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With Reshma Saujani (Founder/CEO @ Girls Who Code)
Tue, Jul 08, 2014 @ 06:00 PM   $10   Grand Central Tech, 335 Madison Ave
 
     
 
 
            
 
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<P STYLE="color: #444; font: normal normal normal 12px/20px Helvetica, arial, sans-serif !important; margin: 0 !important; padding: 0 !important;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #222222;"><A TITLE="Reshma Saujani | Twitter" HREF="https://twitter.com/reshmasaujani" TARGET="_blank">Reshma Saujani</A> is the Founder and CEO of <A TITLE="Girls Who Code" HREF="http://girlswhocode.com/" TARGET="_blank">Girls Who Code</A>, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and prepare young women for jobs of the future.</SPAN><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #222222;">In her groundbreaking new book, "<A TITLE="Women Who Don't Wait In Line | Amazon.com" HREF="http://www.amazon.com/Women-Who-Dont-Wait-Line/dp/0544027787" TARGET="_blank">Women Who Don't Wait in Line</A>," Reshma advocates for a new model of female leadership focused on embracing risk and failure, promoting mentorship and sponsorship, and boldly charting your own course -- personally and professionally.</SPAN><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #222222;">After years of working as an attorney and supporting the Democratic party as an activist and fundraiser, Reshma left her private sector career behind and surged onto the political scene as the first Indian American woman in the country to run for US Congress.</SPAN><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #222222;">Following the highly publicized race, Reshma stayed true to her passion for public service, becoming Deputy Public Advocate of New York City and most recently running a spirited campaign for Public Advocate on a platform of creating educational and economic opportunities for women and girls, immigrants, and those who have been sidelined in the political process.</SPAN><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #222222;"></SPAN><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #222222;">A true political entrepreneur, Reshma has been fearless in her efforts to disrupt both politics and technology to create positive change.</SPAN><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><BR STYLE="color: #222222;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #222222;">Reshma is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and Yale Law School. She has recently been named one of Forbes' Most Powerful Women Changing the World, Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People, Ad Age's Creativity 50, Business Insider's 50 Women Who Are Changing the World, City & State's Rising Stars, and an AOL/PBS Next MAKER.</SPAN></P>
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<H2 STYLE="color: #444 !important; margin: 0 0 10px !important; padding: 0 !important; font: normal normal normal 22px/24px Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif !important;"><STRONG>Peter Crysdale</STRONG>, New York City Chapter Director</H2>
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<P STYLE="float: right; color: #444; font: normal normal normal 12px/20px Helvetica, arial, sans-serif !important; margin: 0 !important; padding: 0 !important; width: 450px;">Peter is the Founder/CEO of <A TITLE="StrategyHack" HREF="http://www.strategyhack.org" TARGET="_blank">StrategyHack</A>, running marketing strategy hackathons for startups and professional marketers. He has a diverse background with 8+ years experience spanning engineering, social good and technology startups. In his spare time, he enjoys day dreaming and cross country skiing. <BR><BR>Email: <A HREF="mailto:peter@startupgrind.com">peter@startupgrind.com</A> | Twitter: <A HREF="http://twitter.com/PCrysdale" TARGET="_blank">@PCrysdale</A></P>
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<H2 STYLE="color: #444 !important; margin: 0 0 10px !important; padding: 0 !important; font: normal normal normal 22px/24px Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif !important;"><STRONG>Joshua Ness</STRONG>, Director of Marketing & Operations</H2>
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<P STYLE="float: right; color: #444; font: normal normal normal 12px/20px Helvetica, arial, sans-serif !important; margin: 0 !important; padding: 0 !important; width: 450px;">Josh is a growth strategistin the New York City startup community. He has previously helped build marketing machines in theevent management, workforce development, and community organization industries. He also really likes bodega sandwiches.<BR><BR>Email: <A HREF="mailto:josh@startupgrind.com">josh@startupgrind.com</A> | Twitter: <A HREF="http://twitter.com/jcness" TARGET="_blank">@jcness</A></P>
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<DIV STYLE="margin: 10px 0 0; overflow: auto; width: 100%;"><A TITLE="Google for Entrepreneurs" HREF="http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://startupgrind.com/images/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/G4E-India-Post.png?hp=55&wl=160&f=png&hash=528ea0fab4c26ed3d38ff285b8f3b29c" ALT="Google for Entrepreneurs" BORDER="0"></A>
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<P STYLE="margin: 5px 0 !important; padding: 0 !important;">AlleyWatch is a media property focused on the advancement of the tech and startup ecosystem in New York and beyond. AlleyWatch is the trusted voice of venture capitalists, angel investors, entrepreneurs, accelerators, startup employees, thought leaders, event organizers, corporate executives, academics, city officials, PR/press and tech enthusiasts.</P>
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