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UTA Alumna Diana Tran: 2012 CODE FOR AMERICA FELLOWSPosted on October 21, 2011
2012 CODE FOR AMERICA FELLOWS
Diana Tran, UTA Alumna
Over 550 people applied to be Code for America fellow for the 2012 program. Candidates came in from across the country and around the world, and they came with backgrounds ranging from back-end development experience to urban design. From that tremendous applicant pool, we worked with our selection committee of leading technologists, city officials, and thought leaders to identify the top for next year. Below are short biographies for some of those selected who, come January, will be 2012 Code for America Fellows.
Diana Tran is a graphic designer, veteran, and a recent graduate of the University of Texas, where she earned her BFA in visual communication. She has led the branding of the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, and she cofounded Rocket Science Design, a multi-disciplinary design firm. Diana enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, after high school, and spent six years in the reserves. She deployed in 2006 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Diana is currently pursuing a MFA in graphic design at Savannah College of Art and Design.