#BITTechTalk ep. #75 w/ Tiffani Ashley Bell – Detroit Water Project

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On this episode of the #BITTechTalk podcas we chat with Computer Scientist, Tiffani Ashley Bell about her latest endeavor, The Detroit Water Project, a platform connecting donors from around the world to people in Detroit and Baltimore needing assistance with water bills. Since Read more…

Walking the Tightrope Across the Opportunity Divide

By Dominique Jones 1 Comment

I had been in and out of college for three or four years when my mother brought home a flyer for some technology program. In so many words, she told me, “You’re going to do this. I signed you up.” Read more…

#BITTechTalk ep. #74 w/ Computer Scientist Dr. Nicki Washington

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On this episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast Greg is joined by Dr. Nicki Washington, Computer Scientist and Associate Professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Science at Howard University. Dr. Nicki Washington was the 2000 valedictorian of Johnson C. Read more…

Feeling Othered

By Malcolm Newsome 0 Comments

Originally posted on http://blog.8thlight.com/malcolm-newsome/2014/06/18/feeling-othered.html I recently had the distinct pleasure of speaking with three aspiring software developers. They recently enrolled in a code school that helps facilitate their learning and prepare them for careers in the software field. They are sharp Read more…


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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