Tag Archives: STEM

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National Black Programming Consortium and Silicon Harlem Hold Inaugural Hackathon

New York-based organizations partner to deliver Hack360

The Silicon Harlem 2nd Annual Tech Conference announced the winners of Hack360, a hackathon event…

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Facebook Launches TechPrep to Improve Diversity in Tech

Site aims to push for more diversity in Silicon Valley

TechPrep shows parents and students what programming is, why it’s important, and what sort of…

By Samara Lynn

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5 Futuristic Revelations From the TED@IBM Event

A diverse lineup of scientists demonstrated some extraordinary tech at TED@IBM

The TED@IBM event not only showcased a diverse selection of scientists, but it also showed…

By Samara Lynn

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White House Hosts Astronomy Night

President Obama announces private-sector STEM commitments

White House Astronomy Night is just the latest in a series of events that President…

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Dr. Kala Fleming, an IBM scientist who leads research in water management, spoke at the TED@IBM Talk.

Prominent Black Scientists Among Speakers at TED@IBM Talk

A dynamic roster of disruptors spoke on topics ranging from sneakers to water mapping

From water research to astrophysics, black scientists represented strongly at the TED@IBM event.

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The Hidden Genius Project Competes for Grant from Google

Google.org announced 10 finalists in its Google Impact Challenge: Bay Area

The Hidden Genius Project works with young black men to teach them about technology creation,…

By Robin White Goode

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Congressional Black Caucus Co-Hosts Panel on Getting a Job in Tech

Young professionals learned how to transition non-tech education and work experience into a tech career

The CBC hosts a panel on careers in tech as part of its CBC Tech…

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[TechConneXt Summit] Hackathon Recap

And the winner is ...

Part of Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt event in Silicon Valley included a hackathon. A portmanteau of…

By Samara Lynn

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[TechConneXt Summit] Day 2: Diversity, Finance, Opportunities, and Success

Another full day is scheduled at Black Enterprise's first tech conference

Today the agenda is full of informative sessions on trends, gaming, music, strategizing, and more.

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[TechConneXt Summit] ‘Til next time …

After a wildly successful inaugural event, Black Enterprise gears up for its 2016 Summit.

This year’s TechConneXt Summit covered pitching to investors, millennial tech stars, guides to senior management…

By Safon Floyd

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[TechConneXt Summit] Meet the Hackers

5 HBCUs sent their best and brightest to Silicon Valley to compete for best app creation at BE inaugural tech summit

20 ambitious students hack their way into notoriety with the BE SMART TechConnext Summit Hackathon.

By Safon Floyd

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Riding the Wireless Wave to the Stars

How David Grain's private equity firm ventures into spaces others don't dare

Ken Louard, director of business development at Grain Management, says Grain showed affinities for business…

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[TechConneXt Summit] Day 1: Investing and Ascending

The inaugural Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit kicks off in Silicon Valley

Students, engineers, professionals, executives, and tech pioneers have gathered for two days of collaboration,…

By Safon Floyd

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Meet the Creators of the weCliq Social App

Brown University alums Robert Gillett and Marc Howland, and Harvard grad Adam Demuyakor, create new social app

weCliq is a new and innovative networking app that enables users to connect and meet…

By Brittany Dandy

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UNCF’s $50 Million Initiative to Prepare Students for 21st Century Jobs

Lilly Endowment funds a grant it hopes will help college educated youth land employment

Lilly Endowment is committing $50 million to UNCF to prepare students at HBCUs and predominantly…

By Robin White Goode

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[Tech ConneXt Summit] AT&T Sponsors Black STEM Students at TechconneXt Summit In Silicon Valley

Howard University students to tour AT&T Foundry and meet with recruiters

College students from Howard University will tour the AT&T Foundry facility and participate in a…

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The Future Belongs to the STEM-Savvy

As more girls code, more women sue, but who is ready to fill the tech gender gap?

The latest women’s revolt in the tech industry – a class action suit filed against…

By Caroline Clarke

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CBCF Conference: Day 2 Recap – African American Inclusion in Tech and Black Lives Matter

Hot topics from the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Conference

For the next two days, the in-depth discussions on issues disproportionately impacting black communities will…

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Muslim 9th Grader Arrested, But Not Charged After School ‘Hoax Bomb’ Incident

Case shines light on profiling, school safety, and whether authorities are going too far

Recent arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, a Muslim, Texas teen whose invention was mistaken for a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Legacy Flight Academy Pays Homage to Tuskegee Airmen

Prepares youth to follow Red Tails’ example and fly high—in more ways than one

The mission of Legacy Flight Academy is to provide minority youth with flight training and…

By Robin White Goode

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