Board of Directors

Leadership Team | Advisory Board | Founders | Volunteers

Tom Silver


Tom is a Harvard senior in Mather House. He is concentrating in Computer Science and Mathematics with a secondary in Statistics. He also has interests in education, molecular biology, and politics. As President of the Digital Literacy Project, he founded a middle school computer science education program in Boston. His favorite computer science areas include large data analysis, theoretical computer science, and web development. He enjoys coding, coffee, and corgis.

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Hannah Blumberg

Hannah is a Harvard senior in Cabot House. She is concentrating in computer science and, as Co-Director of Education, led curriculum development for DLP. Hannah tutored for several years in her hometown in New York and is now looking forward to serving as Head TF of Harvard's CS50.

Colin Diersing

Colin is a Harvard senior in Cabot house. As DLP's Co-Director of Education, Colin helped to plan DLP's volunteer training, coordinate with partner classrooms, and design assessments and feedback processes. Outside of DLP, Colin is President of Harvard's Institute of Politics, and also involved in the Harvard Political Review, and United World Club. After college, Colin is hoping to explore his interests elections, journalism, educational equity, and espresso based art. He also likes TV shows written by Aaron Sorkin, parody twitter accounts, and strawberry cheesecake ice cream.

Ved Topkar

Ved is a Harvard senior in Eliot House. He is interested in biology, chemistry, physics, and computer science and hopes to use this to get children excited about technology. He coordinates partnerships with other organizations, designs lesson plans (especially hardware), and ensures that DLP is using the best technologies possible. He is also involved in The Triple Helix, and the Harvard South Asian Association.