“CS Sparks” – Illuminating the Path to Digital Inclusion

"CS Sparks" is an engaging and thought-provoking series of conversations recorded during the Foundation's signature thought leadership conference, CrossRoads 2023, with changemakers who are championing equity in computer science (CS) education. This video series reflects a diverse range of perspectives that explore the CS educational landscape; highlight current policy and research initiatives and share the secret sauce for cultivating strategic partnerships that advance inclusive CS. Each recording is designed to share a ‘spark’ of inspiration that illuminates thoughtful contributions to inclusive and transformative CS.

Arthur Daemmrich

Blaze Starkey & Dr. Peter Romine

Bukola Somide & Nicole Kang

Gregg Behr

Jennifer Rosato & Bernell Murray

Kareem Edouard & Laine Powell

KiKi Prottsman

Meka Egwuekwe & Gabriella Gillom

Sheila Boyington & Anthony Owen

Janice Mak & Megean Garvin

Andreas Stefik & Richard Ladner

Kelsey Derringer & Steve Goodgame

“CS Changemakers”- Shaping an Inclusive Digital Future

The "CS Changemakers: Shaping an Inclusive Digital Future" is a series of in-depth expert interviews filmed during CrossRoads 2023. Technologists, educators, funders and practitioners in the field of CS and STEM education share the intricacies of delivering equitable CS education to under-represented communities across the US. Discover the personal and professional journeys that drive their commitment. Let their "why" inspire you!

CS Sparks-Illuminating the Path to Digital Inclusion

Click below to access the full interviews on the Infosys Knowledge Institute.

Inderpreet Sawhney

Ron Summers

Shireen Hafeez

Vishal Goenka

Gareth Stockdale

Ben Forta

Ruthe Farmer

Rebecca Dorsey

Dr. Loretta Cheeks