Tag Archives: STEM

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…

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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…

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CBC Tech 2020 AAIP

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Former Twitter Engineer Blasts Company For Diversity and Inclusion Problem

The environment at the social media company led Leslie Miley to leave

One tech professional is now speaking out about his first-hand experience of being one of…

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STEM Women of Color Immortalized in Digital Stock Photos

There is a disturbing lack of stock images online of women of color in tech. These two women in tech aim to fix that

Two women create free, online stock images of women of color in STEM fields.

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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…

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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…

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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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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,…

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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…

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