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This 12-year-old CEO is offering free coding, AI classes during COVID-19

  • July 10, 2020

Samaira Mehta is a 12-year-old with lofty goals. The founder of Yes, 1 Billion Kids Can Code and CEO of a board game company called CoderBunnyz wants to get 1 billion kids into coding by the time she graduates from college around 2030.

While the coronavirus pandemic threatened to put a damper on her ambitions to host workshops, one quote taped to her bedroom wall stood out to her: "When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars."