Program Leadership

 

Amy Arnold

Executive Director
amy.arnold1@duke.edu

Amy leads the DTech program from her home base in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She is passionate about working with people early in their careers and helping individuals who are under-represented in tech connect with amazing mentors and opportunities.  She has worked in public affairs at Stanford University, product marketing, and strategic planning at Hewlett Packard, and management consulting with McKinsey & Company.  Amy also serves on the board of the Ravenswood Education Foundation where she was previously Board President. She has a B.S. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Shaundra Daily, associate professor of the practiceShani B. Daily

Faculty Director
Professor of the Practice, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science
shani.b@duke.edu

Dr. Daily is a Professor of the Practice at Duke University. Previously she was an associate professor at the University of Florida in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering as well as an associate professor and Interim Co-Chair in the School of Computing at  Clemson University. She received her masters and doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where her doctoral work involved designing and implementing technology-infused learning environments that provide youth an opportunity to learn about themselves, others, and to gain insight into interpersonal dynamics. For the past 15 years, she has designed and implemented various programs to diversify the STEM pipeline. 

AmyKelly Perri

Program Manager
kelly.perri@duke.edu

Kelly is the program manager for DTech’s Raleigh-Durham effort. With 20 years of experience in talent acquisition, technical recruiting, campus relations and project management she is enthusiastic about helping people develop their unique abilities and finding their strengths so they can develop a mindset that enables them to live their best life. Her experience at ReBoot Accelerator was an eye-opening deep-dive into how women must reskill, upskill and continually re-frame their work experience in today's ever-changing workplace. She has served in numerous leadership roles in the Menlo Park City School District, including PTO President, as well as a regional training role at the Girl Scouts of Northern California. She earned a BA in Communications from The Ohio State University.