Code Champion

Code Champion is PVSA-certified non-profit under the incubation of Irvine Lights accepting volunteers from the United States only where no previous experience in computer science is required. Based in Orange County, Code Champion has reached over a hundred volunteers and students from all around the world. With a goal to make computer science, engineering, and technological learning accessible to any socioeconomic background, Code Champion is committed to educating all students in computer science. Over the course of the pandemic, Code Champion has been featured in the LA Times and NPR’s Greater LA radio station and gained congressional recognition for their community contribution during the pandemic.

Advisor: Katherine Dillon (

Presidents: Cindy Ding, Nathan Ji, Grace Cho, Candice Lu