If my life has taught me one thing so far, it is that I have a passion for uplifting the black community—specifically black girls and women.
On Tuesday, April 30, The National Coalition of Negro Women launced, #GIRLTECH, a conversation with professionals who may not have started in the technology field but found their passion has led them to companies or organizations where technology plays an important role.
The work Britney Robbins is doing through The Gray Matter Experience (GME) is vital to seeing the kind of leadership we want to see in our schools, homes and neighborhoods.
This year’s event serves as a fundraiser to support their D.I.V.A.S in the City, a free violence prevention summer camp and helps provide a job for two teen girls.
This Sunday Funday was full of good eats and even better conversation around how we can support the work of Higher Heights to encourage Black women to vote, run, and lead in 2020 and beyond.
Veteran journalist and NABJ Chicago board president, Maudlyne Ihejirika joined Chi Hack Night for a special Black History Month discussion.
According to #SHEDIDTHATFILM producer Renae Bluitt, there has been a 605% percent increase in businesses that are owned by black women.
Have you heard? Case Western Reserve University recently launched a coding boot camp and more colleges and universities are taking note of a massive shift in workforce demands. Read my latest feature on the rise of entrepreneurship in academia here.
If you take a close look at the representation of Black and Latinx women in tech and among the ranks of well-funded entrepreneurs, it seems to be more of the same.