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Ilana is a junior at Miramonte High School in Orinda, CA. For the past two summers, Ilana has been awarded a scholarship to attend Kode With Klossy where she fell in love with coding. This past summer, she taught over 20 high-school girls as they learned object-oriented programming and web design in Ruby, HTML, CSS, and Sinatra MVC as an instructor assistant for Kode With Klossy. Ilana is also the founder and editor-in-chief of SPILL which is a zine created for teens and by teens. The first issue features creations by 25 teens from across the country and explores topics such as individuality, sustainability, and joy. You can learn more about SPILL at