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General Motors volunteers help 2nd - 6th grade students at Detroit International Academy Tuesday, September 12, 2017 during a STEM-focused activity in celebration of the GM - Black Girls Code partnership and the launch of a Detroit chapter in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors)

GM Catapults Launch of Black Girls Code Detroit Chapter

Recently another grant surfaced, along with several other offers allowing the company to raise well…

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Code2040 Is Set to Disrupt and Close The Wealth Gap

Code2040 prepares black and Latino students to excel in tech

As readers of Black Enterprise know, STEM jobs are the future. Unfortunately, relatively few black…

By Robin White Goode

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I Just Judged My First Black Girls Code Hackathon

Black Girls Code offers a look at what a diversified tech industry could bring the world

Last Sunday, I was asked to judge a Black Girls Code hackathon. The event, hosted by…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM

5 Programs to Make Your Girl STEM-Strong

Check out these five programs that expose young girls to STEM education

Future success requires well-balanced literacy in STEAM (science, technology, education, arts, and mathematics). Girls are…

By Samara Lynn

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Black Excellence

BPN Celebrates Black Excellence and Achievement in the Bay

It's time we support our leaders of tomorrow

The Black Professional Network (BPN) gets behind the Black Girls CODE initiative by celebrating Black…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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code

The Simplest Ways Business Owners Can Learn to Code

In today’s tech-driven world, fluency in the fundamentals of coding is an essential skill, even if it is not a standard requirement of your job

Check out these five tips if you want to learn to code as it can…

By Black Enterprise

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Top Tech Stories

The Top Tech Stories Most Impactful to People of Color in 2016

There was lots of big news, announcements, and controversies in the tech world this year; many pertaining to people of color

Falling short of diversity goals in Silicon Valley, one company exceeds expectations; Airbnb gets powerful…

By Samara Lynn

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Black Girls Code

Black Girls Code Makes Cameo on Fox’s ‘Empire’

On this week's episode of 'Empire,' Cookie Lyon, played by Taraji P. Henson, visits a Black Girls Code seminar

Cookie asks Dubois what Black Girls Code is all about, to which he replies, “This…

By Samara Lynn

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Black Girls Rock Google

Black girls build games with Google in New York City

The girls were taught how to build a game using the programming language Scratch.

By Samara Lynn

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Celebrate Girls Day of Code on August 8

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

By Kandia Johnson

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Oprah

Oprah Winfrey Gives Support To Black Women Social Entrepreneurs

Here are six phenomenal women to receive a $25,000 Toyota award

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Oprah’s “Live The Life You Want” Weekend recently wrapped after an eight city arena…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Toyota Awards $25,000 To Black Girls Code To Further TechEd

Founder Kimberly Bryant honored during Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend

Toyota awards $25,000 to Black Girls Code which introduces underserved African American girls to computer…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Awards Honors Black Girls Code Founder

STEM advocacy leader received the Social Progress Award

At the 2014 Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Awards 10 talented honorees including Black Girls Code…

By Cristie Leondis

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The 5 Best Black Girls Code Apps You Should Know

Imagine if the next generation of tech mavens looked like our daughters and sisters

For those who are unaware of the powerfully influential Black Girls CODE organization, please take…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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10 Twitter Reactions to Black Girls CODE’s Hackathon

Twitter shows BGC much love

The incredibly dynamic Black Girls CODE grassroots organization held a hackathon last weekend.
Teaming up with…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Women of Power: Preparing Young Girls For STEM Careers

Symposium tackles the issue of increasing the number of black women in science, technology, engineering and math related ndustries

How do we bring more young women into the field of STEM and keep them…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Girls Code Wins First Place in Windows Azure Developers Competition

TechEd nonprofit focused on girls of color wins $50,000 grant

Black Girls Code wins first place and $50,000 in AzureDev community campaign.

By Janel Martinez

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Black Girls Code Competes to Win $50,000 in Microsoft Azure Developers Competition

Only TechEd nonprofit focused on girls of color is one of top three finalists

Black Girls Code (BGC) is in the running to win a $50,000 grant from Microsoft’s…

By Janel Martinez

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Move Over Boys: 4 Coding Schools Just For Girls

Check out these all-girl coding programs

A list of coding education programs directed at women and girls of varying ages.

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Black Girls Code and MOJO MediaWorks Host SXSW Workshop to Teach Girls to Code, Create Mobile Media

Award-winning African-American women in tech partner to host iPod Film School & Web Design Workshop for Black girls at SXSW 2013

Kimberly Bryant, founder and CEO of Black Girls Code, and Allissa Richardson of MOJO MediaWorks…

By Janel Martinez

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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