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This Young Black Robotics Engineer and CEO Just Landed a Sweet Deal with Apple

Reach Robotics will sell its line of MekaMon real-life gaming robots in Apple’s flagship U.S.…

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DNA Simple CEO Olivier Noel Pitches on ABC's Shark Tank

Young Geneticist Gets ‘Shark Tank’ Mogul to Invest in His DNA Startup

He strikes deal with Mark Cuban to support breakthrough medical research

Olivier Noel pitched DNA Simple, a new way to support cutting-edge medical research, on a…

By Brandon Andrews

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My Son Switched His Major to Computer Science. Maybe Yours Should Too

Computing skills are what's driving STEM job growth

Despite the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ favorable STEM job forecasts (“Employment in occupations related to…

By Robin White Goode

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E-Mentoring Program Brings Professionals into Lives of Kids in Need

Cricket Media exposes children to engaging, high-quality texts

Zolt also says that the effort is collaborative. “We need local sponsors, local schools, and…

By Robin White Goode

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NCA&T Student, Brandon Long (Image: File)

NCA&T Senior Gets 11 Offers From Top Tech Companies

The NCA&T senior ended up in a bidding war between Apple and Microsoft

The NCA&T Senior ended up in a bidding war between Apple and Microsoft.

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Google Just Granted $1 Million to Increase Black Male Presence in Tech

'Students are five times more likely to take an interest in computer science if they often see people who look like them in that field...'

The Hidden Genius Project is an Oakland-based organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black…

By Samara Lynn

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Pressure Increases for More Tech Firms to Tie C-Suite Exec Bonuses to Diversity Goals

Socially conscious investment firms say their clients make more revenue with diversity

Last year, Microsoft announced that its executives’ bonuses would be determined on whether that executive’s…

By Samara Lynn

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You Can Learn to Code—Without Taking on Debt

New York Code + Design Academy's income share agreement keeps students from incurring debt

Except for those that offer income share agreements—which require little to no cash up front.…

By Robin White Goode

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BE Smart Hackathon 3.0 Looks Like Our Best Yet

60 HBCU students will hack their way into the STEM-focused future

Have you ever taken a look at someone’s résumé and felt as if you should…

By Robin White Goode

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David Albritton, Executive Director of GM Global Product Development Communications, Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference (Image: File)

GM Peppers the Congressional Black Caucus Conference with Tech

GM shows the CBC why it's a tech company that happens to make automobiles

GM is transitioning away from the automotive business and focusing their efforts on a technology…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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

New opportunities for BGC after pushback of Uber donation

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

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Cheryl Contee (Image: File)

Cheryl Contee Talks Facebook Acquisition, Co-Founding ‘Yes We Code’, and More

"To be a part of two successful startups exits, particularly as a black woman, it makes me a true unicorn..."

To be a part of two successful startups exits, particularly as a black woman, it…

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Columbia Girls in STEM Initiative Inspires Young Women to Achieve in STEM Careers

Operating in four cities, the program works with underrepresented students

Last week I attended a mentorship talk of the Columbia Girls in STEM Initiative, a…

By Robin White Goode

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

BETechThinkful Winner TaChyla Murray explains the process she endured to become a JavaScript Developer

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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The Teacher Who Can “Talk To a 5-Year-Old About Engineering,” By Bill Gates

'I want students to see many different futures,' says Camille Jones, the 2017 Teacher of the Year

A lot of that was just my personal aptitude. But maybe things would have been…

By Robin White Goode

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Teen Tech Author, Sasha Alston, Globally Inspires Girls to Code

This teen learned to love STEM and then passed that loved on

Sasha Alston’s ultimate mission is to further the culture of science, technology, engineering, and math,…

By Rochelle Soetan

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Morgan State University Joins Global Partnership

Designated an official global research partner at Africa Open Data Conference

Morgan State University recently announced that it’s been designated “an official institutional global research partner…

By Robin White Goode

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Gives Kids ‘a Shot at STEM that Can’t Be Blocked’

The former pro ball player’s Camp Skyhook gets kids excited about science

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, renowned writer, cultural critic—and yes, basketball icon—has started a foundation that helps youngsters…

By Robin White Goode

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The Facebook Internship: 3 Students of Color Give Us the Inside Scoop

‘You’re like a full-time employee,’ says one

That’s one reason why Black Enterprise holds its annual tech conference, TechConneXt, in Silicon Valley…

By Robin White Goode

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National Science Foundation’s REU Program Seeks Diverse Candidates

Research Experiences for Undergraduates introduces students to careers in research

Have you heard of REU? Until recently I hadn’t. Research Experiences for Undergraduates is an…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

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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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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