#BITTechTalk ep. 60 “Founders Hour”

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We are continuing our monthly #FoundersHour series by speaking with entrepreneurs and startup founders  Candace Mitchell and Chanel Martin of Techturized, a startup company whose focus is to provide innovative solutions to the hair care industry through science and technology. Tune Read more…

#BITTechTalk episode #59 “Diversity at tech conferences”

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Diversity issues in technology are nothing new and given the recent diversity reports released by tech giants Google, Facebook and Twitter we all know that there is a lot of work that needs to be done. Take a look at the average technology Read more…

Win a free ticket to PuppetConf 2014

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Blacks In Technology is once again “Stomping The Divide” and this time we have partnered up with PuppetLabs  (creators of the Puppet IT Automation and Configuration Management tool) for this awesome contest. For the next 3 weeks we are giving away Read more…

Knight-Mozilla Fellowship Opportunity

By Ayori S. 1 Comment

Opennews.org needs help to encourage women/minorities to apply to the Knight-Mozilla Fellowship programme http://opennews.org/fellowships. They have this year included a box on the application form for minorities so they can track their outreach. It is run by Mozilla who have a big Read more…

code2040

Code2040 — shaping the future for minority coders

Blacks In Technology recently sat down with Laura Weidman (Founding Executive Director of  Code2040) for a one on one interview about the Code2040 program.

In case you aren’t aware Code2040 is an organization that matches high performing black and latino undergraduate and graduate coders and software engineering students with Silicon Valley start-ups for summer internships,

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Black Founders

Black Founders

The Black Founders mission is to increase the number of successful black entrepreneurs in technology.  Our goal is to create an ecosystem that stimulates tech entrepreneurship and fosters economic growth in the community.
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Black Girls Code

Black Girls Code

BlackGirlsCode is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, BlackGirlsCode introduces computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities in programming languages such as Scratch or Ruby on Rails. 
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