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Meet The Team

Uplift Code Camp is owned and supported by a team of experienced professionals who are excited to help grow the next generation of software developers.

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Ruffa Carreon

Co-Founder

Ruffa is a University of the Philippines graduate with about a decade of professional experience as a software engineer, software architect and team lead in Manila. She is passionate about teaching, community development, and technology.

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PeeJay Saracho

Teaching Partner

PeeJay took up mobile applications development at the UP ITDC where he finished valedictorian of his batch. Aside from coding, he has a passion for sharing what he knows. He has been teaching coding to beginners and professionals for more than 4 years. He lives by Maya Angelou’s “If you get, give. If you learn, teach.”

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Genevieve Sarmiento

Co-Founder

Genevieve is a software developer with about a decade of experience as a developer and consultant. She has worked at both startups and large companies, including Red Hat. Genevieve was born and raised in Manila, graduated from University of Virginia, and has a passion for technology and education.

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Michael Booth

Co-Founder

Michael is a software developer with more than a decade of professional coding experience. He has worked at Microsoft, Google and Kaggle among other companies. He is also the founder and lead developer at Geometric Applications, a game development company that utilizes HTML, JavaScript and CSS.