Full Name
Tracy Chou
Job Title
Founder & CEO
Block Party
Speaker Bio
Tracy Chou is the founder and CEO of Block Party, on a mission to solve online harassment and clean up the Internet based on her own experiences dealing with the problem. She is a software engineer well known for her work advocating for diversity and inclusion in tech; in 2013, her Medium article “Where are the numbers?” helped jumpstart the practice of tech companies disclosing their diversity data, and she is a co-founder of Project Include, a non-profit working to create a tech ecosystem where everyone has a fair chance to succeed. Tracy was previously an early engineer at Pinterest, Quora, and the U.S. Digital Service, has been recognized as TIME Women of the Year, MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators under 35 and Forbes Tech 30 under 30, and was a Terman Fellow and Mayfield Fellow at Stanford University.
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