Mentor, startup accelerator, board participation
1664_ 1/26/15 - In 2013 she won a $250,000 Take the HELM grant to open Startup Institute's New York campus. In her free time, she is an amateur athlete, with 18 half marathons, 2 triathlons, and 2 marathons under her belt... Lucy Sanders, CEO for the National Center for Women and Information Technology or NCWIT along with Larry Nelson, Director of w3w3® Media Network continue their interview with Christina Wallace, the Founding Director of BridgeUp: STEM, a new educational initiative at the American Museum of Natural History focused on introducing girls and minorities to computer science. It is funded by a generous $7.5M 5-year grant from the Helen Gurley Brown Trust. Originally from Lansing, Michigan, Christina is a mentor with Coolhouse Labs, a startup accelerator based in Northern Michigan, and is pleased to sit on the Alumni Board of Interlochen Center for the Arts. She is also a mentor with the Fashion Tech Lab in New York City. An avid writer, she contributed a chapter to Passion and Purpose, published by Harvard Business Press in 2011. She was named to Mashable’s list of “44 Female Founders to Know” in 2012 and has been profiled in...there's much more...
RELATED LINKS: Christina Wallace Website || NCWIT Home || NCWIT Blog || Heroes Channel || w3w3.com Blog || KEYWORDS: Christina Wallace, Founding Director of BridgeUp: STEM, Lucy Sanders, National Center for Women in Technology, NCWIT, Entrepreneurs, Coolhouse Labs, Alumni Board of Interlochen Center for the Arts, Fashion Tech Lab, > bytes=12464695
LISTEN TO: Christina Wallace, Founding Director, BridgeUp STEM [Part 2 of 2]
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