2016 Fellows

Meet the 18 fellows who will use their skills for public good in 2016. This year's fellows are taking leave from tech companies, start-ups, and their own businesses to help make government work for the people, by the people, in the 21st century.

  • Georgia Andrews

    New Orleans Team

    Georgia is a software engineer, Women Who Code San Francisco city director, and dedicated long-distance bike commuter. She spent the last four years building and tuning core applications for insurance...

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  • Amulya Aradhyula

    New York City Team

    Amulya is a user experience designer. She is passionate about making the world an easier place to navigate through design. Prior to Code for America, Amulya worked on bringing good design to the enter...

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  • Kevin Berry

    Kansas City (MO) Team

    Kevin is a full stack engineer who is passionate about making technology education more accessible. He has mentored Bay Area youth in coding and technology through community outreach programs. He also...

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  • Kuan Butts

    Salt Lake County Team

    Kuan is a software developer who loves engineering transit and urban planning tools. Previously, Kuan worked on transit mapping and scenario modeling projects with the MIT Media Lab and the Singapore-...

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  • Stephanie Cain

    New Orleans Team

    Stephanie is a web designer originally from Denver, Colorado. She is passionate about the DIY movement, particularly as it applies to code and online shared resources. Prior to her work with Code for ...

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  • Pascal Carole

    New Orleans Team

    Pascal is a developer originally from Martinique. He spent his early career at Microsoft both as an engineer and a product manager. Most recently, Pascal led the engineering team at Do.com as the comp...

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  • Jessica Cole

    Kansas City (MO) Team

    Jessica is a builder and a civic organizer. She believes that technology, at its best, creates neighborhoods out of people. Most recently, she served as Director of Outreach at Panorama Education to b...

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  • Rachel Edelman

    Kansas City (MO) Team

    Rachel is a product designer from New York. After earning a degree in graphic design, she joined BuzzFeed, where she cultivated interests in online communities and usability. Other interests include c...

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  • Meredith Hitchcock

    Seattle Team

    Meredith is a user experience researcher and designer. Most recently, she worked on publisher support and internal tools for Google Play Newsstand. She holds a BA in Literature from Yale and a Masters...

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  • Keith Kurson

    New York City Team

    Keith is a web developer and social game creator from San Francisco. Originally from North Carolina, Keith is excited to join CfA and help government work at its full potential by using technology. Wh...

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  • Patrick McDonnell

    Long Beach Team

    Patrick is an urbanist, designer, and strategist. A proud University of Michigan grad, he uses his background in urban planning and higher education to shape cities forward and make urbanism accessibl...

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  • Katherine Nammacher

    Seattle Team

    Katherine is an independent consultant in UX research, project management, and marketing. She has worked in the arts and civic tech with Microsoft, the Exploratorium, and the Oakland Museum of Califor...

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  • Ben Peterson

    Salt Lake County Team

    Ben Peterson is a designer, researcher and educator who is passionate about improving access to information and services through design. Prior to Code for America, he led and contributed to social inn...

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  • Lisa Ratner

    Long Beach Team

    Lisa is a Urban Planning focused User Experience Designer. Most recently, she designed for RideScout, a transportation technology company that builds mobility tools. She has received a liberal arts ed...

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  • Mark Rossetti

    Long Beach Team

    Mark is a software engineer from San Jose, CA with an interest in making the world run a little more positively and efficiently. When time allows, he enjoys spending his time on music, rock climbing, ...

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  • Charlie Weems

    New York City Team

    Charlie is a front-end developer who is passionate about using technology for social justice and economic opportunity. He has previously worked for USAID in Tanzania, as well as at TechChange, where h...

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  • Grayson Wright

    Seattle Team

    Grayson is a design-minded full stack developer who loves solving human problems. During his time at thoughtbot, and previously as an independent freelancer, he's helped dozens of startups and establi...

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