CADRE 2021 Speakers
Mikeal Vaughn is the founder and Executive Director of Urban Coders Guild, a Tulsa-based nonprofit organization that provides web and mobile application development skills to underserved and under-resourced communities. After spending nearly two decades working in IT in the US and Southeast Asia, Mikeal is a global industry veteran who believes that tech skills and experience paired with soft skills training are vital but more can be done to ensure that young people of color or women thrive in STEM industry jobs. Mikeal is a native Tulsan and graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. He spent almost a decade living in Japan and speaks fluent Japanese. He holds a BA from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Temple University Japan.