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Gayithri Jayathirtha is a Computing Innovation Fellow at the University of Oregon, Eugene (USA), where she works with computing teachers to think about and develop critical computing materials. In April 2022, she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Ph.D. in Learning Sciences, concentrating on K-12 computing education. Prior to pursuing her doctoral program, she earned her master's degree in Learning Sciences and Technologies from the University of Pennsylvania and her undergraduate degree in Computer Science Engineering from Bangalore University, Bangalore (India). Gayithri was a K-12 math teacher and teacher workshop facilitator in India for six years before starting her graduate studies. 

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