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E.34 - Michael Ellison: Leverage

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May 12, 2022

Michael is the co-founder and CEO of CodePath, a 503 nonprofit transforming computer science education for underrepresented minorities at over 50 colleges and universities. Working closely with major technology companies such as Cognizant, Microsoft, and Facebook, is changing what's being taught and how it's being taught in CS programs nationwide.

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