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Vanessa Hurst

Vanessa Hurst
CEO, CodeMontage

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Vanessa is a data-focused developer and the CEO of CodeMontage, which empowers coders to improve their impact on the world. She believes computing is one of the most efficient and effective ways to improve the human experience. She founded Developers for Good and co-founded WriteSpeakCode and Girl Develop It. Previously, she wrangled data at Paperless Post, Capital IQ, and WealthEngine. Vanessa holds a B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Systems and Information Engineering from the University of Virginia.

Vanessa’s work in technology education and social change has appeared on the TODAY show, NPR, Al Jazeera America, Entrepreneur, The New York Times, Fast Company, and other media. She serves as a cast member for Code.org, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring every student has the opportunity to learn to code, which reached over 20 million students in 2013 alone.

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Vanessa Hurst (CodeMontage)
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Technology moves too quickly for us to ever really stop learning - but how can we establish and maintain a culture of continuous learning in our business teams? And how can we ensure that continuous learning is effective? Read more.