BWiC Holding It Down in Houston

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Black Women in Computing Founder, Danielle Cummings, and local Houstonian, Mahalia Asanaenyi, was interviewed by Melanie Lawson on local Houston program, Crossroads, to discuss the lack of diversity in the tech industry, about Black Women in Computing, our events around Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing and why was it important for us to be visible in Houston. Click the image or link below to watch the interview. http://abc13.com/video/embed/?pid=1042887

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#GHCManbassadors

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Without a doubt, gender equality in tech fields takes support from both sides of the gender equation.   Whether we’re talking about fathers, brothers or manfriends, the 49 percent of U.S. population plays a critical role in #changingthegame. That’s why I am always impressed when I meet a “Manbassandor.” Today was no exception. Just a stone’s throw from the George R. Brown Convention Center, I spoke with a Pakistani “Dadbassandor” who…

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Texas Southern University – A Reflection on 2008

The year was 2008, the day Nov. 4. In awe, my family and I watched the results of the election come in. Then as a family we made the decision to drive to one of the historic black neighborhoods in Houston. We started at Scott and Wheeler in Houston’s Third Ward. This was the home of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, an historic, politically active and community-minded church. This was the…

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Introducing Black Women in Computing At #GHC15

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A special thing happens when bright minds come together.  Things work.  New relationships are forged.  Deals are made.  The needle moves.  This is the power of community—the power of Systers’ Affinities Communities. Here at the Black Women in Computing virtual offices, we’re laying the building blocks for what we hope will be the best GHC experience to date!  Every day leading up to the 2015 GHC, we’ve been sparking our…

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