Tag Archives: STEM

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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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Healthcare Tech Company Provides New Moms with Personalized Care

Mahmee.com CEO, Melissa Hanna, talks how she entered the tech world and her digital company for women

Check out Melissa Hanna, CEO of Mahmee.com, a tech company that caters to new moms…

By Brittany Dandy

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(Part I) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Nuanced racism occurs regularly for no apparent reason besides skin color

Two veteran tech company CEOs talk about the racial discrimination they’ve faced in the tech…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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#ProjectDiane: the #RewritetheCode Documentary

Digital Undivided's Kathryn Finney exposes tech bias toward black women

#ProjectDiane is the final phase of #RewriteTheCode, a social initiative that exposed tech industry bias…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The 2nd Annual Icebox Derby Equips Girls with STEM Skills and Scholarships

ComEd Challenges 30 Chicagoland teens to build racecars from recycled refrigerators

ComEd kicked off its 2nd annual Icebox Derby on July 25 with a diverse group…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Lack of Diversity in Tech Takes Center Stage This Summer

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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What Does an Engineer Look Like?

Social media hashtag inspires female engineers to speak up

Female engineer, Isis Anchalee, starts #ILookLikeanEngineer hashtag to highlight diversity in tech.

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Celebrate Girls Day of Code on August 8

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

By Kandia Johnson

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[Recap] White House Hosts Youth Leadership Hackathon

Youth leaders and staff meet at the White House for leadership development and policy workshop

Youth leaders and staff gather at the White house for leadership development and policy workshop

By Kandia Johnson

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Tech Company Takes Bold Approach to College Education

CEO of BOLD Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tool to help students and parents navigate the admissions process

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…

By Brittany Dandy

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NCLB Rewrite Strengthens Career and Technical Education

Sen. Tim Kaine, Democrat, champions CTE as a STEM solution

Key provisions developed by Sen. Tim Kaine have been approved for inclusion in the Every…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM Activities and More at Camp Google

Free online camp gets kids outside doing science experiments

Google has consulted the experts to design a fun online camp for kids that gets…

By Robin White Goode

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Middle School Boys from Baltimore Learn Coding and 3-D Design

New program from Verizon held at Morgan State

Verizon has developed Minority Male Makers, a STEM program for middle school boys in Baltimore…

By Robin White Goode

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Scientist and HBCU Grad Says Support Networks Helped Her Succeed

STEM Profile: Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., of Dow Chemical

Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., a senior chemist at Dow, says support networks and hard work helped…

By Robin White Goode

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Defense Department Awards $3.78 Million to STEM Program for Minority Students

83% of program participants go to grad school

STEMPREP Project at Southern Methodist University identifies young talent in the sciences and nurtures it…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM Role Models and Career Success

Mentors and exemplars play an important role

A panel on STEM role models at the U.S. News STEM Solutions conference speaks to…

By Robin White Goode

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