Meet the Team

Liz Rowland, Club Sponsor. Liz is returning for her 3rd year as the Newton GWC club advisor. Liz is a Teen Librarian at the Newton Free Public Library, where she organizes a variety of programs for teens. Check out her Library Guides at newtonfreelibrary.net.
Casey McNamara, Volunteer Facilitator. Casey is a Software Engineer at Google, Inc. in Cambridge. She earned her undergraduate degree in Computer Science from MIT in 2013 and her Master's degree in Computer Science from MIT in 2014. Casey is returning for her 2nd year as a Newton GWC facilitator.
Raktim Sinha Raktim Sinha, Volunteer Facilitator. Raktim is a Bioinformatics Software Engineer at Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research in Cambridge. He has been developing software for about 10 years in this area working in both non-profit and for-profit organizations. Raktim lives in Newton with his wife and daughter. This is Raktim's 2nd year at Newton GWC.
David Miller, Volunteer Facilitator. David is returning for his 4th year as an instructor at Newton GWC. He currently works as a Software Engineer at Google, Inc. in Cambridge. David has 23 years of experience building technology, teaching math and science, and working with children. He lives in Newton with his wife and daughters.
 
Paige Walker, Volunteer Facilitator. Paige works as a Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian at Boston College. She earned her BA in Art History from UC Berkeley, her MLIS in Information Science and Technology from Simmons College, and is currently working on an MS in Cybersecurity at Boston College. This is Paige's first year with Newton GWC.
Eleanor Boyd, Student AmbassadorEleanor is currently a Junior at Wellesley High School and helps to coordinate 7 Girls Who Code clubs in the Boston Area. In years past, she has also been a student and teaching assistant before moving into this larger role. Eleanor loves computer science and enjoys the opportunity to help mentor other girls in her passion!