Owning Our Voices: Celebrating Black Women in Computing

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This year’s GHC featured a panel titled Owning Our Voices: Celebrating Black Women in Computing. During this panel session the BWiC video narrative was screened and Dr. Jamika Burge lead a discussion about the importance of sharing narratives that portray black women and girls in exciting, innovative, and multi-faceted technology roles. The panel included Dr. Jamika D. Burge, Founder and Principal of Design & Technology Concepts, LLC; Dr. Mave Houston, Founder and Head of USERLabs at…

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Introducing the Research Coalition for Black Women & Girls in Computing

Black women are a segment of the population that is one of the least represented in computing, and increasing their representation is further challenged by the lack of positive messages in media that celebrate their contributions to technology.  In an effort to combat this lack of awareness, it is important to amplify the voice of a thriving community of black women in computing and technologists and inspire black girls to…

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