Reshma Saujani in Conversation with Bozoma Saint John
Hear from Girls Who Code founder & CEO Reshma Saujani in conversation with Uber’s new Chief Brand Officer, Bozoma Saint John, followed by a book signing.
About Girls Who Code
Since 2012, the national non-profit Girls Who Code has taught computing skills to and inspired more than 40,000 girls across the U.S., in an effort to close the gender gap in technology. Hear how its founder, Reshma Saujani, is changing the face of tech, one girl at a time, and learn how to join the movement for a more equal and better future, whether you’re a girl who’s never coded before, a girl who codes, or a parent raising one.
Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and the author of the groundbreaking book Women Who Don’t Wait In Line, in which she advocates for a new model of female leadership focused on embracing risk and failure, promoting mentorship and sponsorship, and boldly charting your own course. Saujani has been named one of Fortune’s 40 under 40, a WSJ Magazine Innovator of the Year, one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York by the New York Daily News, one of Forbes’s Most Powerful Women Changing the World, one of Business Insider’s 50 Women Who Are Changing the World, and an AOL/PBS Next MAKER.
“The world is advancing in technology and women and girls need to educate ourselves on computer science to catch up. I don’t know how to code, but Girls Who Code has inspired me to learn. I encourage all girls to read this book and be empowered to change the world through technology.”
– Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Co-Founder of the Malala Fund
Bozoma Saint John is the Chief Brand Officer at Uber, where she is tasked with telling the stories of millions of riders and driver partners. Over the course of her career, Bozoma “Boz” Saint John has earned a formidable reputation as a trailblazing marketing and advertising executive. Most recently, Boz was the Head of Global Consumer Marketing for Apple Music and iTunes. In the role, she spearheaded campaigns geared towards growing consumer brand recognition, loyalty and equity around the world. Boz stole the show at Apple’s keynote World Wide Developers Conference when she introduced the new interface for Apple Music. Following the presentation, Buzzfeed called her the “coolest person to ever go on stage at an Apple event.”