Press


  • [Radio] Tristan Walker – Be an Authentic Entrepreneur
    Stanford Entrepreneurship Corner (April 14, 14)
  • Jordan Bradley: app developer and MICA sophomore a CODE2040 finalist
    Andrew Zaleski, Technical.ly Baltimore (April 11, 2014)
  • Minorities in tech: A vastly under-tapped market
    Cale Guthrie Weissman, pandodaily (March 10, 2014)
  • Points of Light’s Civic Accelerator Launches Its Spring 2014 Class
    Points of Light (April 8, 2014)
  • Why Go Nonprofit?
    Dale Miller, Stanford Graduate School of Business - Center for Social Innovation (February 27, 2014)
  • How to Leverage Diversity in Your Startup
    Meg Rayford, Tech Cocktail (March 4, 2014)
  • Connecting Kids from Diverse Backgrounds to Tech Skills
    Brian Ford, http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/02/28/tech-inclusion-all-stars-talk-connecting-kids-diverse-backgrounds-tech-skills?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+whitehouse/ostp+(WhiteHouse.gov+Blog+Feed:+Office+of+Science+and+Technology+Policy) (February 28, 2014)
  • Fellows Applicant and recent Fellow for 2014- My Journey to Silicon Valley: How one individual got into CODE2040 Fellows Program
    Alex Rodriguez, Medium (February 18, 2014)
  • An Event for Dozens of Silicon Valley Companies to Explore Diversity and Inclusion
    Laura Weidman Powers, LinkedIn Influencer Post (February 13, 2014)
  • Twitter co-founder to speak at Big Omaha in May
    Marco Santana, Des Moines Register (February 14, 2014)
  • CODE2040 Aims to Diversify the Face of Silicon Valley
    Jennifer Wadsworth, SV411/MetroNews (February 12, 2014)
  • hackUMBC: Overnight Innovation
    Randi Williams, Breaking Ground - UMBC (February 6, 2014)
  • [Video] Is There a Diversity Problem in Silicon Valley?
    Emily Chang, Bloomberg West (February 4, 2014)
  • [Video] The Root 100 + AspireTV
    AspireTV (January 22, 2014)
  • Tristan Walker: Why combining technology with black culture is “the greatest economic opportunity of our lifetime”
    Sarah Lacy, pandodaily (January 22, 2014)
  • http://women2.com/techs-big-opportunity-gap-infographic/
    Amy Noble, Women 2.0 (January 19, 2014)
  • Behind the Scenes at Tech Companies: Employees Teach Each Other How to Code
    Angie Chang, Huffington Post (January 25, 2014)
  • Laura Weidman Powers kicks off our Big Omaha speaker reveals
    Caleb Ulffers, Silicon Praire News (January 23, 2014)
  • Can you start a successful tech career later in life?
    APRIL JOYNER, The New Yorker (January 10, 2014)
  • CODE2040′s Latest Mission: Make Tech Internships More Accessible to All
    Liam Matthews, Fast Company (December 6, 2013)
  • 20 Secret Tips From Young Movers and Shakers
    Marquis Cabrera, Huffington Post ( , )
  • 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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