Amali de Alwis | Code First: Girls

Amali de Alwis

Amali de Alwis is CEO of Code First: Girls, a  multi-award winning​ social enterprise ​that works​ with companies and women ​directly ​to increase the proportions of women in tech and entrepreneurship. ​They do this by running free ​and paid ​coding courses for men and women, by advising companies on tech talent, and by running a community of 5500+ women who are interested in tech. Over the past 3 years they’ve provided £2.5 million+ worth of free tech education, and taught 4000+ women how to code. They are the largest provider of free in person coding courses for women in the UK.

Amali previously worked as a consultant at PwC, which included a secondment to the World Economic Forum. Prior to this she was a senior research and strategy consultant at TNS Global.
Outside of the day job, she is a member of the steering committee at the Tech Talent Charter, a small business mentor through Start-up direct and CommonwealthFirst, a Tech London Advocate, and a fellow at the RSA.

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