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Kaya Thomas is an iOS developer and creator of We Read Too, an app that serves as a resource for anyone seeking children’s and teen books written by and about people of color. Kaya is a mentor with organizations such as Black Girls Code and co-founded her own STEM camp for girls back in 2009. She is an alumna of the CODE2040 Fellowship, and has interned with Time Inc and Intuit. For her work regarding education and technology, she was honored on the Black Girls Rock! Award show by First Lady Michelle Obama in 2015. In her free time, she loves to read, code, tweet and cook/eat.