Join us at our fourth Annual Gala to celebrate the incredible journeys of C4Q, Access Code, and our amazing community. Hosted at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, the VIP reception starts at 6:30PM, while doors open at 7PM for the main event.

Your contribution provides more opportunities for adults from low-income and diverse backgrounds to learn to code, gain jobs in tech, and create companies of the future!


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We would like to recognize those who have led the way
and inspired us by their remarkable achievements!

Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors!


Lead Investor


Accelerator Investors


Angel Investors

Program Sponsors

Featuring food and drink from the best local Queens and NYC establishments!


Familiar Faces at C4Q-Tech/Bash ver. 4.0!

NBC News Correspondent, Jo Ling Kent, will return for a third year of hosting C4Q-Tech/Bash!

DJ Manneeni is back and will be spinning music for the night!

Peek into Previous Galas


#C4QTechBash is generously hosted at the MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Museum in Long Island City!

Honoree Bill Murphy, Senior Managing Director & CTO at Blackstone, with C4Q Co-founder, Jukay Hsu


Board Chair, Elias Roman Co-founder of Songza, with emcee Jo Ling Kent, NBC Tech News Correspondent

2015 Volunteers of the Year: Greg Gunderson (left) Machine Learning Programmer Analyst at Mt Sinai and Alex Samuel (right) Machine Learning Engineer at ActionIQ


Honoree Craig Nevill-Manning, Director of Engineering at Google NY, with Access Code 2.0 graduate, Madelyn

VIP Reception at M. Wells Dinette inside of MoMA PS1

Honoree Craig Nevill-Manning experimenting with Mozi, a student project that introduces robotics and technology to young children, created by Access Code 2.0 students 


3D Body Scanning and Printing by Shapeways

Entertainment by DJ Manneeni

Access Code 2.0 students getting down!


We look forward to seeing you in your best cocktail attire!

Bash Planning Committee


Henri Benaim, Co-chair 

Jessie Tang, Co-chair 

Austin Lunny

Kar-men Cheng


Dana Defilippo

Prameet Kumar

Ginji Wang

Kelley Kurfess

Stacy Chen

Terrie Liu

Mackenzie Deary

Karen Imas


C4Q Board of Directors

Elias Roman
Board Chair
Co-founder of Songza; Google

David Yang
Coalition for Queens (C4Q)

Marleen Vogelaar
Co-founder of

Michael Borofsky
Vice Chair
Senior Vice President,
MacAndrews & Forbes

Jennifer Hensley
General Manager at

Sam Mandel
Partner at

Adam Belanich
Co-founder of
Joyride Coffee

Jessica Milner
Covington and Burling LLP

Steven Brill
Founder of
CourtTV (now TruTV)

Senator Bob Kerrey
(Nebraska) President of
New School

Jukay Hsu
Co-founder of
Coalition for Queens (C4Q)

Soo Kim
Chief Investment Officer & Managing Director at Standard General


C4Q Board of Advisors

Alex Garvin
Professor of Urban Planning &
Management at Yale University

Jessica Lawrence
CEO of
NY Tech Alliance

Carol Conslato
Director of Public Affairs, ConEd / Former President of the Queens Chamber of Commerce

Congressman Joe Crowley
U.S. Representative,
New York 14th District

Dawn Barber
Co-founder of
NY Tech Meetup

Mark Peter Davis
Managing Partner at
Interplay Ventures

Congresswoman Grace Meng
U.S. Representative,
New York 6th District

Rachel Haot
Managing Director at 1776

Reshma Saujani
Founder & CEO of
Girls Who Code

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