About the Author
Tracy Chou is an entrepreneur, software engineer, and diversity advocate.
Tracy is a founding member of Project Include, a nonprofit that uses data and advocacy to accelerate diversity and inclusion solutions in the tech industry. From 2011 to 2016, Tracy was an engineer and tech lead at Pinterest, with roles on web, infrastructure, API, email, and growth. Before Pinterest, she worked at Quora—also as an engineer—and was on reserve with the United States Digital Service as a technical consultant during the previous federal administration. Alongside her engineering career, Tracy is widely known for her work pushing for diversity in the tech industry. In 2013, she helped to kick off the wave of tech company diversity data disclosures with a GitHub repository collecting numbers on women in engineering. In her current role at Project Include, she is focused on driving solutions in the space.