New York, NY
Vanessa is a computer programmer, lifetime girl scout, and social entrepreneur. She founded and runs CodeMontage, which empowers coders to improve their impact on the world, and advises Girl Develop It, which she co-founded to provide judgment-free environments for adult women (and men) to learn about software development. Vanessa previously founded and ran Developers for Good, and NYC-based network of technologists who contribute their skills to nonprofit and social impact organizations. Vanessa also starred in the Code.org film, “What schools don’t teach,” to help inspire the next generation of coders. Previously, Vanessa led data and analytics for Paperless Post and wrangled data for TheLadders, Capital IQ, and WealthEngine.