Cassie Tarakajian (they/them) is an Armenian-American technologist, educator, and artist based in Brooklyn. Their work centers around creating accessible and inclusive tools for making art. They currently work at the Processing Foundation as the creator and project lead of the p5.js Web Editor, an open-source in-browser code editor for creative coding in p5.js. They are also an adjunct professor at New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program (NYU ITP), teaching creative coding, web development, and making memes. In the past they have worked as a software engineer on Max/MSP at Cycling ‘74, and held residencies at NYU ITP, Pioneer Works, and the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon. Past artistic projects range from generating sonnets from Wikipedia contributions to teaching computers how to love as a member of the band Lullabies for AI.