Upcoming #BITTechTalk episode #72 w/ Yolanda Conyers – Diversity, the Lenovo Way

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Join us next Thursday, April 2nd at 9pm for another exciting episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast. Joining us as our guest will be Yolanda Conyers, Vice President, Worldwide Functions and Human Resources ,Chief Diversity Officer at Lenovo, Read more…

#BITTechTalk podcast ep. #71 w/ Dr. Danielle Paige Smith “UI/UX – making tech usable”

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In this episode of the #BITTechTalk podcast we are joined by UI/UX (User interface/User eXperience)  expert, Dr. Danielle Paige Smith.  Check it out as we discuss UI/UX as a career in technology and the research that goes on in the field. Read more…

BIT partners with Self.conference to help tackle diversity in tech!

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Blacks In Technology focuses on increasing diversity in technology as well as establishing a blueprint of world class technical excellence and innovation by providing great resources to the community. In the past year we have partnered with organizations such as O’Reilly Read more…

Black Founders brings their HBCU Hackathon to Grambling State University

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On March 20-22, Black Founders will bring their HBCUHacks program to Grambling State University. HBCUHacks is a series of weekend hackathons that introduce students at historically black colleges and universities to technology careers and entrepreneurship. Grambling, LA (March 3, 2015) — Black 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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