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Brooklyn Tankard

Bravo TV Star Brooklyn Tankard Turns to Fashion Tech [Video]

I’m an entrepreneur by nature. It’s in my blood, it’s in my DNA. My entire…

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WOCinTech

3 Tech Scholarships to Apply for Now

There is no excuse to not take advantage of these opportunities

Here are three programs currently offering scholarships that will give you the coding or entrepreneurial…

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Draper University

Draper University Offers Scholarships to Increase Diversity

If you are eager to get your foot in the door of Silicon Valley, look no further than Draper University

If you are adventurous and a risk taker, and ready to dive headfirst into the…

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Deborah Olivia Farmer, Carl West, Thomas K.R. Stovall, Dr. Lance McCarthy, Ray Lewis, Ann Marie, Star Cunningham

Thomas Stovall creates #ImBlackInTech [VIDEO]

As if having a fully functioning startup isn’t enough, Stovall recently started an equally impressive organization

The organization recently partnered with Chicago 1000, a branch of an organization called, Global 1000,…

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3rd Annual Culture Shifting Weekend Awards Brunch

Andrea Hoffman Is Shifting Culture in Silicon Valley

There is magic in curating rooms to create opportunities

Recently, Andrea Hoffman, strategic growth adviser, author, and founder of Culture Shifting Weekend, held the…

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RYSE TV Promo

Introducing RYSE: The Multicultural VOD Network [VIDEO]

RYSE CEO Jay Jackson and CTO Mike Felix, talk about why there is a need for on-demand video content that specifically caters to people of color

Blerds, the dramedy that follows the struggles and victories of a sometimes awkward, yet driven…

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Forward: The Doctor’s Office of the Future [VIDEO]

Typically, everything in the healthcare system is set up to be reactive instead of proactive, but that's all about to change thanks to Forward

Forward is meant to be preventative and forward thinking, hints the name.

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Using Technology to Maximize Productivity

These are some apps that I found helpful with pros and cons included

I must have downloaded about 10 scheduling apps but ultimately, I landed on Calendly.

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uber

Diversity in Silicon Valley and an Uber Engineer’s Suicide

Silicon Valley desperately needs mental health innovation

Due to rapid growth demands capped out at billion-dollar valuations, it seems that employees are…

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Kwame Thomison

Coffee With: Asana Engineer Kwame Thomison

Meet Kwame Thomison: an Engineering Site Lead at Asana with a B.S. in Information Science from Cornell University

Learn more about the career path of Kwame Thomison, an Engineering Site Lead at Asana…

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black female entrepreneurs

6 Lessons Black Female Entrepreneurs Should Learn Now

Takeaways from the Black Women Talk Tech conference

Takeaways from the Black Women Talk Tech conference, which aimed to give black female entrepreneurs…

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career lessons

Coffee With: Airbnb Project Manager Lexi Butler

Meet Lexi Butler, a Standford University graduate who ended up unexpectantly working in the world of tech.

Learn more Lexi Butler, how she landed a job at Airbnb, and how the Standford…

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Afrobytes

Afrobytes Tech Conference Aims to Change the African Narrative

Other cultures have populated the continent, yet African Americans have been slower to adapt

If African-Americans don’t own this bridge, we will be left behind.

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policy

How One Atlanta Company Uses Tech to Connect People With Policy

Dar'shun Kendrick, who represents the 93rd district of the Georgia House of Representatives, interviews Horace Williams, founder of Empowrd Apps, about ways to leverage tech to increase community engagement in the political process

Meet Horace Williams, a young man using technology to connect everyday citizens to policies and…

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createherstock/instagram on smartphone horizon

How to Date in the Digital Age

In an ever-changing technological world, It’s important that dating evolves as life evolves.

The way we met and courted each other five-ten years ago doesn’t exist anymore.

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Angela Benton/NewMe Accelerator

Angela Benton moves NewMe Accelerator from Silicon Valley to Miami

After reframing her business model, Benton decided to move shop

Having a one-week accelerator model blended without an equity stake has proven to be a…

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Virtual Reality

What Does It Take to Make a Virtual Reality Film? (Part 2 of 2)

Virtual reality is the visual phenomenon that is quickly approaching normality

It could be six, it could be eight, it could be twenty cameras, all stitched…

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Baron Davis

Baron Davis is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

Tis' the Season, all year around

Davis’ coloring book teaches you all about the African-American figures that school did not.

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Huddle Ventures

Huddle Ventures Sends 100 Students to SXSW

What happens when 100 students from HBCU’s across America descend on the city of Austin for SXSW?

Huddle Ventures, Rodney Sampson and partners Derrick Morgan and Michael Petterson brought a massive group…

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Jotaka Eaddy

What Does Black Excellence Look Like?

The Black Professional Network and Breaking Into Startups is about to show you

Recently, the Black Professional Network brought a community of individuals together to celebrate Black Excellence…

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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