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Engineer Yamilee Toussaint Is Empowering Girls By Integrating STEM and Dance

STEM From Dance gives girls of color access to a STEM Education by using dance to empower, educate, and encourage them as our next generation of engineers, scientists, and techies. Yamilee wanted to help others build self confidence while increasing the diversity in STEM.

I Transitioned Into The IT Space With Little Experience And Prevailed

It was there, where leadership saw the potential I had to serve as a cyber professional. I was paired with a mentor who didn’t “have time” to mentor me. He actually expressed to me that the role I was being groomed for shouldn’t have been happening, and that I should have had at least 10 years of experience before being offered the role.

Female African American Innovators That Are Changing The Game

When we think of the term innovation, many of us automatically gravitate toward the idea of something new and fresh created by technology experts. We’d like to think that there’s a plethora of dope ideas coming into fruition across many avenues of STEM.

Here Are 5 Inspirational Children's Books Created by Black Women in STEM

There’s nothing like positive representation of young girls exploring exciting careers. If you are wondering what to get for girls who are interested in STEAM, look no further! These fabulous five are perfect black history books.

STEAM Focused Beauty Brand Led By 18-Year-Old Zandra Cunningham Has Landed in Target Stores

Zandra answers the need to provide safe skin care alternatives coupled by empowerment to young girls like herself. Which is what we need more of in black owned beauty companies now more than ever.

The Subtle Truths of Diversity and Inclusion in Academia and How Mentorship Combats Its Negative Effects

Then I began to take courses and I felt a sense of isolation. In most of my classes, I was the only black student and this was intimidating. Some days I felt uncomfortable to speak in class and sometimes felt that I would be criticized for my different, yet “simplistic” views.

Scientist Jazmine Davis is Curing High Heel Hell One Insole at a Time

Once I began to slowly climb out of my depression, I tried to wear high heels again. I quickly realized that was not going to be an easy walk in the park and that’s when I decided to change my approach and gained interest in shoe design.

5 Black Women Engineers You Shouldn't Sleep On

Women in STEM fields have seen plenty of wins in 2018. So in case you have missed these monumental “hidden figure” milestones allow us to catch you up…

Google Sights of Sound Atlanta Pop-up Experience: Fun or Fail?

To celebrate the launch of the Pixel 3 , Google recently partnered up with YouTube Music to bring the Sights of Sound interactive pop-up photo experience. The tour stopped at 5 major cities across the United States including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Miami, and Atlanta.

#GRADSZN Slay Featuring 9 Women in STEM Fields

Check out these STEM Sisters slaying their graduation photos!

Google Search On: Highlighting The Six Women of Water Who Are Speaking Up For The Voiceless

Google’s empowering docuseries titled “Search On” was created to tell the stories of people on a quest for better answers while highlighting the intersection of technology and humanity. In wake of the Flint, Michigan water crisis these stouthearted six women of color decided to use their voices to speak up for the voiceless.

Here is to ME, Being Afraid and Doing it Anyway!

My career started the day I walked through the gates of that university in the name of “Let’s make Daddy happy!” I found myself in a man dominated work environment where I felt less, unwanted, unexperienced and worthless!

STEM Women Are An Untapped Resource, Mined By Education And Perseverance

Women need to be empowered with regard to society both ethnically and economically so that they become adequate co-worker in development processes by walking the path of inherent social justice.

Here’s why Google+ is shutting down over the next 10 months

As of October 8, 2018, Google Fellow and Vice President of Engineering Ben Smith announced that the company will be shutting down the consumer version of Google+ over the next 10 months.

Kids and Teens Tech and Science Day 2018

On Saturday, September 29, 2018 we hosted our very first event in collaboration with Kids Next Code: Kids and Teens Tech and Science Day! This day was designed to provide hands on activities to teach science and web design to students in the local Atlanta community.

Atlanta Black Tech Week : Sip and Pitch Event

4 African American panelist playing major roles in the technology industry around Atlanta gathered at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Downtown Atlanta on Thursday evening to discuss the progression of Technology among African Americans.

Black Girl Magic: Defying the Odds as a Non-traditional Astrochemistry Student

One day, I was notified by financial aid at CSU and informed that I needed to present my social security card. I went to the financial aid office at my school and was told that I needed to go to the SSA. When I went to the SSA, I learned that I was mistakenly declared deceased on the date of my father’s death.

Everything was taken away from me.