learning about mathematics, physics, and working on Arduino projects. This will be Claire’s fourth year working with the Alice Programming Workshop for Girls, and fifth year programming with Alice.

Gabrielle Campbell (TA):
Gabby is a rising sophomore at Northwest Guilford High School. She's an active member of the school’s award winning Energy Wise Club. She participated in the Alice Workshop for two years while she was in middle school. Gabby will be attending Weaver Academy for programming in the fall. She plans to pursue a degree in programming.


Dana Murphy - Programming Workshop InstructorDana Murphy is a Master’s student in the Stanford University Computer Science program. In additional to working as a programmer with the Virtual Reality Lab Team on the Stanford campus, Dana will intern with Google this summer to improve Android apps for people with disabilities.  Dana has been programming with Alice since middle school, and has created dozens of animated stories and games.  Dana is co-founder of the Alice Programming Workshop for Girls, and a workshop instructor since 2011.  Although she is no longer actively instructing the Workshop, Aleis has helped to transition the workshop to the next generation of young women helping each other pursue an interest in technology.

Aleis Murphy - Programming Workshop InstructorAleis Murphy graduated in 2016 with a Masters from the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering.  She is now working with IBM in Bethesda, MD as a Technology Solutions Specialist.  Aleis has been programming with Alice since high school,  and was a co-founder of the Alice Programming Workshop for Girls.

Melissa Murphy - Programming Workshop Teaching AssistantMelissa Murphy graduated from University of Virginia this year.  She will start her job as a technical consultant for the Federal Group with Accenture in Washington, DC this summer.  Melissa was an instructor with the Alice Programming Workshop for Girls from 2013 through 2015.


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