GOOGLE ANNOUNCES $250,000 IN GRANTS IN RESPONSE TO FLINT, MI. WATER CRISIS

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(May 3, 2016, Flint, MI) Access to clean drinking water is a concern all over the world, but in the United States it’s often a foregone conclusion. That is not the case recently for the residents of Flint, Michigan, many Read more…

The Tech Life….Getting Hired ep. 1 w/ Michael Dorsey of Amazon

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On our very first episode of the Blacks In Technology presents The Tech Life…Getting Hired, we are joined by Mike Dorsey, Software developer at Amazon. In this episode we discuss interview strategies, resume tips and advice for getting hired as Read more…

BIT partners with DevOpsDays Chicago

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Blacks In Technology has once again partnered with the great folks of DevOpsDays Chicago for their annual DevOps tech conference happening August 30-31. Call For Proposals DevOpsDays Chicago is looking for original material for ignite talks (5 minutes) and presentations (30 minutes). Read more…

Coding in Color – MAKER’S CLUB: Innovation WorkShop

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Join Coding In Color on Saturday April 30th at 12:30 pm PT at Dev Bootcamp, for a “makers” workshop. MAKER’S CLUB: Innovation WorkShop Saturday, Apr 30, 2016, 12:30 PM Dev Bootcamp633 Folsom St 6th Floor, CA 18 diverse techies Attending ** 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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