VP Strategic Partnerships, Hackbright Academy
Angie is a Vice President at Hackbright Academy, where she leads partnerships and the mentorship program. Hackbright Academy runs 12-week accelerated engineering fellowships exclusively for women quarterly in San Francisco, with the goal of changing the ratio in engineering and technology by training more female software engineers. In 2008, she started Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners to network women in technology. Over 100 Girl Geek Dinners have been sponsored by companies including Google, Facebook, Genentech and YouTube. Prior to that, she co-founded Women 2.0, a media company which promotes women in high-growth, high-tech entrepreneurship. She was named in Fast Company's 2010 "Most Influential Women in Technology" and more recently Business Insider named her one of "30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech". She has been invited by the U.S. State Department to speak on women's high-tech, high-growth entrepreneurship in the West Bank, Switzerland and Germany. Angie has held positions in product management and web/UI production at various Silicon Valley startups. She holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley.