CODE2040 has never done a fundraising campaign before, but when we received an email with information about #GivingTuesday — the charitable antidote to all the Black Friday (now Thursday!) through Cyber Monday consumerism that is typical of this time of year — we thought it would be fun to join the movement. At CODE2040, [...]
By Amy Schapiro I field a lot of questions from CEOs, CTOs, human resource managers and engineers who want to know why they should care about increasing diversity at their company, and why they should partner with CODE2040 to do so. As the person at CODE2040 who is responsible for creating and maintaining partnerships with [...]
Searching for the best! The CODE2040 team has been busy this fall searching for the 2014 class of Fellows. From Boston, MA to Edinburg, TX, we have travelled to campuses across the country looking for top technical talent. And boy, have we been impressed! Our alumni also joined us at their universities and did a [...]
2013 Summer by the numbers… 10 weeks of leadership development 18 Fellows from 13 universities across the US 15 Host Companies from Silicon Valley to San Francisco 38 Mentors who are engineers, founders, and venture capitalists 6 Speaker Series Talks from leaders at Etsy, Pinterest, Piazza, Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, and more! 6 Interactive workshops at Bloomberg West Studios, LinkedIn, Facebook, [...]
Check out the full application launch announcement! Today we open up our 2014 Fellows Program application to student coders across the country. Students will join top tech companies in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley area in the summer of 2014 for internships and much more. We launched our pilot class of five in 2012, grew [...]
Episode 15 of our blog series featuring our Fellows, alumni, staff, company hosts and other supporters. They will tell a little about themselves and finish the statement, “Because of CODE2040…”. Bianca St. Louis is our most recent addition to the CODE2040 team as our Program Coordinator! You may or may not be able to find [...]
At the end of July I spent 6 days with my new Echoing Green cohort at the New Fellows Retreat in Glen Cove, New York. While I was anxious about going into such a long stretch away from the CODE2040 fellows and my team, I actually found the week extremely refreshing and rejuvenating. I was [...]
Thursday, July 25, 2013 marked an important personal milestone for me – my first keynote speech at a conference. I spoke about diversity in the innovation economy (my slides) at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) in Portland. I was pretty nervous since it was my first time talking solo to such a large room – [...]
Episode 14 of our blog series featuring our Fellows, alumni, staff, company hosts and other supporters. They will tell a little about themselves and finish the statement, “Because of CODE2040…”. Tylor Louis is a 2013 Fellow interning at Code for America. Attend a four year university, keep good grades in classes, intern at a large [...]
Episode 13 of our blog series featuring our Fellows, alumni, staff, company hosts and other supporters. They will tell a little about themselves and finish the statement, “Because of CODE2040…”. Jordan Miller is a 2013 Fellow interning at Bitcasa. I am a rising junior at Stanford University majoring in Mechanical Engineering and also very interested [...]
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