MJ Mont-ReynaudOffice Coordinator

MJ (Marie-Jo) Mont-Reynaud graduated from Stanford University in 2007 with a degree in Communication and has since been working with various non-profits and in various ways to tell stories that lead to social change. As a documentary filmmaker, she made her first film, “My Mountain”, about a remote community in rural Haiti, where she founded a small non-profit organization working to address poverty in the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. She has since worked in communications at The Campaign for Female Education, a non-profit dedicated to girls’ education in Africa, and as a Project Manager at Micro-Documentaries, a documentary startup that focuses on the transformational stories of non-profit organizations.

Posts by MJ

Fellow Spotlight Video: Mjumbe Poe

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A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with one of our 2011 Fellows, Mjumbe Poe and talk about life, technology and Code for America. I did a video about Karla Macedo, another fellow, a few months …

Meet the 2011 CfA Interns!

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We’re so excited to have a bunch of new faces in the office: summer interns! Last week, over a dozen new recruits joined Code for America to work on projects ranging from design and code to policy and outreach — thanks in no small part to the support of Google Summer of Code and the other organizations that made this program possible for the students.

Fellow Spotlight Video: Karla Macedo

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As we approach the deadline for our Early Decision application for the 2012 fellowship, I wanted to share with you a story from one of our current fellows, Karla Macedo — an “artist at heart and graphic designer by trade.” …

Why I’m Coordinating For America

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Code for America, over the years it will work with city governments, has the ability to do exactly what Tim O’Reilly envisions: to “change the world by spreading the knowledge of innovators.” One of the ways it will do this …