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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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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…

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Hidden Figures

IBM and ‘Hidden Figures’ Celebrate Jeanette Epps’ Foremothers

Diversity in STEM celebrated at CES

The panel focused on the incredible achievements of the three mathematicians as depicted in Hidden…

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STEM

How My Mother’s Love of Cookies Made STEM a Core Piece of My Life

The ubiquity of STEM at every stage of my development had a major impact on my desire to become an engineer

Author of STEM Gems, Stephanie Espy, shares how her mother’s passion for baking fueled her…

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Princess Leia

Tech 100: How Princess Leia Influenced This Woman in STEM

Goodbye, Princess Leia. And thanks

Star Wars lit a fire in my imagination and for a kid who came from…

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Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

The Road to TechConneXt: Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, Physicist

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Physicist and cancer researcher, Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

She is one of the less than 100 black women physicists in the U.S. She…

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[Women’s History Month] The Best Cities for Women in Tech

Capital regions are the best areas for women in tech

Smart Asset releases report showing which cities are best for women in tech.

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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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digitalundivided founder Kathryn Finney

digitalundivided Founder Talks Black Women and Tech Funding

Tech entrepreneur and blogger Kathryn Finney writes about the dismal availability of startup dollars for black women

“The fact that only 11 startups led by black women have raised more than $1MM…

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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…

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Janet Emerson Bashen

How Janet Bashen Became a Software Pioneer

Janet Emerson Bashen is the first African American woman to hold a software patent

Janet Emerson Bashen is the first black woman to hold a software patent
If you Google…

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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…

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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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#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…

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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…

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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

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Howard University Presents Woman in STEM Researcher of the Year Award

A Howard alum and department chair receives the award

Howard University, a top HBCU awarded a Howard alum and department chair the second Woman…

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10 Career Resources for Women in STEM

Organizations help to increase the number of women involved in STEM

A list of 10 great career resources to help women in STEM build their skillset…

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One Woman Reflects on Why ‘I Chose to Become an Ex-Black Woman in STEM’

Jenn M. Jackson says discrimination derailed her STEM career

Jenn M. Jackson says discrimination derailed her STEM career and that she has no regrets…

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iUrban Teen Tech Founder Deena Pierott Introduces Teens to STEM Disciplines

White House Champion of Change honoree invests in tomorrow’s tech leaders

BlackEnterprise.com honors Pierott as Innovator of the Week for her dedication to bridging the achievement…

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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