Press


  • CODE2040′s Latest Mission: Make Tech Internships More Accessible to All
    Liam Matthews, Fast Company (December 6, 2013)
  • Not Focusing on African Americans is “Crazy”
    Connie Loizos, StriclyVC (December 10, 2013)
  • Cure Your Shopping Hangover with #GivingTuesday and CODE2040
    Laura Weidman Powers, LinkedIn Influencer (December 3, 2013)
  • This is the power of a mentor
    Laura Weidman Powers, Women 2.0 (November 22, 2013)
  • How One Man Is Tackling Tech’s Diversity Problem
    Tracey Wallace, Mashable (October 22, 2013)
  • The Tech Mentorship Gap: How Code2040 Is Solving. What You Can Do. And How LinkedIn Can Help
    Hunter Walk, Hunter Walk - LinkedIn Influencer (October 8, 2013)
  • 2013 Top Black Influencers
    Jenée Desmond-Harris, The Root ( , )
  • How I Hire: Searching For Mission-Driven Hustlers
    Laura Weidman Powers, LinkedIn (September 24, 2013)
  • Solving Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem
    Bloomberg West (Emily Chang), Bloomberg West (August 26, 2013)
  • LinkedIn Influencer Post: Disrupting Diversity in the Innovation Economy
    Laura Weidman Powers, LinkedIn (September 8, 2013)
  • 2013 OSCON Keynote Day 2 Recap
    Pete Johnson, OSCON (July 25, 2013)
  • Tavis Smiley Show: Diversifying the Innovation Economy
    The Tavis Smiley Show, The Tavis Smiley Show (July 5, 2013)
  • Opening Doors for Minorities in Technology
    Bill Snyder, Stanford Graduate School of Business (June 21, 2013)
  • Future Female Founders to Watch
    Jessica Stillman, Women 2.0 (June 21, 2013)
  • Echoing Green Provides Seed Funding to CODE2040
    Cheryl L. Dorsey, Echoing Green (June 11, 2013)
  • Black Male Achievement Fellows
    Philanthropy News Digest, Foundation Center (June 12, 2013)
  • Inside Microsoft’s ‘Geek 2 Chic’ Fashion Show, Where Tech Types Strike A Pose For Charity [TCTV]
    Colleen Taylor, TechCrunch TV (May 20, 2013)
  • Rebooting the Runway at Geek 2 Chic
    Lea Goodsell, SFWire (June 12, 2013)
  • Make Room for Tech’s Fastest Growing Minority
    Lisa Nicole Bell, Inc. (May 10, 2013)
  • 10 Valuable Resources for Minority Entrepreneurs
    Lamont Mackley, Jumpstart (May 2, 2013)
  • Developing the ‘New Minority Entrepreneur’
    Mary Pryor, Black Enterprise (March 12, 2013)
  • CODE2040, Out To Diversify Silicon Valley
    Drew Olanoff, TechCrunch (September 7, 2012)
  • New Internship Helps Diversity Workforce
    BloombergTV (August 12, 2012)
  • Digitalundivided Tech Talk
    Digital Undivided (April 9, 2013)
  • Where the World Changes: City of Doers
    San Francisco Center for Economic Development (February 4, 2013)
  • Bringing Minority Engineering Talent to Silicon Valley, CODE2040 Celebrates One Year Anniversary
    Amy Schapiro, Women 2.0 (February 1, 2013)
  • Google for Entrepreneurs Programs: CODE2040
    Google, Google for Entrepreneurs (January 24, 2013)
  • CODE2040: Bringing Minorities Closer To Tech Opportunities in Silicon Valley
    Emmanuel Banks, Teens in Tech (January 9, 2013)
  • Latin Americans Surge Into High-Tech Fields
    Rosa Ramirez, National Journal (April 11, 2013)
  • Youth Radio Podcast: Silicon Valley Game Changers
    Brandon McFarland, Youth Radio (December 19, 2012)
  • Divide Talk: Diversifying the Tech Job Pipeline
    Navarrow Write, Divide Talk (November 13, 2012)
  • CODE2040 brings diversity to Silicon Valley
    Alessa Hickson, NBC Latino (October 30, 2012)
  • CODE2040 Matches Black & Latino Student Engineers With Internships At Startups
    Angie Chang, Forbes (October 29, 2012)
  • Silicon Valley Fellowships for Black and Latino Engineering Students
    David Spark, Dice (October 5, 2012)
  • CODE2040
    Blacks in Technology (October 4, 2012)
  • CODE2040 Seeking Latino, Black Software Engineers
    Politic265 (September 28, 2012)
  • Fellowship Backs Minority Computer Science Students
    Klint Finley, Wired (September 25, 2012)
  • CODE2040 Seeking Latino, Black Software Engineers
    Sara Ines Calderon, Mas Wired (September 25, 2012)
  • CODE2040 Fellows: Kaleb Ayalew
    Kaleb Ayalew, Startup America Partnership (September 9, 2012)
  • CODE2040 Fellows: Alexandria Cattron
    Alexandria Cattron, Startup America Partnership (September 12, 2012)
  • CODE2040 Fellows: Yuri Farias Gomes
    Yuri Farias Gomes, Startup America Partnership (September 18, 2013)
  • CODE2040 Fellows: Amy Quispe
    Amy Quispe, Startup America Partnership (September 18, 2012)
  • Introducing CODE2040
    Laura Weidman Powers & Amy Schapiro, Startup America Partnership (September 17, 2012)
  • Kauffman Foundation Grant to Aid CODE2040 in Inspiring Underrepresented Engineering Students to Choose Startup Path
    Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (September 10, 2012)
  • Bringing Black Talent to Silicon Valley
    Hamza Shaban, The Root (September 1, 2012)
  • Finding the Big Idea
    Marcia Wade Talbert, Black Enterprise (July 1, 2012)
  • BWest Tech Minute: CODE2040
    Emily Chang, Bloomberg Businessweek (September 14, 2012)
  • Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare
    Lyneka Little, Young Entrepreneur (June 8, 2012)
  • Silicon Valley’s Diversity Challenge
    CNN Money (November 11, 2011)
  • NSBE – CODE2040 – GROOMING BUSINESS LEADERS IN SILICON VALLEY
    NSBE ( , )

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