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African American Innovators

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.

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.

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.