2013 Nominee: CODE2040

El Innovator

CODE2040 is a program that matches African American and Latino college students with internships at startup companies in Silicon Valley. With support from companies like Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Etsy, and AOL, Code 2040 aims to focus on diversifying these innovative companies by connecting them to young Latinos who possess the talent and the ganas to change the tech world. This unique fellowship empowers and inspires hundreds of minorities to pursue tech careers, which will greatly impact minority influence in the industry.

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