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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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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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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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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Morgan State Awarded $750K in STEM Grant Funding

Intel HBCU Grant Program part of its Diversity in Technology Initiative

Morgan State University, a historically black college in Baltimore, has announced the award of a…

By Robin White Goode

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This Ecologist Is Not Afraid of Bears—She Traps Them for Research

Rae Wynn-Grant is a rare species in her own right

Wynn-Grant is one of the few African American female ecological conservationists—if not the only one.…

By Robin White Goode

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Tamar Huggins

This Woman Is on a Mission to Increase the Number of Women and Minorities in STEM

Learn more about how Tamar Huggins is helping to increase STEM-related opportunities for minorities and people of color

Tamar Huggins is working to empower 10,000+ educators across the country to teach coding and…

By Kandia Johnson

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Some College Degrees Pay More than Others

Research your projected earnings before deciding on a major

For black Americans in particular, who as a group earn the lowest salaries and have…

By Robin White Goode

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Intel HBCU Grant Program

$4.5M Intel HBCU Grant Program to Increase Retention in STEM College Majors and Careers

Black tech workers remain severely underrepresented across the industry

Today, Intel Corp. is announcing the Intel HBCU Grant Program, a three-year, $4.5 million initiative…

By Robin White Goode

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Move Over, Bedtime Story – Make Room for Bedtime Math

This free app adds math and number sense to the traditional nighttime ritual

Summer is traditionally a time of summer reading lists—but have you ever heard of a…

By Robin White Goode

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FlyTechnista Is Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

A fly new platform for advancing women in the tech industry

TeLisa Ward, the founder of Flytechnista, talks to increasing the participation, visibility, and leadership of…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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Looking for a Summer Internship? Use This Resource and Get Hired Now

InternAlliance directly matches employers with qualified students

Yes, that’s true, but even at this late date you may be able to snag…

By Robin White Goode

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College Senior Born on Mother’s Day Now Saves Mothers

Student’s work addresses maternal mortality rate in Texas

Dominique Earland wasn’t just born on Mother’s Day—in a sense her birthright became her destiny.…

By Robin White Goode

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

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

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

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