Laura Weidman Powers
  • Years in Tech


  • Current Role

    Founder + CEO, CODE2040

  • Place of Origin

    New York, NY

  • Interview Date

    February 23, 2016

Let’s start from the beginning. Tell me about your early years and where you come from.

I grew up in New York city in the upper west side of Manhattan, which is very diverse. My mom is black and my dad is white so I grew up in a mixed-race household and went to a very diverse public school growing up. And so, I had the quite fortunate exp