Robyn is the CEO and founder of Bold Idea, a non-profit organization that mentors young coders in north Texas. In her role, Robyn is responsible for the overall strategy, corporate and community partnerships, and fund development. She cultivates a strong volunteer team and actively engages and energizes Bold Idea supporters in the organization’s work to prepare students for the digital careers of the future. Prior to Bold Idea, Robyn served in various marketing communications and public relations roles for companies in the technology and energy industries, including Microsoft, Paradigm and Dell. Skilled at writing on technical subjects like high-performance computing and cloud services, Robyn provided a diverse skill set in crafting white papers, bylined articles, web copy, messaging, speeches, press releases, and other business communications. In her personal life, Robyn served as a Girl Scout troop leader, where she mentored young women in high school. For four years, she also served as director for a Girl Scout day camp at Lake Lavon, founded by her mom and original mentor. Robyn tapped into her 10 years as a Girl Scout leader to design Bold Idea’s mentoring program. As a champion of girls’ participation in STEM fields, especially computing, she prepares industry professionals to share their knowledge and serve as technology mentors and role models to north Texas students – our future technology workforce.