Laura Ruival is a software engineer with 15 years of software development experience. Since graduating from UCSD she has continued to learn everything she can about coding while pursuing a career as a software engineer. In 2018 Laura began teaching coding and robotics for Alpine Education Foundation, a non-profit organization that brings STEAM subjects to elementary schools in the Alpine Union School District. She is also an instructor for the UCSD Extended Studies Futures program which brings computer science courses to high school students. She also teaches coding camps for Sally Ride Science Academy including Scratch programming for elementary students. Laura is eager to pass on her knowledge and experience in the software industry and make coding accessible to every child.