Community Engagement Manager
Nicky Rigg is the Computer Science Education Manager. She works with libraries and not-for-profit organizations to broaden access to computer science education and digital skills. She leads Google’s collaboration with the American Library Association, including the Libraries Ready to Code initiative which aims to ensure libraries have the resources, capacity, and inspiration to embrace activities that promote computational thinking (CT) and computer science (CS) among youth. She joined Google after spending 15 years managing international development programs and philanthropic partnerships, evaluating the effectiveness of community-driven solutions, and teaching across four continents. She holds a Master’s degree in International Development (Education) from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Arizona.