Tina is the Founder and CEO of MotherCoders, a non-profit that’s expanding the tech talent pool by helping women with kids gain the skills, knowledge, and connections they need to thrive in today's digital economy. Tina speaks and writes regularly on topics related to the digital economy, including diversity and inclusion, civic innovation, learning and talent development, workforce development, and the changing needs of women and families in a digital, globalized world. In 2016, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts named Tina to their YBCA 100 list – an annual compilation of creative minds, makers, and pioneers that are shaping American culture. Tina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political, Legal and Economic Analysis from Mills College, and an MBA from their Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business. She also holds an M.A. in Learning, Design & Technology from the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, where her studies focused on using tech for civic engagement.
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