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Alice Steinglass
Alice Steinglass

Alice Steinglass

Seattle, WA USA

"If you’re afraid to get it wrong, you’ll also never be able to get it right."

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Day In The Life

Vice President of Product and Marketing

I run the product, design and marketing teams for, giving all kids the opportunity to learn computer science.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Computer Science

    Harvard University

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Always knew that she liked both math and art, but she felt that there was a tension between the two, and she had to limit herself to one field.

  • 2.

    However, when she was in high school, she discovered computer science, which would let her exercise both her creative and mathematical brain power.

  • 3.

    She knew she could use computer science as a tool to help her achieve all of her other goals, so she chose it as her major.

  • 4.

    In college, she was in classes with people who had grown up taking apart computers and taking computer science classes, so she felt like she was “late to the party.”

  • 5.

    Says that one of the biggest reasons for a lack of gender diversity within computer science is because women are dissuaded from breaking the barrier and taking that first class.

  • 6.

    However, she’s found that once women take their first computer science class, they—like Alice—will often get over the initial intimidation and find that they love the field.

  • 7.

    Says that computer science has a reputation as being a lonely field, when fundamentally, the goal of most computer science work is collaborating with others to solve problems.

  • 8.

    Her favorite part about coding is that there’s never really a right or wrong answer; if your code doesn’t work, that just means that you’re not done with it yet.