Girls Who Code's founder didn't even know how to code when she launched her organization, which is now 40,000 girls strong.
"I just knew I wanted to give back," Reshma Saujani said.
And it all started because she lost in a New York Democratic Congressional race -- and she lost pretty badly.
"But losing that congressional race was the bravest thing I ever did," Saujani said. "Because, oh my God, I didn't die."
Girls Who Code is on a mission to get every girl coding. "You're going to need to learn how to code to survive the 21st century. That's just a fact," Saujani said. So with 80 summer immersion programs in companies like Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE) - Get Adobe Inc. Report , Facebook Inc. (FB) - Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report , AT&T Inc. (T) - Get AT&T Inc. Report , Walt Disney Co. (DIS) - Get Walt Disney Company Report and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) - Get Microsoft Corporation Report - she is well on her way to do just that.
So listen in and hear her inspirational story.
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