Speaker: Reshma Saujani, Founder, Girls Who Code
Date: October 20
Event link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEOVeR30mTc
Reshma Saujani is the founder of Girls Who Code and the Marshall Plan for Moms, as well as the author of the forthcoming book Pay Up: The Future of Women and Work (and Why It’s Different Than You Think). Saujani has spent more than a decade building movements to fight for women and girls’ economic empowerment, working to close the gender gap in the tech sector, and most recently advocating for policies to support moms impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. She is also the author of the international bestseller Brave, Not Perfect, and her influential TED talk, “Teach girls bravery, not perfection,” has more than five million views globally. Saujani began her career as an attorney and Democratic organizer. In 2010, she became the first Indian American woman to run for U.S. Congress.