Noel King – Organiser
Noel has been involved in CoderDojo since it started in Dublin. He worked with DCU to get a Dojo set up in the university and has been running it successfully since April 2012. He has also organised the “Coolest Projects” event, which was held last year in DCU. He’s currently working hard on organising all that’s required for this next years event.
He is famous for teaching Chuck Norris how to program at CoderDojo.
Ben has been around CoderDojo since the early days (the second ever Dojo at the NSC in Mahon). He started the first Dublin CoderDojo in Google and later helped move it to the Science Gallery where it’s been running since (and has been passed from organiser to organiser a few times).
Catrina Carrigan is an Enterprise Computing student at DCU, an Intel Women in Technology Scholar and a Director of Teen-Turn.
She first joined CoderDojo DCU in 2012 as a ninja before becoming a mentor. She has experience in web development, Scratch, Micro: bit and Python.
She currently works as a front end web developer in Dublin.
Vanessa joined DCU dojo in 2013 as a ninja and has been mentoring since 2014. She currently mentors the Scratch class & occasionally lends her hand at web design.
Day-to-day Vanessa can be found running numerous events in Dublin or creating YouTube videos.
Graham became involved in CoderDojo through his work with the Foundation in 2017 where he helped to develop the CoderDojo community platform. Shortly after he began mentoring Web Development in CoderDojo DCU and has since branched out into mentoring Scratch (a learning curve for him)!
He is continually inspired by the creativity and innovation shown by the Ninjas and loves hearing about ideas for new projects.
Louise has a Higher National Diploma in Communications and Media Production from The University of Wolverhampton. She got involved with Coder Dojo because she has always had an interest In being creative with technology!
She is teaching Scratch and is always learning more with the ninjas. She loves all things imaginative and is always up for a chat about projects!