- 10-year-old Samaira Mehta has become a kid-coder-to-watch in Silicon Valley.
- When she was just eight, she built a game called CoderBunnyz to help teach other kids how to code.
- The game earned her national recognition and she began holding workshops for kids, many of them at Google.
- Google was so impressed, it booked her as a keynote speaker for a local event, and told her she should consider working for them when she grows up.
Samaira Mehta is a 10-year-old girl growing up in Silicon Valley who has quietly attracted an almost cult-like following because of her work as a programmer.
It all started when she was just eight and created a game called CoderBunnyz to help teach other kids how to code. She’d been coding since she was six.
A real life Powerpuff Girl
After creating the board game, Mehta won the $2,500 second place prize from Think Tank Learning’s Pitchfest in 2016.