Reshma Saujani

Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code


Saujani’s Girls Who Code is a nonprofit dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. It has already reached 90,000 girls across the United States. This daughter of Indian refugees from Uganda is also the author of three books: Brave, Not Perfect; Women Who Don’t Wait In Line; and Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World.

There’s no question that technology spurs innovation. In the digital age it has transformed our workforce. To leave women out of this growth is really, really shameful.”

Reshma Saujani
LOCATION: New York City
TOPICS: Innovation, STEM, gender equality, philanthropy, personal growth and achievement

More info: reshmasaujani.com

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