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Susan Mernit

CEO, Co-Founder and Director, Hack the Hood

San Francisco

Co-founder of Hack the Hood, #techequity #techinclusion start-up that has scaled from working with 18 young people in 2013 to serving over 200 in 2016. By investing in young people of color, as well as in local small businesses, Hack the Hood hopes to create opportunities for the people who live here to take part in the change that is happening around them. During our 6-week boot camp participants build free websites for local businesses, while also learning to see themselves as entrepreneurs and change-makers in their community. They leave with a toolbox of skills, confidence, and ideas that equip them to flourish in whatever industry they choose. Program won $500K 2014 Google Impact Challenge.

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