Chances are, if you’ve ever stuck a disk drive into a computer or printed from a computer or even used a computer with a color screen, you have computer scientist and engineer, Mark Dean, to thank for all of that. Continue reading Mark Dean: Computer Engineering’s “Hidden Figure”
IBM appointed Admiral Michelle J. Howard, the first African American woman to command a U.S. Navy ship, to its board, the company announced Tuesday. Continue reading IBM just appointed the first African-American woman to command a US Navy ship to its board
By Brady Rhoades
The first female African-American astronaut in space was not cured of curiosity when she whirled about the cosmos as part of NASA’s STS-47 in 1992. Her vision sharpened, like a kid who takes her first plane flight. Wondrous, yes, but still a hint. Continue reading Dr. Mae Jemison: On a ‘Starship’ Enterprise
With his PlayVS e-sports platform, Delane Parnell is creating a valuable scouting grounds for new tech talent. Continue reading Meet the 26-year-old entrepreneur turning high-school gamers into varsity athletes
Eddie Ndopu wants to become the first physically disabled person to travel to space. MTV will follow a South African activist on his quest to become the first physically disabled person to travel to space. Continue reading MTV to Chronicle Disability Activist’s Quest to Travel Into Space
It’s a great time to learn how to code. Whether you’re looking to reinvent your career and become a developer, leverage a new skill in your current job, or just better understand what the developers on your team are up to, there has never been a better time to get into programming. Continue reading Which Coding Language Should You Learn?
Everyone knows that Dr. Mae Jemison was the first African American woman to travel into space – but many don’t know that an African American woman “suited her up”. McDougle was Jemison’s suit tech for the historic mission STS-47 aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor September 12, 1992. Continue reading Sharon Caples McDougle is somewhat of a “hidden figure”
Valeisha Butterfield-Jones is a political advisor-turned-tech exec, with a goal to change Google. Continue reading Tech Has A Huge Diversity Problem. This Woman Is Determined To Fix It.
Technology is being consumed at an ever increasing rate causing executives, managers, and process improvement experts on the factory floor to re-define the methods of training and dissemination that have become obsolete.
Continue reading The iGen iEverything Train is Coming, but Are You Ready?
Wayne Sutton is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Change Catalyst and its Tech Inclusion programs. Change Catalyst is dedicated to exploring innovative solutions to diversity and inclusion in tech through the Tech Inclusion Conference, training, workshops and the Change Catalyst Startup Fellows Program.
Continue reading A Leading Voice in Diversity and Inclusion in Tech
According to the National Science Foundation (NSF), minority women comprise fewer than 1 in 10 scientists and engineers in the United States. Studies from researchers around the world reveal that one antidote to this disparity is to ensure there are more role models in underrepresented communities.
Continue reading New Doctors Break Barriers in Engineering
Twitter met or surpassed many of the diversity and inclusion goals it set for itself for 2017, the company announced today. Twitter is now 38.4 percent female, compared to 37 percent in 2016. Continue reading Twitter is now specifically focusing on increasing black, Latinx and female representation