President and CEO, Code Explorers - NGO
Maria C de Pena, MS
President and CEO, Code Explorers - NGO
Maria holds a Master of Science Organization and Management with a specialty in EBusiness and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Her engineering career of over 25 years includes DOD Naval Research Center, Texas Instruments and Northern Telecom. She is a Texas Instruments Quality Award of Excellence winner and belongs to several Educational Advisory Board at Universities, Colleges and K-12 school systems. She has been involved in cutting edge STEM and Computer Science education for the 4th Industrial Revolution in the last 12 years. Maria is also an accomplished award-winning Chef.