Sarah Guthals, PhD

Developer Experiences and Tools / she/her



Sarah Guthals is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft and focuses her life on providing access to high quality computer science education to novices of all ages, everywhere. With a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego, her passion is to design content, software, and companies that focus on engaging learners. Sarah builds curriculum, teaches teachers, writes books for novices around coding, and is one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science for her work in Computer Science Education.

She is from San Diego, CA but has recently moved to Washington State with her two cats, 3 dogs, husband, daughter, mother, and grandfather :D


  • Data Science
  • Programming Languages
  • Education
  • Developer Tools