Alaina Percival is CEO of Women Who Code, a global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Under Alaina’s leadership, Women Who Code has grown to serve more than 200,000 women in 20 countries and 60 cities across the globe. This thriving movement has provided over 10,000 free technical and leadership events. In addition to her role at Women Who Code, Percival is an accomplished tech speaker, appearing at WSJ.d Live, CodeMotion Milan, Grace Hopper, Columbia University’s Social Enterprise, MIT’s Venture Capital and Innovation Conference and more. Alaina has been interviewed by Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Wired, and other publications across the globe to share her expertise on best practices for increasing diversity in tech.
Prior to Women Who Code, Alaina worked at PUMA’s headquarters in Germany, as well as Riviera Partners, and Snip.it, acquired by Yahoo. Alaina is also an angel investor, a Venture Partner at Valor Ventures, and CodePath Advisor.