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25 Million Children Worldwide Use Micro:bit to Create Technological Solutions in Communities – Katie Henry

Katie Henry, the North America Head of Partner Engagement at the Micro:bit Educational Foundation, discusses the mission of the organization and their efforts to increase access and availability to coding and STEAM-related resources to students around the world. To learn more, visit

  • 0:00 SchoolRubric Introduction
  • 0:36 What is the Micro:bit Educational Foundation?
  • 2:54 Is coding for all students?
  • 4:57 STEAM in underrepresented populations
  • 7:23 To learn more about Micro:bit
Katie Henry
Katie is the Head of Partner Engagement for the Micro:bit Educational Foundation in North America. She has worked in education for ten years, teaching students in kindergarten through college, and training thousands of educators worldwide on the topics of computer science and digital creativity. Katie is a licensed school administrator and computer technology coach. Recently Katie has been invited to join U.S state, federal, and international education policy and diplomacy efforts. She served on the Women in STEM roundtable discussion at the Pennsylvania governor’s office, as a Pennsylvania delegate to the State-Federal STEM Summit in Washington, DC, and as a U.S. Speaker in Morocco, sponsored by the U.S. State Department.