Founding Director of BridgeUp; STEM, a New Educational Initiative
1659_ 1/20/15 - Lucy Sanders, CEO for the National Center for Women and Information Technology or NCWIT along with Larry Nelson, Director of w3w3® Media Network are interviewing 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. Previously Christina was a Vice President at Startup Institute, the Founder and CEO of venture-backed fashion company Quincy Apparel, a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, and an arts manager at the Metropolitan Opera. She holds undergraduate degrees in mathematics and theater studies from Emory University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. 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.
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Founding Director, BridgeUp STEM [Part 1 of 2]
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