Vinesh Kannan

Vinesh believes that every student has a responsibility to mentor others. He helps design enrichment programs and has taught 450+ students about collaboration, computing, and entrepreneurship. In 2014, Vinesh and his classmates launched the Student Computer Science Initiative (SCSI) at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) to make the CS classroom more collaborative while reducing pressure put on teachers. Having graduated from IMSA, he now studies Computer Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology and works for Chicago Public Schools’ CS4ALL Initiative, which is preparing 170+ high schools to meet a city-wide CS graduation requirement mandate by August 2016.

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