Peta-Gay Clarke is a well rounded professional with broad experience as a Business and Information Technology leader, coupled with a passion for providing S.T.E.M. education to underserved youth. In 2015 she joined Google's diversity team to serve as Community Manager, focusing on creating sustainable communities to cultivate more Black and Latino Computer Scientists. Prior to Google, Peta served as the Deputy Director of IT at the Columbia University School of Journalism. Peta also has over 10 years of experience as a Programmer, working for companies including the Federal Reserve Bank, NYC Department of Education, New York Magazine, and COACH Inc.
Peta holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Programming from Farmingdale State University of New York (SUNY) and earned her Masters Degree from Pace University. She was awarded the Civic Engagement Award for Academic Excellence and Community Service in May 2015.
Are you an educator interested in understand how Google sees computer science education and the pathways it creates? Come hear from Peta-Gay Clarke this Friday, July 29th during our launch event - The JOURNi to Revolutionizing Tech - at MASH Detroit. RSVP here.