To create products that serve increasingly diverse customers and solve a wider range of social problems, technology companies need women engineers. However, only 25 percent of math and computer science jobs in the United States are filled by women Continue reading Cracking the code: Working together to engage and empower female technologists at Bloomberg
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Former WNBA player Niesha Butler has opened the first Afro-Latina-owned STEM camp, S.T.E.A.M. Champs, in New York City to reduce accessibility barriers to tech educational resources for Brooklyn youth. Continue reading Former WNBA star Niesha Butler opens first Afro-Latina-owned STEM camp in New York City
African Americans make up only three percent in many big tech companies from Silicon Valley, and even less in leadership positions. Continue reading How African Americans Can Start Their Career in Tech in 2021
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Entrepreneur Justin Turk knew his start-up was special, but a $1 million prize from Grammy award-winning singer and producer Pharrell Williams came as a shock. Continue reading Black tech entrepreneurs get $1 million boost from Pharrell Williams
When you think of the history of Black education in the United States, you might think of Brown vs. Board of Education and the fight to integrate public schools. But there’s a parallel history too, of Black people pooling their resources to educate and empower themselves independently.
Astronaut Jeanette Epps will make history as the first black woman to live and work with a crew in space.
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This year has been a huge year for Zoom, as families and friends around the world have turned to the video chat service to stay in touch during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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On November 17th, Victor Glover became the first African-American astronaut to begin a full six-month stay in the orbiting lab.
By Laurie Dowling, National Utilities Diversity Council
What do you get when a serial innovator merges her vocation and her avocation? You get Bronwyn Morgan, founder of Xeo Air, an outsourced AI-based drone services and data analytics company, and Airversity Drone Academy & Consulting.Continue reading Who Said Woman Was Not Meant to Fly?
Popular social media app TikTok has become a viral success in the past two years of its existence. Continue reading How TikTok is Helping Students Heal
As businesses prepare to open their doors again, the hiring process has begun. Nearly forty million Americans lost their jobs from the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, which means that many of those people will be searching for work Continue reading Job Interviews are Going Virtual, Here’s What You Need to Know
On its 50th anniversary, the iconic Los Angeles Pride Festival and Parade, which normally draw hundreds of thousands of people to West Hollywood in June, will be going digital because of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading LA Pride Festival Cancels In-Person Celebration, Will Go Digital