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

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

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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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HP Announces Business Challenge Program with HBCUs

Part of its efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in hiring

“We need to reinvent a standard for diversity and recognize the ingrained and subtle biases…

By Robin White Goode

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Microsoft Hosts Encouraging and Empowering Girls STEM Tech Day

The girls were provided an immersive Silicon Valley experience

Last week, Microsoft co-hosted a fun-filled day of all things tech for African American girls.…

By Samara Lynn

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NoVo Foundation

Warren Buffet’s Family Fund Commits $90M to Empower Girls of Color

The funds will be parceled out over a seven-year period

The foundation is also allowing girls of color and the agencies and advocates that work…

By Samara Lynn

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Karen Civil

Karen Civil Opens STEM Focused Computer Lab in Haiti

Social media maven and philanthropist makes annual pilgrimage to Haiti to give back

Media and entertainment mogul Karen Civil opened her Live Civil STEM-focused Computer Lab at the…

By Daron Pressley

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This Black Female Northrop Grumman Engineer Recognized as ‘Outstanding’

She builds fighter jets for one of the military's largest suppliers

April Fowles was recently awarded “Outstanding Woman in Technology” by the National Society of Black…

By Samara Lynn

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good public school

The Difference a Good Public School Makes

Without much money, Tulsa’s Union District gets great results

What do children who are struggling with basic skills like reading and writing need? More…

By Robin White Goode

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Verizon

Verizon Campaign Says #WeNeedMore for High-Tech Jobs

There are currently 9 million STEM job available.

Verizon has launched a new campaign, #WeNeedMore to shed light on the currently four million…

By Samara Lynn

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tech talent pipelinev

Stop With the Lack of Tech Talent Pipeline Foolishness

No, the problem isn't the pipeline; it's you, Silicon Valley

Statistics show that people of color under the age of 45, account for 18.8 percent…

By Samara Lynn

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science

3 Essentials to Turn Girls Onto STEM

Stephanie Espy, author of STEM Gems, talks about several ways to interest girls in STEM at an early age

Above all, approaching science, technology, engineering and math with intentionality is the best way to…

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Ignored Potential

This Is Why More Black Women Are Not Attending Engineering School

Taking a deep dive into how to really create more black women engineers

“Ignored Potential” is a paper by a group of engineers that scrutinizes the roadblocks and…

By Samara Lynn

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black engineers

Black Engineers Recruit Powerful Ally

The two groups are trying to get more blacks in what will be the fastest growing job market in the next decade

Bioengineering jobs will grow 23 percent from 2014 to 2024, at a much faster rate…

By Samara Lynn

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“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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