Winnie Karanja

Executive Director, Maydm

Winnie is the Founder and Executive Director of Maydm, an organization focused on equipping girls and students of color with the technical skills and experiences to become innovators and technology leaders. For many students in Dane County, Winnie has provided the first moment when they see that they could be the creators of the next big app or the designer of a new technology. Previous to founding Maydm, Winnie worked on national data projects and economic development initiatives. She holds a Master of Science in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Politics. In 2017, BRAVA Magazine selected Winnie as one of their BRAVA Magazine Women to Watch.

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