Asia Roberson is the Digital Youth Divas Project Manager. The Digital Youth Network’s Digital Youth Divas program supports middle-school girls in developing STEM identities by creating face-to-face and online spaces where girls work together to design, create, and re-imagine everyday artifacts (jewelry, hair accessories, music), activities (dancing and talking to friends), and spaces using techniques including design, circuitry, coding and fabrication. As project manager she manages and trains DYD mentors, oversees the creation and implementation of self paced maker-space curriculum, and manages the creation of educational media tools used in the program.
Asia received her B.A. in New Media Literacies from DePaul University and is a currently studying Human Computer Interaction through the Applied Technology program at DePaul University.