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Monica Wheat

Monica Wheat is a Strategist, Educator, and Venture Developer. She is the Founder and Partner at Venture Catalysts, a venture and ecosystem development group which leads Techstars Startup Programs and recently helped launch the #CodeDetroit initiative introducing 2,500 kids to mobile app design in one week. Monica serves as the Entrepreneur In Residence at Grand Circus Detroit where she leads projects focused on techEd, corporate partnerships and diversity & inclusion. She is also the Founder and Executive Director of Digerati Girls, Inc. / Digerati Kids, a non-profit that has helped 6,000+ Detroit-area students gain skills and an introduction to careers in digital technology and entrepreneurship.


Monica Wheat
Executive Director
Venture Catalysts / Digerati Girls, Inc.