My CSTA Story
Since joining CSTA as a member in 2013, Abigail continues to grow her involvement with the organization and her commitment to championing equity and access to excellent inclusive CS education. In 2016 she helped found CSTA San Mateo County, and was she part of the inaugural cohort of CSTA Equity Fellows in 2019. She has served on the CSTA Board of Directors since 2021 as an appointed board member and is now the K–8 teacher representative. In 2020 she joined the PD Committee, where she has been serving as the co-chair.
Dr. Abigail Joseph (she/her) has an extensive career in the California Bay Area as a teacher, coach, facilitator, and speaker. A recent career highlight is a TEDx talk she gave at Gunn High School (Palo Alto, CA) titled “Ubuntu Innovation: A Beacon for Humanity.” Abigail currently works as an instructor for the Oracle Education Foundation, where she designs project-based high school CS experiences that integrate design thinking and futures thinking. She is a CSTA Equity Fellow Alumna and serves on the board of directors for Maker Nexus, a Silicon Valley community makerspace. Beyond teaching, making, and the arts, her current passion as an innovation consultant is helping adults discover everyday innovation. She inspires and empowers communities to use innovation to design and live connected lives filled with play, joy, and wonder. She enjoys exploring the possibilities of tomorrow with her husband in California. Follow her on social media at @drabigailjoseph.