Alice Steinglass is the president at Code.org, which makes the most broadly used curriculum for teaching computer science in primary and secondary schools. The curriculum is translated into over 25 languages and used by tens of millions of students and one million teachers around the world. In addition, her team partners with education and software companies across the industry to run the Hour of Code - a global movement that has reached 10% of the world's students.
Alice is dedicated to increasing diversity in computer science by giving every student the opportunity to learn computer science in school. With a student base that is 45% female, Code.org has already enrolled millions of girls in their Computer Science classes.
Prior to Code.org, Alice studied computer science at Harvard and led various teams at Microsoft: she managed the PM team for the UX Platform on HoloLens, designed APIs and developer client libraries for Xbox 360, ran an ecosystem outreach and UX team for Windows and built project management tools.