Catherine Garner - Executive Advisory Leader

Catherine is Head of Technology at Walton Enterprises. Her love of technology is second only to mentoring and developing others to enrich their careers and lives. Catherine has served in various STEM leadership roles and has been involved with Lil Miss Coders since its inception in 2015. 

Rachel Johnston - Chief Executive Officer

Rachel is the parent of Morganne Johnston. She works for Apptio Inc. as a Practice Manager for Engagement Management leading the team implementing the company’s technology product solution for their customers. Rachel enjoys supporting her community.  She is passionate about STEM. She speaks at high schools and colleges to support women in STEM and an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Webster University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Central State University.

Gini Cocanower - Co-Founder / Educational Executive Leader

Mrs Cocanower is a retired teacher from Bentonville High School.  She taught programming courses and helped lead technology for the high school. She has been instrumental in leading the young women.​

Morganne Johnston - Founder / Co- Executive Director 

Morganne graduate of the University of Alabama majored in Aerospace/ Mechanical Engineering and works for Boeing as Product Engineer. She continues to lead the organization.  Her goal is to continue reaching girls who would like to code. She is hoping to extend the STEM program across the country.

Netra Pradhan - Founder / Co-Executive Director 

Netra graduate from Purdue University majored in Computer Science and works in Technology. She continues to lead the organization.  As a previous Lil Miss Coder leader, she understands the importance of reaching girls early in education. She has joined Lil Miss Coder's Board to continue reaching girls who would like to code. 

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