Melissa Halfon is a lead software engineer at Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women. She is also a co-founder and former Chief Technical Officer of Vidcode, an education company focused on advancing equity in computer science.

She has held positions in the U.S. Army and a NYC quantitative finance desk where she combined her skills in math and computer programming to develop algorithmic equity trading strategies. Melissa is a lifelong student and lover of mathematics and is committed to creating tools that allow all students to find their own passion for technology.