In this episode of Restarting America, Jeremy Greenberg from 97 Switch interviews Brianne Caplan, the Founder and Executive Director of Code Your Dreams, a nonprofit that empowers youth to innovate community solutions through code. Throughout the interview, they discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on business and society. Caplan shares how the current health pandemic has affected her nonprofit and how she is adapting to new circumstances.
Earlier this year, Caplan founded CoderHeroes, a coding program for children with a buy-1-give-1 charitable model to support Code Your Dreams students throughout the pandemic. As a former Data Scientist and Program Director for the University of Chicago’s Careers in Computer Science program, she has a passion for giving every student the technical skills and inspiration to create the change they wish to see in the world.