Why we love Reshma Saujani:

Reshma Saujani is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and the former Deputy Public Advocate of New York City. Today, she has galvanized industry leaders to close the gender gap in STEM education and empower girls to pursue careers in technology and engineering. In 2010, Reshma became the first South Asian woman to run for Congress, promoting smarter policies to spur innovation and job creation.