Join Girls Who Code for their Inaugrual Gala at the New York Stock Exchange on October 22, 2012.
Support these young women who are New York City's future entrepreneurs and engineers as they unveil the apps built during the Girls Who Code program. The evening begins with the Social Investor Presentation where the Girls take over the NYSE Boardroom to pitch their creative technology and ability to change the future. The pitches are followed by a networking reception and demos on the NYSE Trading Floor.
Many thanks to NYSE Euronext , and our generous Host Committee and Sponsors.
Host Committee - Master Gardeners
Jack Dorsey, Founder, Twitter, Square
Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post
Chris Hughes, Co-founder, Facebook
Beth Comstock, CMO, General Electric
Alexis Maybank, Founder, Gilt Groupe
Marisa Ricciardi, SVP Global Marketing, NYSE Euronext
Gina Bianchini, Founder, Ning, Mightybell
Craig Newmark, Founder, Craigslist
Hope Taitz, Board Member, Athene, Apollo Residential Mortgage REIT
David Hirsch, Metamorphic Ventures
Sunny Bates, Sunny Bates Associates
Evan Korth, Founder, hackNY
Andrew Rasiej, Personal Democracy Media
Kelly Hoey, Founder, Women Innovate Mobile
Greg Gunn, Founder, City Light Capital
Rachel Haot (Sterne), Chief Digital Officer, NYC
Nihal Mehta, Founder, Local Response
Steve Martocci, Founder, GroupMe
Caroline Ghosn & Amanda Pouchot, Founders, LevoLeague
Susan McPherson, SVP, Fenton
Jessica Lawrence, Managing Director, New York Tech Meetup
Kathryn Minshew & Alex Cavoulacos, Co-founders, The Daily Muse
Rachel Sklar, Founder, Change the Ratio & TheLi.st
Sponsors - Cultivators
D. E. Shaw
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
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Girls Who Code
Launched in Spring 2012, Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors.With backing from Twitter, Google, GE and eBay, Girls Who Code programs work to educate, inspire, and equip underserved high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue careers in engineering and technology.