Michael Ellison

Michael Ellison

Founder and CEO


Michael Ellison is the CEO and founder of CodePath.org. CodePath transforms computer science education for women and underrepresented minorities at over 70 colleges and universities by improving curriculum teaching practices and student support. Prior to CodePath Michael founded 3 nonprofits and 3 tech startups starting at age 19 including Women Who Code.As someone who grew up in a low-income household in rural Maine didn’t know anyone in tech and didn’t have access to computer science classes at an early age Michael believes people like him - POCs low-income first-generation college students - never even get the opportunity to start tech careers. He dedicates his career to transforming an industry that’s diverse accessible and inclusive by rebuilding CS education.Michael frequently speaks about the need for diversity in tech and is often quoted in the press including Cheddar CNBC The Atlantic Bloomberg Forbes NBC News TechCrunch and Yahoo! Finance. He resides in Miami Beach FL with his wife.

Monday, April 4, 2022

4:40 pm
5:20 pm

Equality & Access – The Ultimate Edge

Harbor D, Level 2