Our Advisors

Our organizational advisors provide valuable guidance to our team to help ensure the long-term success of the organization. They are a big part of the reason we’ve made it this far and their commitment to our organization provide us even more validation and confidence to continue this worthy adventure. If you meet these people, thank them for their service to our community… then find out the next time they are leading a workshop and mark your calendar!

Kiki Prottsman
Advisor, Program Development
Kiki is the Education Program Manager at Code.org and a former computer science instructor at the University of Oregon. As a champion for responsible computing and equity in both CS Read More
Amira Dhalla
Advisor, Program Development
Amira is an experienced facilitator and educator with a history of working in technology, social innovation and social good organizations. She currently leads Mozilla's Women and Web Literacy programs which Read More
Caroline Cummings
Advisor, Strategic Planning
CEO/Co-founder of two technology companies, Caroline spends her days works with start-ups (biz planning, product development, sales/marketing, investor-ready pitch decks, etc). Her favorite thing to do is mentor youth and Read More
Kate Harmon
Advisor, Strategic Planning
Kate is a fast-paced creative who excels in promoting entrepreneurship as a viable career path through experienced mentorship, strategic programming and connecting stakeholders to the vast resources of the wider Read More
Kim Dearborn
Advisor, Public Relations
Kim is an experienced consultant with a demonstrated history in the public relations, advertising, marketing and communication industries. She is a strong consulting professional with a focus on helping small Read More
Cicely Coleman
Resource Development, Project Management
Cicely is a highly organized, effective and successful IT project manager in the healthcare field. She has the talent and skills to manage multiple technical projects at one time. As Read More
Julie Anderson
Advisor, Program Development
Julie open doors and facilitates the yes. She swims like a dolphin between biz dev, marketing, sales, product teams and non-profits. She is a super connector and an enthusiastic, empathetic Read More
Carrie Hellwig Christopher
Advisor, Legal
Carrie began her business law practice representing high-tech and life science technology companies in a wide range of corporate, securities and commercial matters. Carrie has advised clients on all aspects Read More
Lori Bumgardner
Advisor, Fundraising
Lori Bumgardner has played a key role in many collaborative grants and program efforts that succeeded in achieving its mission. Her strengths are her ability to combine the personal qualities Read More
Kristina Payne
Kristina became the Executive Director of Lane Workforce Partnership in January 2014. Prior to becoming the Executive Director, Kristina designed, implemented and managed the workforce delivery system for Lane Workforce Read More
Sabrina Parsons
Sabrina Parsons is an entrepreneur, innovator, speaker, an activist for women in leadership and women in technology. She is passionate about helping people succeed in business through education, tools, and Read More