Session Moderator: Women You Should Know: Super Women in Tech
Jessica Santana is one of the co-founders of New York On Tech (NYOT), a nonprofit organization on a mission to prepare the next generation of technology leaders emerging from New York City. NYOT provides students with access to the development, mentoring, networking and professional experiences that prepare them for degrees and careers in technology. Their work has been featured in major media outlets such as Forbes, CNN, Wells Fargo, Sirius XM Radio, Huffington Post, TechCrunch, BET, Black Enterprise, AlleyWatch and The Network Journal. The organization has raised more than $1MM to support technology education.
Session: Women You Should Know: Super Women in Tech
Sasha Ariel Alston, known as the STEM Queen is the author of the children’s book "Sasha Savvy Loves to Code". From Washington, DC, she is a college student majoring in Information Systems with a minor in Marketing at Pace University, Lubin School of Business in New York. With eight successful information technology and business internships at Infor, Microsoft, and Everfi, she is a sought-after speaker encouraging youth, especially girls of color, to pursue educational and career opportunities in STEM. She has appeared on Good Morning America, been featured in the Huffington Post & Black Enterprise, and inspired girls to dream big in Disney, Google, Snapchat, and Yahoo initiatives.