Program Leadership


Amy Arnold

Executive Director

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, professor of the practiceShani B. Daily, PhD

Faculty Director
Professor of the Practice, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science

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 20 years, she has designed and implemented various programs to diversify the STEM pipeline. 

AmyKelly Perri

Senior Program Manager

Kelly has 25+ years of experience in talent acquisition, technical recruiting, campus relations and project management and is enthusiastic about helping people develop their unique abilities and find their strengths so they can live their best life. As a Senior Program Manager with DTech, Kelly coaches undergraduate students studying technical majors, builds recruiting relationships with employers and creates programs to support DTech Members. She earned a BA in Communications from The Ohio State University.

AmyJoy Henderson

Program Manager

Joy comes to Duke from the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, where she served as the founding Director of Admissions and the Director of Postbaccalaureate Studies Programs. She has 15 years of experience in recruitment, advising, and program management including process creation and development.  In addition, Joy has been very involved in the community, including serving as a Crisis Text Line Counselor, Patient Advocate at the Duke Cancer Institute and is a Fuquay-Varina Arts Center Friends Board Member.  She graduated from Drexel University with a BS in Communications and Applied Technology.