SCE Community Conversation between Kavya Krishna and Dean James Ketterer


The School of Continuing Education hosted an international talk with Kavya Krishna, co-founder and CEO of the Society of Women Coders, and James Ketterer, Dean of the School of Continuing Education, discussing the Social Entrepreneurship of Women Coders.

Kavya is the Co-founder and CEO of the Society of Women Coders. SOWCoders is a New York-based nonprofit organization that trains young girls in digital literacy and coding. SOWCoders has trained over four thousand girls from 57 countries around the world so far. Through SOWCoders, Kavya has worked with government agencies and civic organizations in Haiti, Kenya, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Zambia, and Belize to establish digital skills camps and has personally taught at several of them. Kavya enjoys coding and mentoring and teaches Python at Code in Place at Stanford. She is an advocate of Equitable Access and Women's Education. She has represented the cause and mission of SOWCoders at various prestigious public platforms like TEDx, AnitaBorg, NYU, Google North America Summit, etc. She was recently nominated for North America's Forbes Under 30 Social Impact category. Outside of work, she loves to dance and train in yoga.

You can watch the conversation from here