We at Speakers Connect are excited to share that Michelle Sun is now available to speak at your next event.
Michelle is the founder of First Code Academy, a K12 STEM education startup that teaches coding to kids from 6 years and above with hands on workshops, camps and regular programs.
In 2015, she was a part of BBC’s 30 Under 30 Women Entrepreneurs and in 2016, she was in the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Asia.
One of Michelle’s goals in starting up the First Code Academy is to help close the gender gap in the tech industry. Watch the video below to learn more:
Michelle Sun is the founder of First Code Academy, a leading coding and STEM education institute for kids from 4 to 18 years old and author of Amazon Best Seller First Time Coders. She is also an advisor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Computer Science Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL). Prior to starting First Code, she held various technical roles in high growth startups in Silicon Valley, including Buffer and Bump Technologies (acquired by Google) and started her career at Goldman Sachs.
In addition to running First Code, Michelle is a visiting instructor at Computer Science Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Michelle’s credentials and awards are as follows:
- MIT Masters Trainers in AppInventor (2016)
- Forbes 30 Under 30 in Asia (2016)
- BBC 30 Under 30 Women Entrepreneurs (2015)
- Women of Hope Award (Entrepreneur Category 2015)
- American Chambers Women of Influence Awards (Young Entrepreneur Category 2015)
Michelle’s keynotes are:
- Female Entrepreneur
- Diversity in Entrepreneurship and Tech
- STEM and Coding Education
- Gender equality