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  1. PoojaSankar
    by Angie Chang

    Pooja Sankar Raises $6M For Her EduTech Startup Piazza

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Piazza Founder and CEO Pooja Sankar blogged on Women 2.0 a few months ago: “As a teenager, I never went outside alone, spoke to a boy other than my brother, or wore jeans or a short skirt.”

    The former Facebook engineer went to an all-girls high school in India and then was admitted to IIT Kanpur, India. She was one of a handful of girls in the midst of many boys. Pooja described herself as “shy and studied alone, while the boys worked together – benefitting tremendously from the collaboration.”

    As the founder and CEO, Pooja built Piazza to provide a collaboration tool