Reshma Saujani

Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code; Author, Women Who Don't Wait in Line

Reshma Saujani is CEO of Girls Who Code, a nonprofit working to close the technology gender gap that she founded after noticing the gender gap in computing classes in schools during her 2010 campaign for US Congress. She was previously deputy public advocate for New York City and ran for public advocate in 2013. Saujani authored Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World and Women Who Don’t Wait in Line and gave a TED Talk, “Teach girls bravery, not perfection.” Named to Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders list, among several others highlighting young achievers and powerful women, her board service includes She Should Run and the International Rescue Committee.

Videos/Audio of Reshma Saujani

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