In this Meet The Innovators conversation I speak with with Adda Birnir, cofounder of SkillCrush; Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code; Samantha John, cofounder of Hopscotch; Kristen Titus, executive director of Girls Who Code; and Rachel Weiss, vice president of Digital Innovation, Content, and New Business Ventures at L’Oréal and explore the classes, camps, apps, and tools for educating the next generation of technologists and programmers.
Kelly Hoey is the author of Build Your Dream Network (January 2017 / Tarcher Perigee). She has been lauded from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“1 of the 25 Smartest Women On Twitter”) to Business Insider (“1 of the 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter”) and Inc. (1 of “10 Most Well-Connected People in New York City's Startup Scene”). Empowering A Billion Women By 2020 included her on their list of the “100 Most Influential Global Leaders Empowering Women Worldwide”. Not bad for a former corporate lawyer. She’s a limited partner in two emerging tech funds (Laconia Capital Group and Lattice Ventures) and can frequently be found on Twitter @jkhoey.