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EMC, Intel among Award Recipients at Black Engineers’ Gala

The National Society of Black Engineers award ceremony, honored high-achieving students and academics in engineering as well as companies and executives fighting for diversity in tech.

“…our award winners not only show us the possibilities through their achievements, they also provide…

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Prince will release 2 albums with Warner Brothers this year

Prince Understood the Value of Technology for Music Early On

The genius of Prince extended to his savvy about technology

“What may not occur to many is his innovative use of recording and production techniques…”

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In ‘A Fighting Chance’, Olympic Hopefuls Get Shot At Medal

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the…

By Kali Wilder

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Meet the Engineer with a Revolutionary Idea for ‘Smart’ Plants

Aja Atwood is co-founder of everblume, a smart solution poised to change the way we grow plants

Everblume is a futuristic way to grow plants, no matter what natural environmental conditions the…

By Samara Lynn

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Ex-Twitter Engineer Rants About Diversity, Gets Hired by Slack

Leslie Miley went on a rant about Twitter's lack of diversity. You won't believe what happened next...

Our primary goal is to avoid becoming yet another place where underrepresented groups exit the…

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Stacy Brown-Philpot Promoted to TaskRabbit CEO

Brown-Philpot ascends to a position that makes her one of the most powerful blacks and women in Silicon Valley.

With the promotion to CEO, Brown-Philpot becomes one of the most powerful (and few) black…

By Samara Lynn

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Filmmaker Matthew Cherry Leverages Mobile Filmmaking in ‘9 Rides’

Film shot on the iPhone debuted at SXSW

BlackEnterprise.com sat down with Matthew Cherry to get some insight into the vision behind the…

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Lawrence Griffith: Digital Marketing Groundbreaker

Lawrence Griffith is a pioneer in integrating mobile and marketing

“Because we didn’t get $150 million [in venture capital] like Groupon or Foursquare, we had…

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Meet Dr. Lisa White: Paleontologist

Dr. Lisa White is a micropalentologist who has conducted research in the farthest reaches of the globe

“I had to take gun training–someone had been mauled by a bear.”

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Black Tech Founder Tweets Fundraising Frustrations

Black tech founder uses Twitter to slam racism in VC industry

“…trying to fit in with a culture that doesn’t particularly embrace black founders.”

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‘Disrupted’ Book Shows Age is the New Black in Silicon Valley

A new book, 'Disrupted,' is a white guy's personal experience of being on the receiving end of tech's lack of diversity culture

“Age bias, race bias, and gender bias are pervasive. I experienced this through the prism…

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Rob McConnell

Q&A With Rob McConnell, Designer at Toyota

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand out, and increasing diversity in the auto industry

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand…

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Loretta Cheeks

10 Black Women Changing the World via Science and Technology

Paleontologist, oceanographer, tech innovator: these black women are doing life-changing work in STEM

Paleontologist, oceanographer, tech innovator: these black women are doing life-changing work in STEM.

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4 Times Technology Turned Racist

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology.

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Adekunle Ayodele

Mixle is Like ‘Match.com’ for Business

Mixle helps business professionals mingle with other like-minded professionals at events

Mixle helps business professionals mingle with other like-minded professionals at events.

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Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Gives $2 Million Grant to National Society of Black Engineers

Northrop Grumman and the National Society of Black Engineers team up to create more minority engineers.

Northrop Grumman and the National Society of Black Engineers team up to create more minority…

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Twitter CEO Takes Questions and Criticism at Black Engineers’ Event

Twitter CEO takes part in a fireside chat at the NBSE after his company has been heavily scrutinized for lack of diversity

Twitter CEO takes part in a fireside chat at the NBSE after his company has…

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Building an Extraordinary Team: The Heart of the Matter

The founder of Digital Factory, a tech startup, on early family experiences shaping how he built his team

The founder of Digital Factory, a tech startup, on early family experiences shaping how he…

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Talitha Hampton

Women’s History Month: Q&A with Talitha Hampton, President of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Hampton is not only a chemical engineer; she is the president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Talitha Hampton is the president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black…

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DID Innovation Center

DigitalunDivided Announces Innovation Center for Black and Hispanic Women

digitalundivided launched BIG Innovation Center focusing on women of color-owned startups

DigitalunDivided launched BIG Innovation Center focusing on women of color-owned startups.

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