Nicole developed a passion for empowering young women to be leaders in the world of STEAM after her first company SmartPurse was acquired by BetaBrand. She was the winner of the Alibaba Women Empowerment Award, a finalist for Shark Tank, and a writer for The Huffington Post.
Nicole has worked at Popexpert, an education startup in San Francisco. In her free time, she leads Lemonaid, a community for women focused on mental health & human rights.
Eli fell in love with technology when he started his own web development company, CrossedClouds, in college. Eli was president of Innoblue, the community for entrepreneurs at Penn State, and spread his passion for technology and startups with 4,000 of his classmates through hackathons, workshops and dozens of educational events.
Eli was a part of the user acquisition team at Mozilla Firefox in San Francisco, and worked at Remind.com.
Sophie became interested in the intersection of technology and social good while working at the NYC Health Department, implementing electronic health records to support quality primary care in underserved communities.
Sophie studied Biology and Statistics at Columbia University. There, she was a Resident Advisor, a TA for biology courses, and the director of Columbia's peer listening and mental health hotline.