Tag Archives: STEM

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Bringing STEM Within Reach of All Students

What rigor, community, and good teaching can do

The 2006 New Jersey Teacher of the Year is revolutionizing the way math and science…

By Robin White Goode

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9 Black Women in STEM You Need To Know

They're making strides in STEM fields

International Day of Women & Girls in Science celebrates female achievers in STEM worldwide. Here…

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Scientists View Gravitational Waves From Distant Universe For First Time

The gravitational waves are from two black holes colliding 1.3 billion years ago

Scientists detect gravitational waves for first time.

By Samara Lynn

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Black History Month: Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist

29 days of modern black history makers

Notable astrophysicist, cosmologist, and author Neil DeGrasse Tyson made history in 1996 as the frst…

By Safon Floyd

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Upcoming Tech Events You Need to Know

A great roundup of upcoming tech events for people of color, the physically challenged, and the LGBTQ community

Serial entrepreneur and Tech Inclusion and Buildup co-founder, Wayne Sutton, released a round-up of the…

By Samara Lynn

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Black History Month: Then and Now in STEM

Honoring the achievements of African American pioneers in STEM

Currently, Dr. Moore works for the City of Berkeley Public Health Department and is the…

By Samara Lynn

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The Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce Black Youth Hackathon

And you thought there were no black people in the Bay Area

The Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce is holding its first ever annual black youth…

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Robotics Scientist

Meet Dr. Ayanna Howard: Roboticist, AI Scientist, and Old School #Blerd

She's one of the brightest minds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence

Dr. Ayanna Howard is an award-winning scientist who has worked for NASA, built robots for…

By Samara Lynn

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Obama Was the Best President Technology Could Have Ever Wanted

The tech industry will miss Obama when he's gone

Obama’s elevation of technology as national interest has been a hallmark of his presidency since…

By Samara Lynn

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The State of Education In the Union

Final SOTU address highlights President Obama's commitment to educational goals

The White House is bullish on computer science, but we’ll have to wait to see…

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TechCrunch Writer Blasts Whites in Tech on Diversity, Comment Chaos Ensues

The Internet never fails to disappoint with outrageous and inflammatory comments on issues about diversity in tech.

A writer at TechCrunch posted an article blasting tech industry leaders for an overall tone-deafness…

By Samara Lynn

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Pixel Pals


Buzz and his friends, the Pixel Pals, teach kids the fundamentals of electronic design with the Buzz’s Brain Blast kits. From soldering circuitry to programming, kids are taught complex concepts in fun and interactive ways. The basic kit is priced at $25 and an add-on, which teaches the basics of robotics, is available for another $20. The kits work with Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and Brain Board systems.

10 STEM Gifts for Kids

Holiday gifts that teach STEM skills

Here are some holiday gifts for nurturing and encouraging STEM skills.

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Got Computer Science? You Should

Computer Science Education Week is Dec. 7 – 13

BlackEnterprise.com sat down with Jeffrey R.N. Forbes, associate professor of the practice of computer science…

By Robin White Goode

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Lack of Talent Pipeline a ‘Myth’ Says Congressional Black Caucus Chair

CBC and black tech professionals announce new diversity and inclusion efforts

“There are African Americans who are ready, who are willing, and who are able to…

By Samara Lynn

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9 Salary-Boosting IT Certifications

IT pros should consider obtaining additional skills

Recently, employment site Dice.com and CIO.com featured a list of the IT tech certifications that…

By Samara Lynn

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Inspired at BE TechConneXt Summit, Millennial Entrepreneur Seeks Success With Charmer

Inspired at Black Enterprise's first TechConneXt Summit in Silicon Valley, a young entrepreneur is ready to launch his business.

“What we are trying to do is make reviews more social and more mobile. The…

By Samara Lynn

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African American Scientists Nearly Invisible in NIH Program

Biotech program's woeful lack of participation from black scientists

A new study shows that a National Institutes of Health program, which gave out three-quarters…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConneXt Summit: Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Talks Urban Cities 3.0

The former NBA star shares how technology is driving economic growth

The former NBA Kevin Johnson start shares how technology is driving economic growth.

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Multi-Culti Coalition Demands a Seat at the Table During Tech Diversity Forum

The Congressional Black and Hispanic Caucuses speak out at Sen. Harry Reid event

The CBC has been particularly focused on diversity in the tech industry. It launched the…

By Samara Lynn

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Two Atlanta Startup Hubs Merge to Diversify Tech Sector

Opportunity Hub and TechSquare Labs aim to grow black tech companies

Opportunity Hub’s Founder and CEO Rodney Sampson, together with TechSquare Labs co-founder and angel investor…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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