Kyra Wayne: Design Engineer, Product Manager & Artist in Residence
Kyra Wayne is a design engineering intern and resident artist at Preemadonna. Kyra expects to graduate from Santa Clara University in 2017, with a BS in Web Design Engineering and a double minor in Computer Science Engineering and Studio Art. Kyra has a diverse work background in web and iOS app development, as well as in teaching and design. Kyra’s can-do attitude and friendly personality serves her well in being a mentor to others and in spreading Preemadonna’s mission. Kyra is passionate about programming and the arts and hopes to inform more girls that there is a future in technology for them, regardless of whether they can code or not (though to not be afraid of coding, either). Kyra hopes to continue learning and diversifying her skillset so that she may combine her two loves in her future work.
Devin Collins: Digital Media Intern
Devin Collins is a Digital Media Intern at Preemadonna who joined after hearing about her friend Kyra's great experiences with us. Devin's career in film started at a young age, when she would make crazy dance videos with her friends in high school. Her love for story telling has since compelled her to transfer to Santa Clara University as a communications major and to take intensive writing courses. Now at Preemadonna, she hopes to return to her roots in film and video editing to share the magic of the Nailbot as well as the Preemadonna story.
Veronica Carr: Social Media Manager
Veronica is the Social Media Manager for Preemadonna. Originally from Chicago, she moved to New York in 2004 to attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts as an Acting Major. After pursuing an acting career for several years, Veronica realized that it was way more fun to promote others than it was herself. Thus, her transition into Social Media Marketing. Veronica is passionate about all things fashion and beauty related. And she loves working for a company that inspires so many young women to be creative and embrace being dynamic.
Julia Hindle: Intern, Nail Artist & Rockstar Coder
Julia Hindle is an intern for Preemadonna and a current senior at Marlborough High School. Along with her interests in Math and Computer Science, she runs the nail art account @nailsofjulia on Instagram where she posts original designs and tutorials.
Grace Quinn, Community Manager
Grace Quinn is a marketing intern and community manager for Preemadonna. Grace is studying business marketing and psychology at Indiana University. Having always lived in California, she is adjusting to the Midwest lifestyle and enjoys being immersed this new and diverse college culture. On campus she is involved in Psychology Club and the Alpha Xi Delta Sorority. She is passionate about equality and empowerment for women. She highly values the company’s mission to promote the idea of intelligence and beauty as complementary traits for women everywhere!
Jodie Cheung, Business Development and Marketing MBA Intern
Jodie Cheung is a Business Development and Marketing Intern at Preemadonna. She is an incoming MBA student at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Jodie worked as a management consultant with Accenture for four years, focused on helping leading Consumer Products companies deliver strategic cost reduction and restructuring initiatives. Her previous experiences also include roadmap planning, operating model design, and change management across the CPG, Retail, and Healthcare industries. Jodie holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.
Sneha Ramesh, Preemadonna Computer Science Intern
Sneha is a rising junior at Santa Clara University and a new intern at Preemadonna, currently working on the web development and design of Nail the Code, and hopefully taking on new projects in the future! She’s excited to work with Preemadonna because she absolutely loves everything the company stands for and is working towards, on top of being able to learn so much here. Sneha is interested in Computer Science research and has worked at NASA Ames in Summer 2016 and is also a TA for Intro to CS at SCU. When she’s not doing anything programming related, you can find her binge watching dog videos or playing the guitar while singing her heart out.
Ankita Upadhyay, Computer Science Intern
Ankita Upadhyay is currently a rising junior at UCSC and is pursuing a B.S. in computer science. She is involved in clubs at UCSC that encourage women in STEM including Project AWESomE: Advancing Women’s Education in the School of Engineering and WiSE: Women in Science and Engineering. She was also a web developer for her team in Hack for Humanity 2017 where she worked on the front end aspects (using Bootstrap, HTML, CSS) to render a web app. Ankita is passionate about coding and programming and aspires to expand her portfolio by engaging in challenging, yet rewarding projects. As an intern, she will be in charge of administering Premadonna’s Github, helping out with the Maker Kit tutorial, and assisting with the “Code Your Own Nail Art” website. In addition, she loves jogging, playing softball, coding, reading, and doing anything beauty related. Ankita loves what Preemadonna stands for and is excited to empower young girls to strive for what they believe in. She hopes to be a software engineer after graduating college.