Victoria Houed

Victoria Houed is an Associate at Plaintext Group, a nonpartisan, technology policy initiative by Schmidt Futures. She previously worked for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a TechCongress Congressional Innovation Fellow supporting the Speaker on all things tech, including broadband, privacy, antitrust, disinformation, and autonomous vehicles. Before her time in Congress, Victoria worked as a Software Engineer at Cards Against Humanity and founded a non-profit for Black Women in Technology called BlackByte. She holds her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, where she focused on nanotechnology and systems engineering.