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Tracy Chou

Block Party

Tracy Chou is an entrepreneur and software engineer known for her work advocating for diversity and inclusion in tech. She is currently the founder and CEO of Block Party, which builds tools for online safety, privacy, and anti-harassment. Their latest product, Privacy Party, helps people find and fix privacy risks on social media.

She is also a co-founder of Project Include, a non-profit working to create a tech ecosystem where everyone has a fair chance to succeed. In 2013, her Medium article “Where are the numbers?” helped jumpstart the practice of tech companies disclosing their diversity data.

Tracy was previously an engineer at Pinterest, Quora, and the U.S. Digital Service, has been recognized as one of TIME's Women of the Year, MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators under 35 and Forbes Tech 30 under 30, and was a Terman Fellow and Mayfield Fellow at Stanford University.

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