Emily Ong is the Director of Community Partnerships & Outreach at Girls Who Code, an international nonprofit leading the movement to close the gender gap in tech. As a passionate advocate of educational equity, Emily has dedicated her career to developing strong community partnerships that provide opportunities for every child to succeed. Before devoting her work to Girls Who Code, Emily had previously served in community organizer roles at GO Project, United Way of NYC, Greater Oaks Charter School, and New York University to fight for positive change within historically underserved communities. She received both her BA and her MPA in Public & Nonprofit Management & Policy from New York University. With this experience, she aspires to bring people together with purpose, creativity, and a steadfast dedication to social justice.