Karla Monterroso is a leadership coach, strategist, activist, and racial equity advocate. She is the former CEO of Code2040, a nonprofit dedicated to the proportional representation of Black and Latinx people in tech at all levels of leadership. Karla joined Code2040 as Vice President of Programs in 2014 and became CEO in 2018. Over her time at Code2040, Karla worked with more than 6,000 community members and 200+ companies. Karla has dedicated her career to addressing the issue of racial opportunity and wealth gaps in America through education, healthcare, and technology. Karla was previously on the board of tech nonprofit One Degree. She is also a graduate of the University of Southern California.