Women's Leadership Forum 2017 Speakers

Reshma Saujani

Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code

Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. Started in 2012, the organization has grown to reach 40,000 girls, running 80 Summer Immersion Programs and 1,500 Clubs across the US.

Reshma’s TED talk, “Teach girls, bravery not perfection”, has more than three million views and has sparked a national conversation about how we’re raising our girls. She is the author of two books, Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World, the first in a 13-book series about girls and coding, and Women Who Don’t Wait In Line.

She’s been named one of Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders, Forbes’s Most Powerful Women Changing the World, Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People, one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York by the New York Daily News, Crain’s New York 40 Under 40, Ad Age’s Creativity 50, and Business Insider’s 50 Women Who Are Changing the World.