Kai Morton

Kai Morton is a 16 year old rising junior attending Bishop O’Dowd High School (class of 2017). Kai is a scholar athlete who is an active member of her school’s golf team, track team, and robotics team. In her spare time Kai is an avid video gamer and bassist. She discovered her love for technology as a middle school student and was an early member of Black Girls CODE programs since 2011. Through her participation in Black Girls CODE and many other coding camps and workshops; Kai has learned to program in Javascript, Java, HTML/CSS, Ruby, and multiple basic and intermediate gaming platforms.

Kai recently was selected as the grand prize winner for the Dell/Seventeen Magazine STEM Essay Competition and was one of a small group of youth selected to attend the youth track of the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Conference. In the summer of 2015 Kai participated in the Enza Innovation Academy and developed a mobile application called She2U for female student athletes which secured the second prize in the final pitch contest. Kai aspires to pursue a career in technology in the video gaming industry and become the CEO of her own tech company.