Ariel Kitch grew up in Oregon. She attended Whitman College, the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, and Teachers College at Columbia University. She has worked as a teacher, curriculum designer, radio and web producer, videographer, and illustrator. Currently she lives in Minneapolis, MN, where she works on educational projects related to technology, computer science, and computational thinking. She loves programming with Python, being outdoors, reading sci-fi, and commuting by bike.

You can follow her on twitter if you're interested, or check out her latest work on Scratch.