Tarika Barrett

Chief Operating Offcer
Girls Who Code

Dr. Tarika Barrett currently serves as Chief Operating Officer at Girls Who Code, an international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology by inspiring, educating, and equipping young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. In her role as COO, Tarika oversees the organization's free Summer Immersion Program and after-school Clubs Program, which have reached 185,000 girls across the United States, in addition to the International Expansion, Alumni Programming, and People & Culture teams.
Tarika also serves on the board of CSforALL, an organization committed to making high-quality computer science an integral part of the educational experience of all K-12 students and teachers and to support student pathways to college and career success. She also sits on the board of Eskolta, a nonprofit dedicated to helping urban public schools re-engage at-risk teenagers.

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