Adriana Gascoigne is the Founder and CEO of Girls in Tech, a non-profit organization that has been running and empowering women with regard to technology since 2007.
She advises technology start-ups and large corporations in the development of their businesses and in establishing and elaborating their corporate strategies.
Adriana Gascoigne has extensive work experience. She worked as an OCM for QwikCart, a Denver-based mobile internet shopping startup, and launched HelpLearn.Asia, an e-learning platform for small and medium-sized businesses in Singapore. She has also worked as Vice President of Marketing for SecondMarket, where she was responsible for marketing, brand strategy, event production and coordinating all the company’s efforts in terms of its integration into digital media.
He previously worked at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide as Vice President of 360 Digital Influence and also serves as “Intel Insider,” the person charged with serving as a product advisor at Intel.
She is the author of “Tech Boss Lady: How to Start-up, Disrupt, and Thrive as a Female Founder,” where she immerses herself in the tough and raw side of startups, sharing her own story and how she challenged the Silicon club. Valley, founding Girls In Tech, the largest organization for women entrepreneurs in the world. Likewise, the work collects the telling of sincere stories of more than 20 women leaders in technology.
In addition, Adriana Gascoigne launched “Smitten With Mittens”, currently called “The YOUniform Project”, a solidarity project that seeks to provide uniforms and necessary educational resources for many children in developing countries.
Likewise, Girls in Tech has created a number of programs to increase the number of women working in technology, including Global Classroom, an online learning platform that provides access to online courses and resources to improve knowledge in STEM related fields. Other programs include the Amplify Pitch Competition, Mentorship, and tech job openings, amongst others.
Graduated in Sociology and Economics from the University of California at Davis.