Tina is the Founder and CEO of MotherCoders, a non-profit that’s expanding the tech talent pool by helping women with kids gain the skills, knowledge, and connections they need to thrive in today’s digital economy. Tina speaks and writes regularly on topics related to the the digital economy, including diversity and inclusion, civic innovation, learning and talent development, workforce development, and the changing needs of women and families in a digital, globalized world. In 2016, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts named Tina to their YBCA 100 list — an annual compilation of creative minds, makers, and pioneers that are shaping American culture.
Tina started her career in the private sector, first as a management consultant and then a technical recruiter, before moving on to various roles in the public sector, namely government, philanthropy, and nonprofit. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political, Legal and Economic Analysis from Mills College, and an MBA from their Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business. In 2010, Tina received her M.A. in Education from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, where her studies in their Learning, Design & Technology Program focused on how technology can be used to foster civic engagement.
Tina is currently obsessed with all things blockchain, because it’s a game-changing technology that will soon impact society on a mass scale similar to the internet, thus making it the next frontier for both innovation and inclusive systems design for shared prosperity.