Alex Qin

Alex Qin is a programmer, teacher, and public speaker. She believes in universal access to computer science education and in the importance of building ethical and humane technology. She is the founder of the Code Cooperative, a collective that empowers people returning from prison to use and build technology as a means of liberation. She is on the Board of the Computer Science Teachers Association of NYC and on the Associate Board of Mouse. She was previously the Director of Technology at Gakko, the Web Engineering Team Lead at Skillshare, and the Curriculum Director at Coalition for Queens. She holds a B.A. in Computer Science from New York University. She was born and raised in Paris, France, with parents originally from China and the Philippines, and has been living in New York for 10 years.

How do we heal?

June 13, 2019

Drawing inspiration from restorative justice practices and her own journey of healing, Alex Qin offers a hopeful vision for how we can come together and co-create the world we yearn for.