Empowering New Leaders

Access Code alumni are working at the top tech companies, building the tech community, and launching startups of their own.


Paola Maldonado

After Access Code, Paola joined BuzzFeed as an iOS software engineer and helped launch their News mobile app. She also helped launch NYC Tech Latinas, an organization dedicated to increasing the representation of Latinas in the tech industry.

Moawia Eldeeb

An Egyptian immigrant who grew up in Queensbridge Public Housing, Moawia launched his own tech startup after graduating from Access Code. He recently raised over $1.85 million in venture capital to build his company SmartSpot.