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Reshma Saujani - part of The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers Series

Event published by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College

April 09, 2019
Start and end times vary depending on day.


The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College 2755 E Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor

Reshma Saujani - Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and Author - Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. Her TED talk, “Teach girls bravery, not perfection,” has more than four million views and has sparked a national conversation about how we are raising our girls. She is the author of three books, including the forthcoming Brave, Not Perfect, New York Times bestseller Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World, and 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 — personally and professionally. Among numerous honors, she’s been named one of Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders, Fortune’s 40 Under 40, and a WSJ Magazine Innovator of the Year. Saujani will share insights on the importance of achieving gender parity in computer science when she discusses “Closing the Gender Gap in Tech.”

Admission: Grand Upton Hall dinner tickets - $93 Grand Upton Hall speaker-only tickets - $70 Mainstage tickets - $50

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