Empowering women to become tech superstars

Real Estate Connect Q&A: Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani, a New York City lawyer with political aspirations, founded Girls Who Code because she wants to see more women break into the traditionally male-dominated fields of technology and entrepreneurship.

In August, the organization’s first class — 20 young women ages 13 to 17 — graduated from an eight-week course that paired them with successful female tech mentors, who taught them the basics of coding, robotics, and Web design and. The course was designed to give participants the confidence, connections and perspective they will need to excel.