Farzeen Harunani brings a fresh outlook on computer science (CS) education to her work at EDC. Harunani is committed to facilitating the expansion of CS education across the country and to seeking solutions to STEM equity issues for traditionally under-represented groups in the field.
As the Coordinator of District & Teacher Engagement the Massachusetts Computing Attainment Network (MassCAN), Harunani develops and assesses professional development efforts in the state to deliver high-quality computer science education to all teachers.
Previously, Harunani served as a mentor for the Girls Who Code program. While a student at Marquette University, she proposed and founded a tutoring initiative for Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the computing honor society, to provide additional support to CS students outside of the classroom.
Harunani received a BS in Computer Engineering from Marquette University in 2015, and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell in 2016.