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Kristen Titus

Kristen Titus

Founding Director

NYC Tech Talent Pipeline at City of New York

Activist. Technologist. Feminist. Culturalist. Idealist.

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2015 Levo 100 Honoree: Rising Stars

Levo 100 celebrates inspiring Millennials who are transforming the world as we know it. The Rising Stars category recognizes those who strengthen and advance existing organizations—field experts and intrapreneurs impacting leading companies and industries from the inside.

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NYC Tech Talent Pipeline

Founding Director

Leading the Mayor's $10MM commitment to support the growth of the tech sector, working with public and private sector partners to develop a new model for 21st century workforce development. Photo: Miles Dixon/Metro

Internet Week NY: Kristen Talks Tech Talent Pipeline

"You can't be what you can't see...." How NYC’s Tech Talent Pipeline is training the next generation of tech titans.

"Imagine what the world will look like when these women are in the field in equal numbers, building the newest, life-changing innovations. I can't wait." [Interview with Microsoft]

Girls Who Code

Executive Director

From TIME's 30 Under 30 in 2013: "As executive director of Girls Who Code, Kristen Titus heads up one of the most high-profile efforts to address gender imbalances in the tech world. The project aims to introduce teenage girls to computer science, a field that promises to be among the most significant job-growth industries in coming decades."

As the Executive Director, I helped define our organizational mission and vision at its founding, aligning goals and strategies for programmatic success and organizational growth. I lead the organization’s development, launch, and delivery, securing startup funds to support rapid organizational growth, and cultivated relationships with thought-leaders and key stakeholders.

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Why Girls Should Code

Only 0.3 percent of girls want to study technology or science. Learn how Girls Who Code is helping.

Honors
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TIME Magazine

30 People Under 30 Changing the World

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Business Insider

Most Influential People in Tech

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Forbes

Woman Changing the World

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Business Insider

Silicon Alley 100

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ELLE Magazine

11 Women Who Might Just Change the World

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Business Insider

30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Tech

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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News Editor of The Daily Cardinal, Madison School & Community Recreation Spanish teacher and youth mentor, HIV/AIDS community advocate and educator, Healthcare interpreter and family advocate